Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Returning to the 'scene of the crime'

"Twelve years ago Boris Spassky played a [chess] match against Bobby Fischer in Yugoslavia. That got Fischer into a lot of trouble, while for Spassky, a French citizen, there were no repercussions. Now the tenth world champion returned to Belgrade to open the Belgrade Chess Trophy. Quick interview..."

Gligoric, Spassky and Ananijev at the opening ceremony

(see my essay 'The Search Continues' at left, for more details)

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