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  • Bobby Fischer Special Master Class Vol. 01: Bobby Fischer & Susan Polgar, 5 Bobby Fischer's Most Brilliant Instructional Games Chess DVD & A Legend on the Road: Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simultaneous Exhibition Tour (2nd Second Edition) Chess Book
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Bobby Fischer Special Master Class Vol. 01: Bobby Fischer & Susan Polgar, 5 Bobby Fischer's Most Brilliant Instructional Games Chess DVD & A Legend on the Road: Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simultaneous Exhibition Tour (2nd Second Edition) Chess Book

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A Legend on the Road: Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simultaneous Exhibition Tour
(2nd Second Edition)

John Donaldson


Fischer on Tour

No chess player has received the worldwide recognition that Bobby Fischer has. His match for the World Cliampionsbip with Boris Spassky in 1972 made Fischer a global figure. Silent for twenty years, he returned to the limelight with his retum tnatch against Spassby in Sveti Steflan. Today Fischer is again in the news as he faces the possility of going to prison.

A Legend on the Road deals with Bobby before he had become a household name. A complete unknown he wasn't, not with six U.S. Championships to his credit - including a scintillating 11-0 in the 1963/64 affair - but U.S. chess players bad never had a real opportunity to see him in action without traveling thousands of miles.

Their one chance to see Bobby up close was Fischer's 1964 exhibition tour. Following in the footsteps of such legends as Capablanca and Alekhine, Bobby barnstormed the U.S. and Canada from coast to His entertaining lectures, high level of play and personable manner won marty new admirers.

A Legend on the Road gives a comprehensive look at the tour with newspaper reports, magazine articles, personal reminiscences and Ins of games, wily of which have never been published before. This second edition features new matedal including a recently rediscovered exhibition in Indianapolis, first hand accounts from the San Francisco, Little Rock and Pittsburgh, several games, plus photos, artifacts as well as corrections. This book is a treasure trove for every Masher In.

Publisher: Russell Enterprises, 2005
Edition: Paperback medium
2nd Edition: Revised & Enlarged
ISBN: 1-888690-25-9
Pages: 198
Language: English
 

Master Class Vol. 01: Bobby Fischer


No other World Champion was more infamous both inside and outside the chess world than Robert James Fischer. But what were the secrets to his sensational ability, and what enabled him to take on the Soviet school of chess alone - and win? On this DVD, a team of experts presents you every facet of the chess legend, and shows you the winning techniques and strategies employed by the 11th World Champion. Grandmaster Dorian Rogozenco delves into Fischer's openings, and retraces the development of his repertoire. What variations did Fischer play, and what sources did he use to arm himself against the best Soviet players? Mihail Marin explains Fischer's particular style and his special strategic talent in annotated games against Spassky, Taimanov and other greats. Karsten MÌ?ller is not just a leading international endgame expert, but also a true Fischer connoisseur. His congenial video analysis of Fischer's legendary endgames can only be found on this DVD! To top it off - you too can unleash tactical combinations like Fischer! German Bundesliga player Oliver Reeh has compiled the World Champion's best combinations - and now it's your move. You too can try to find Fischer's stunning brilliancies by entering your solution on the board and receive video feedback in the new ChessBase media format!

å¥ Video running time: approx. 5 hours (English)
å¥ Interactive tactics test with video feedback
å¥ Collection of every Fischer game, tables, backround knowledge, short biography
å¥ åÒFischer powerbookåÓ- the World Champion's repertoire as an opening tree
å¥ Tactic training: 100 Fischer games with training questions.


System requirements: Minimum: Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista, XP (Service Pack 3), DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation. Recommended: PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz,4 GB RAM, Windows 7 or Windows 8, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet connection for program activation.
 

Bobby Fischer's Most Brilliant Instructional Games

Approximate running time: 1 hour 59 minutes

Susan Polgar will share with you her experiences she had with Bobby Fischer. Early in her chess career, Susan answers some of the questions everyone wants to know; like who would of won a Fischer Karpov match in 1975, the impact Fischer had on chess, what she learned from Bobby and how he compares with today's best. Susan will also take you through 5 highly instructive chess games and combinations. So let one World Champion take you through another World Champion timeless masterpieces, which will certainly enhance your chess Knowledge and ability.

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