Archive for February 21st, 2012

Bobby Fischer and Magnus Carlsen In the 1972 60 Minutes interview with Mike Wallace, then-championship challenger Bobby Fischer stated that he like to “crush a man’s ego”. He then played Boris Spassky for the World Chess Championship and beat the Soviet player mercilessly even after forfeiting the second game and falling behind 2-0. Fischer had […]

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The Chess Drum has introduced a new segment called “Drum Beat”. It is a video feature covering the latest news in chess around the world. In the inaugural half-hour segment, Daaim Shabazz gives a brief tour of the revamped home page, shows the latest Drum stories, takes a look at various chess websites and covers […]

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