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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]

18 relations: Arthur Bisguier, Bobby Fischer, Checkmate, Chess annotation symbols, Donald Byrne, Grünfeld Defence, Herbert Avram, List of chess games, Marshall Chess Club, My 60 Memorable Games, October 17, October 1956, Outline of chess, Queen sacrifice, Sacrifice (chess), The Game of the Century, Windmill (chess), 1956.

Arthur Bisguier

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

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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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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 annotation symbols

When annotating chess games, commentators frequently use widely recognized annotation symbols.

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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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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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Herbert Avram

Herbert Avram (24 January 1913 – 15 January 2006) was an American chess player, and Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy.

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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 60 Memorable Games

My 60 Memorable Games is a chess book by Bobby Fischer, first published in 1969.

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October 17

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October 1956

The following events occurred in October 1956.

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Outline of chess

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to chess: Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard (a square-checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid).

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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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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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The Game of the Century

The Game of the Century is a name frequently given to outstanding matches of some sport or competition.

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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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1956

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References

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

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