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Bobby Fischer has an enormous knowledge of chess and his familiarity with the chess literature of the USSR is immense.

 
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Boris Spassky
Boris Spassky
  • Born: January 30, 1937
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Profession: Celebrity

Boris Vasilievich Spassky is a Russian chess grandmaster. He was the tenth World Chess Champion, holding the title from 1969 to 1972. Spassky played three world championship matches: he lost to Tigran Petrosian in 1966; defeated Petrosian in 1969 to become world champion; then lost to Bobby Fischer in a famous match in 1972.