Game of the Century - Bobby Fischer vs Donald Byrne



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In the Chess Game of the Century, a 13 yr old Bobby Fischer showed the world that he was going to be a force in the chess world. Enjoy the commentary and the game. Be sure to check out more analysis at The software in the video can be found at and

Canal: Education
Subido: 19/07/10 a las 5:35 am
Autor: thechesswebsite

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Fuck Google (el 19/08/14 a las 4:16 am)
At 22:00 why didn't Fischer instead play BD6? He would have checked the King and attacked the Queen, and the Bishop would be protected by the knight. He would have gotten a free Queen if he did this. Is there something I'm missing?
deftonesssTR (el 30/06/14 a las 6:02 am)
16:50 why doesnt white horse take the black horse? He could've better trade and save that bishop (or whatever you call it)
Rozq (el 26/08/14 a las 8:35 pm)
Wouldn't it have been better if Fisher instead of sacrificing the Queen at 15:40 played black queen b1... this would allow to retake the rook then by his knight assuming that the white rook takes the queen, then the white queen at a3 would have been attacked... or am I missing something
Blake Kucera (el 20/07/14 a las 10:41 pm)
At the end I would have moved the king to H-2. Would that be a good move? I haven't really played in a while, and back then I could only see 2 moves ahead. So yeah, its when the king starts to move into check at the very end.
J Dodgeaspen (el 10/07/14 a las 8:20 pm)
wtf at 2:00 hes tower jumps into F 8 and king jumps to G 8 in the same move.. First of all king only moves one square. Tower had to move so that's a whole turn. The king then magically jumps over the tower.. And moves 2 squares instead of one.. Fixed game.
Awkward Alan (el 10/05/14 a las 5:09 am)
Why did he have to become a holocaust denying nutback in his later life? :( I guess like so many geniuses who go down in history, what they bring into their respective fields, they lack in a lot of other parts of their life. He was a quirky and weired guy even as a young man, but he really screwed up in his later life, being a jew-hating *sshole. I don't even hate him for what he said against jews (I'm not jewish, but German, and due to our history we are very sensitive when it comes to jew-hating) and about the holocaust (he was not allowed to live in the U.S. anymore), but I really pity him and try to seperate the brilliant chess player who made so many people happy from the disturbed man he became later. R.I.P. Bobby Fischer
John Barling (el 05/07/14 a las 7:16 am)
Remove the phrase, "At the same time" from your personal dictionary. 
DAGATHire (el 01/05/14 a las 1:17 pm)
Game of what century? Fisher has an interesting story and they once made a reasonably successful movie about him where they made him some kind of mystical hero figure. But by god did his reputation as a chess player get blown out of proportion. Game of the century my ass. 
Mike Sheldon (el 19/06/14 a las 7:09 pm)
Thanks for the "Bobby Fischer" videos.. Very informative and clearly your videos are better than some of the other "Bobby Fischer" videos.. Most are very boring and not very entertaining.. Thanks.. On 21:46, Fischer could of done a Bishop Fork, attacking White King and Queen instead of moving pawn B5? Any suggestions? I know he had the game in the bag..
Mike Lipsey (el 03/06/14 a las 3:43 pm)
Seriously, after saying the full "Bobby Fischer" the first 15 times, I think you can just say "Fischer." You address the other man as just "Byrne," why not "Fischer"?

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