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Robert James Fischer vs Laszlo Szabo
Havana (1965), Havana CUB, rd 8, Sep-05
Spanish Game: Closed. Kholmov Variation (C92)  ·  1-0



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Apr-04-06  ClubplayerGOLD: So beautiful, should have sent a poet. I dunno, it seems just like a routine game for Fischer I just thought the pawn push in the center was cool. It's like his opponent was powerless against it, but it was so simple for Fischer.

Just a Rook here, a Bishop there, another Rook there, and a queen smack dab in the middle with some center's all you need baby:)

May-16-06  RookFile: Szabo always had some interesting ideas in the Ruy Lopez. Here he tries ....Be6 and ...Bxb3 to achieve off Fischer's favorite bishop. But the super grandmaster quickly takes control of the game anyway.
Jun-28-06  spirit: me thinks this knight was well placed for the end game.Was there any need for 35...Ne4?
Aug-13-10  Damianx: Well if he don,t move it he loses it but its over a million ways the man was just to good
May-19-20  jerseybob: <RookFile: Szabo always had some interesting ideas in the Ruy Lopez. Here he tries ....Be6 and ...Bxb3 to achieve off Fischer's favorite bishop. But the super grandmaster quickly takes control of the game anyway.> it's a great Fischer game, no question, but I think black's line is playable to a point. Szabo went off the rails by surrendering the center, first with 11..exd4!? and later with 15..c5!? Holding fast with 11..Re8 looks better to me.

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