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

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 such a lot U.S. chess avid gamers had by no means had a chance to determine him in motion up shut. in the course of his 1964 exhibition travel, he barnstormed the U.S. and Canada from coast to coast for 4 months, traveling over forty towns. His exciting lectures, excessive point of play and personable demeanour received him many new admirers.

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examine the journey with newspaper stories, journal articles, own memories and plenty of video games, many formerly unpublished.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

It is a treasure trove for each Fischer fan.

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