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Bobby Fischer Against the World – review

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Bobby Fischer Against the World – review

During the summer of 1972 the world was riveted by the cold war drama of the chess games in Iceland between the Soviet chess master Boris Spassky and his American challenger Bobby Fischer. I remember it well as I produced George Steiner's series of analyses of the contest for BBC Radio 3. Steiner's classic essay on the affair for the New Yorker was published in book form the following year as ...

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