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Robert James Fischer is one of the greatest and most celebrated players in chess history. Exactly fifty years since the American won the right to challenge Boris Spassky for the World Championship crown, Tibor Karolyi documents Fischers unique journey from precocious youngster to the chess icon who obliterated Taimanov and Larsen before convincingly beating Petrosian on The Road to Reykjavik.
Tthis is the first of two volumes marking 50 years since Bobby Fischer's historic capturing of the World Championship crown. This book documents Fischer's career from child prodigy through to his legendary match wins over Taimanov, Larsen and Petrosian. The second volume will be dedicated to Fischer - Spassky.
International Master Tibor Karolyi is a former Hungarian Champion who is renowned as both an author and a trainer. His previous biographical works for Quality Chess received glowing praise from chess readers and reviewers.
Published 2021, hardback, 280 pages.