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The Game of the Century (chess)

Index The Game of the Century (chess)

In chess, The Game of the Century is a chess game played between 26-year-old Donald Byrne and 13-year-old Bobby Fischer in the Rosenwald Memorial Tournament in New York City on October 17, 1956, which Fischer won. [1]

60 relations: Andrew Soltis, Arthur Bisguier, Bishop (chess), Bobby Fischer, Candidates Tournament, Castling, Checkmate, Chess, Chess Olympiad, Chess opening, Chess Review, Chess title, Chessgames.com, Collier's Encyclopedia, Donald Byrne, Dublin, E. P. Dutton, Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Everyman Chess, Fianchetto, FIDE titles, Graham Burgess, Grandmaster (chess), Grünfeld Defence, Hans Kmoch, Hypermodernism (chess), Immortal Game, James Eade, John Emms (chess player), John Nunn, Jonathan Rowson, Kevin O'Connell (chess player), King's Indian Defence, List of books and documentaries by or about Bobby Fischer, List of chess games, Marshall Chess Club, My Great Predecessors, New York City, Pal Benko, Paul Morphy, Pawn (chess), Pawn structure, Pin (chess), Pure mate, Queen (chess), Queen sacrifice, Robert Wade (chess player), Rook (chess), Sacrifice (chess), Smothered mate, ..., Tempo (chess), Tie-breaking in Swiss-system tournaments, Tim Krabbé, Transposition (chess), U.S. Chess Championship, U.S. Open Chess Championship, Vintage Books, White and Black in chess, Windmill (chess), World Chess Championship 1972. Expand index (10 more) »

Andrew Soltis

Andrew Eden Soltis (born May 28, 1947 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania) is an American chess grandmaster, author and columnist.

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Arthur Bisguier

Arthur Bernard Bisguier (October 8, 1929April 5, 2017) was an American chess grandmaster, chess promoter, and writer.

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Bishop (chess)

A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess.

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Bobby Fischer

Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.

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Candidates Tournament

The Candidates Tournament is a chess tournament organized by FIDE, chess' international governing body, since 1950, as the final contest to determine the challenger for the World Chess Championship.

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Castling

Castling is a move in the game of chess involving a player's king and either of the player's original rooks.

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Checkmate

Checkmate (often shortened to mate) is a game position in chess and other chess-like games in which a player's king is in check (threatened with) and there is no way to remove the threat.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.

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Chess opening

A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.

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Chess Review

Chess Review is a U.S. chess magazine that was published from January 1933 until October 1969 (Volume 37 Number 10).

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Chess title

A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank.

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Chessgames.com

Chessgames.com is an Internet chess community with over 224,000 members.

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Collier's Encyclopedia

Collier's Encyclopedia (full title: Collier's Encyclopedia with Bibliography and Index) was a United States-based general encyclopedia published by Crowell, Collier and Macmillan.

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Donald Byrne

Donald Byrne (June 12, 1930 – April 8, 1976) was one of the strongest American chess players during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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E. P. Dutton

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Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings

The Encyclopedia of Chess Openings is a classification system for the opening moves in chess.

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Everyman Chess

Everyman Chess, formerly known as Cadogan Chess, is a major publisher of books and CDs about chess.

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Fianchetto

In chess, the fianchetto ("little flank") is a pattern of development wherein a bishop is developed to the second rank of the adjacent knight file, the knight pawn having been moved one or two squares forward.

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FIDE titles

The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.

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Graham Burgess

Graham K. Burgess (born 24 Feb 1968 in Liverpool, England) is an English FIDE Master of chess and a noted writer and trainer.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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Grünfeld Defence

The Grünfeld Defence (ECO codes D70–D99) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Black offers White the possibility of cxd5, when after Nxd5 White further gets the opportunity to kick the Black Knight around with e4, leading to an imposing central pawn duo for White.

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Hans Kmoch

Johann "Hans" Joseph Kmoch (July 25, 1894 in Vienna – February 13, 1973 in New York City) was an Austrian-Dutch-American chess International Master (1950), International Arbiter (1951), and a chess journalist and author, for which he is best known.

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Hypermodernism (chess)

Hypermodernism is a school of chess that emerged after World War I. It featured challenges to the chess ideas of central European masters, including Wilhelm Steinitz's approach to the centre and the rules established by Siegbert Tarrasch.

