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Archive for September, 2015

September 18th, 2015

Pawn Sacrifice Competition Winners

Hi everyone!
I posted a competition on my newsletter, Facebook and Twitter and am glad to announce the winners below. The competition was in honor of the Bleecker Street’s new film PAWN SACRIFICE movie, which is coming out on September 25th. Since the movie is about World Champion Bobby Fischer, you needed to offer the best way to proceed in the position given. This position is from the 6th game of the World Championship Match of 1972 between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky.  Bobby played 20. e4! in this position, and went on to win the game in a nice fashion (see the game in a Chess King applet below). Read more…