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My 60 memorable games / selected and fully annotated by Bobby Fischer ; with introductions to the games by Larry Evans.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 794.1 FISCHER (Text) 33946003261042 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
 Benefactor Note: Cyrus Hayat, Friends of the Library Benefactor, 2017 [ SFC 2017-11-28 @ ZIONS-HUS ]

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  • ISBN: 9781906388300
  • ISBN: 190638830X
  • Physical Description: 384 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: London : Batsford, 2008.

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General Note: Includes index.
First published in the United Kingdom by Faber and Faber, 1969.
Revised edition published by Batsford, 1995.
Formatted Contents Note: Sherwin, New Jersey Open 1957 : too little, too late -- Larsen, Portoroz 1958 : slaying the dragon -- Petrosian, Portoroz 1958 : bear hug -- Pilnik, Mar del Plata 1959 : tact and tactics -- Rossetto, Mar del Plata 1959 : the unpleasant obligation -- Shocron, Mar del Plata 1959 : a small oversight -- Olafsson, Zurich 1959 : pride goeth -- Keres, Zurich 1959 : meat and potatoes -- Walther, Zurich 1959 : betwixt the cup and the lip -- Unzicker, Zurich 1959 : milking the cow -- Benko, Candidates' 1959 : unheard melodies -- Gligorich, Candidates' 1959 : castling into it -- Gligorich, Candidates' 1959 : something new -- Keres, Candidates' 1959 : too many cooks -- Smyslov, Candidates' 1959 : a whopper -- Petrosian, Candidates' 1959 : four queens -- Tal, Candidates' 1959 : a very near miss -- Spassky, Mar del Plata 1960 : old wine in a new bottle -- Gudmundsson, Reykjavik 1960 : a long voyage home -- Euwe, Leipzig Olympic 1960 : theoretical scuffle -- Letelier, Leipzig Olympic 1960 : a queen for the king.
Szabo, Leipzig Olympic 1960 : bad judgement -- Tal, Leipzig Olympic 1960 : no holds barred -- Darga, West Berlin 1960 : asking for trouble -- Lombardy, USA Championship 1960-1 : when the Maroczy didn't bind -- Reshevsky, 2nd match game 1961 : time will tell -- Reshevsky, 5th match game 1961 : sheer pyrotechnics -- Reshevsky, 11th match game 1961 : a peccable draw -- Geller, Bled 1961 : hoist with his own petard -- Gligorich, Bled 1961 : a lyrical performance -- Petrosian, Bled 19611 : the sincerest form of flattery -- Tal, Bled 1961 : the moral victor -- Trifunovich, Bled 1961 : the drawing master -- Bertok, Stockholm 1962 : hanging pawns unhung -- Bolbochan, Stockholm 1962 : a brilliant cadenza -- Korchnoi, Stockholm 1962 : Gaston and Alphonse -- Keres, Curao̧a 1962 : only a draw -- Keres, Curaa̧o 1962 : detective story -- Botvinnik, Varna Olympic 1962 : the confrontation -- Najdorf, Varna Olympic 1962 : the Najdorf variation -- Robatsh, Varna Olympic 1962 : a bright cameo -- Unziker, Varna Olympic 1962 : playing by ear.
Reshevsky, USA Championship 1962-3 : the missing link -- Fine, Skittles Game 1963 : shock treatment -- Bisguier, New York State Open 1963 : ghosts -- Benko, USA Championship 1963-4 : romp -- Bisguier, USA Championship 1963-4 : the indian sign? -- R. Byrne, USA Championship 1963-4 : the brilliancy prize -- Steinmeyer, USA Championship 1963-4 : a complex trap -- Celle, Exhibition Tour 1964 : tour de force -- Smyslov, Havana (Capablanca Memorial) 1965 : squeeze play -- Rossolimo, USA Championship 1965-6 : peekabooo strategy -- Portisch, Santa Monica 1966 : black magic -- Najdorf, Santa Monica 1966 : Najdorf's night off from the Najdorf -- Bednarsky, Havana Olympic 1966 : the price of incaution -- Gilgorich, Havana Olympic 1966 : the Fischer continuation -- Larsen, Monaco 1967 : Change of pace -- Geller, Skopje 1967 : flawed masterpiece -- Kholmov, Skopje 1967 : the erring bishop -- Stein, Sousse 1967 : when champions meet -- Bobby Fischer's tournament and match record.
Summary, etc.: One of the most important chess books ever written, reissued in celebration of a chess genius, Bobby Fischer. The American takes the reader through 60 of his games, describing his thoughts, the intricacies behind his and his opponent's strategies, the tactical justification of moves and the psychological battle in each one.
Subject: Fischer, Bobby, 1943-2008.
Chess > Collections of games.

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