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Eugenio Torre vs Robert James Fischer
Training game (1992), Sveti Stefan YUG, Aug-??
Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation. Smith-Morra Declined (B22)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-02-14
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  Benzol: Was this game played around the same time that Bobby played his other training games against Gligoric or was it later?
Sep-12-14  Mudphudder: Fascinating. I had no idea Fischer had training game(s) with Torre. Prior to seeing his game I thought it was only with Gligoric.
Sep-12-14
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  Joshka: Well Torre was Bobby's second for the Spassky match in 1992. Torre introduced Bobby also to Justine who became pregnant, with what Bobby thought was his child. He was on Torre's radio show many times, lived I think in his house too. Also in Bobby's last book from 2007, he gives variations on which they worked on together. I believe Torre posts on his page here at chessgames.com, but do not think he makes references to his lost friend.
Sep-12-14  Riverbeast: This was a well played game....Fischer defended well in what looked like a somewhat worse position

<with what Bobby thought was his child>

I don't think Fischer thought Jinky was his daughter...I think he just treated her as his daughter

One of Fischer's Icelandic friends was interviewed in "BF Against The World"...He said when he asked Fischer if Jinky was his daughter, Fischer avoided the question and said he didn't like talking about those things

If Fischer really thought she was his daughter, wouldn't he have just said so?

Sep-12-14
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  HeMateMe: Strange to see Fischer in so much pressure in a game. He is usually the one dictating things.
Jan-10-17  RookFile: In a similar position, GM Lombardy suggested that black shouldn't castle so soon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRT...

Evidently, in that game, Anand would have been in trouble too.

May-05-17  Helios727: Jinky at least thought she had a chance in court to be declared Bobby's daughter since she sued for an inheritance, only to lose after the DNA test.
Apr-17-21
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  MissScarlett: < Was this game played around the same time that Bobby played his other training games against Gligoric or was it later?>

Later. According to Gligoric, Fischer arrived in Belgrade several weeks ahead of the match (which began September 2nd). Their training games took place in Sveti Stefan, where they stayed in nearby bungalows (Bobby had the best one). Torre turned up closer to the match; it's not clear how many games he played with Fischer but more than this one surviving score.

That all but certainly means this game took place in August.

Apr-17-21
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  Joshka: <Helios727> When you see photos of Jinky she's a spit n image for Eugene. Of course I have no proof, but just like when you see photos of Nemenyi, you know that's Bobby's father.

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