A Legend on the Road: Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simultaneous by John Donaldson

By John Donaldson

In 1964 Bobby Fischer had six U.S. Championships to his credits -- together with a scintillating 11-0 within the 1963/64 affair -- yet so much U.S. chess gamers had by no means had a chance to determine him in motion up shut. in the course of his 1964 exhibition journey, he barnstormed the U.S. and Canada from coast to coast for 4 months, vacationing over forty towns. His wonderful lectures, excessive point of play and personable demeanour gained him many new admirers.

This is a complete examine the journey with newspaper reviews, journal articles, own memories and many video games, many formerly unpublished. This 3rd variation (doubled in measurement in comparison to the second one and shut to four hundred pages) good points a lot new fabric together with lately rediscovered exhibitions in Lawrence, Kansas, and Colorado Springs, 26 new video games, various newly annotated video games and plenty of formerly unseen photographs.

It is a treasure trove for each Fischer fan.

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