Mm m

m mBm

S m mm abed

The second sacrifice is now imminent. Without Fischer's inspired next move, giving up took for knight, White could not break through. It is impressive in this game to see how Fischer is constantly prepared to sacrifice material at critical moments in exchange lor strategic momentum or tactical advantages,

38

Ixfó

gxf6

39

Sxíf)

£g8

40

fch8

41

®f4

a b c d e f g h

Here Black resigned the game. The only means of averting S f8-H would have been 41 , . . &g8, to which Fischer would have replied 42 ©xh6, which annihilates all the protection around the black king.

Good memory, concentration, and a very strong will —Bobby Fischer, on the qualities of a great chess player

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