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Immortal Game

The Immortal Game was a chess game played by Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky on 21 June 1851 in London, during a break of the first international tournament.

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James Eade

James Eade (born March 23, 1957) is an American chess master, chess administrator, chess tournament organizer, and chess book publisher.

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John Emms (chess player)

John Michael Emms (born 14 March 1967) is a chess player who has earned the rank of International Grandmaster.

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John Nunn

John Denis Martin Nunn (born 25 April 1955 in London) is an English chess grandmaster, a three-time world champion in chess problem solving, a chess writer and publisher, and a mathematician.

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Jonathan Rowson

Jonathan Rowson (born 18 April 1977) is a Scottish chess grandmaster and author.

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Kevin O'Connell (chess player)

Kevin John O'Connell (born August 28, 1949 in London, England) is an Irish chess master.

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King's Indian Defence

The King's Indian Defence is a common chess opening.

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List of books and documentaries by or about Bobby Fischer

This list of books and documentaries by or about Bobby Fischer is a bibliography using APA style citations.

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List of chess games

This is a list of notable chess games sorted chronologically.

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Marshall Chess Club

The Marshall Chess Club, in Greenwich Village, New York City, is one of the oldest chess clubs in the United States.

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My Great Predecessors

My Great Predecessors is a series of chess books written by former World Champion Garry Kasparov et al.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Pal Benko

Pal Benko (Benkő Pál; born July 14, 1928) is a Hungarian–American chess grandmaster, author, and composer of endgame studies and chess problems.

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Paul Morphy

Paul Charles Morphy (June 22, 1837 – July 10, 1884) was an American chess player.

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Pawn (chess)

The pawn (♙,♟) is the most numerous piece in the game of chess, and in most circumstances, also the weakest.

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Pawn structure

In chess, the pawn structure (sometimes known as the pawn skeleton) is the configuration of pawns on the chessboard.

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Pin (chess)

In chess, a pin is a situation brought on by an attacking piece in which a defending piece cannot move without exposing a more valuable defending piece on its other side to capture by the attacking piece.

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Pure mate

A pure mate is a checkmating position in chess in which the mated king and all vacant squares in its field are attacked only once, and squares in the king's field occupied by friendly units are not also attacked by the mating side (unless such a unit is necessarily pinned to the king to avoid it interposing to block the check or capturing of mating unit).

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Queen (chess)

The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally.

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Queen sacrifice

In chess, a queen sacrifice is a move giving up a queen in return for tactical or positional compensation.

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Robert Wade (chess player)

Robert Graham Wade OBE (10 April 1921 Dunedin, New Zealand – 29 November 2008, London), was a New Zealand and British chess player, writer, arbiter, coach, and promoter.

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Rook (chess)

A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.

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Sacrifice (chess)

In chess, a sacrifice is a move giving up a piece with the objective of gaining tactical or positional compensation in other forms.

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Smothered mate

In chess, a smothered mate is a checkmate delivered by a knight in which the mated king is unable to move because he is surrounded (or smothered) by his own pieces.

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Tempo (chess)

In chess and other chess-like games, tempo is a "turn" or single move.

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Tie-breaking in Swiss-system tournaments

Tie-break systems are used in chess Swiss system tournaments to break ties between players who have the same total number of points after the last round.

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Tim Krabbé

Tim Krabbé (born 13 April 1943) is a Dutch journalist and novelist.

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Transposition (chess)

A transposition in chess and other chess-like games is a sequence of moves that results in a position which may also be reached by another, more common sequence of moves.

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U.S. Chess Championship

The U.S. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the national chess champion of the United States.

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U.S. Open Chess Championship

The U.S. Open Championship is an open national chess championship that has been held in the United States annually since 1900.

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Vintage Books

Vintage Books is a publishing imprint established in 1954 by Alfred A. Knopf.

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White and Black in chess

In chess, the player who moves first is referred to as "White" and the player who moves second is referred to as "Black".

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Windmill (chess)

In chess, a windmill is a tactic in which a combination of discovered checks and regular checks, usually by a rook and a bishop, often forcing the opposing king to move back and forth between two squares, can win massive amounts of.

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World Chess Championship 1972

The World Chess Championship 1972 was a match for the World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer of the United States and defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Game_of_the_Century_(chess)

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