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Meanwhile, 50 years ago today Boris Spassky vs Robert James Fischer in Game 5. Result? 0-1. Fischer won with black (Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner Variation. Main Line). There was fierce behind the scenes fighting going on over the issue of cameras and who had the right to film and movie rights, etc. One of the demands Fischer had made after Game 4 was that the pool in the building complex be closed to everyone but him, because someone had mistook him for an employee and complained that there was no soap in the showers. Also, Fischer had demanded that the size of the squares on the board be reduced from 2 1/2″ to 2 1/4″. I recently hunted up some pieces for a board someone gave me. I have to admit that the size of the pieces in relation to the squares does make a difference. Last night at this conference for priests which I am attended, a few guys decided to use the large outdoor chess set for a game. It was a little strange seeing it on a board that large, though I admit that the diagonals really popped out. Anyway, 50 years ago, Fischer prevailed in Game 5, winning with black to leave them tied at 2 1/2 to 2 1/2. A recap of the game HERE.

BTW… Happy International Chess Day!

White to move and trap the poor, wayward King.

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