World Chess Network honors Boris Spassky

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - May 17, 2003 - (WCN), the Internet's fastest growing chess service, is proud to announce an event honouring one of the greatest players, and personalities, in the history of chess, GM Boris Spassky. "Salute to Spassky Month", a WCN exclusive event, will run through the entire month of June 2003.

GM Boris Spassky will be answering questions sent in by the chess community during a LIVE audio interview to be broadcast by!

Do you have a question you would like answered by Boris? Send it in to along with your name so we can give you credit if your question is chosen!

Each day throughout the month of June, GM Boris Spassky will hand pick one of his historical games to be broadcast and commented on by WCN Site Professionals. His reasons for choosing the game, and his story behind it will be revealed to the audience as the broadcast unfolds. is honoured that
GM Susan Polgar, a living legend herself, will be on hand to interview GM Boris Spassky via telephone LIVE on WCN. Members of WCN will be able to pose questions LIVE to the man who battled Bobby Fischer in the most famous chess matches ever! All WCN members and WCN website visitors will be able to listen to the live interview via WCN's audio broadcast. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!

Boris Spassky is one of the most popular, charismatic and famous World Champions ever. His dynamic play, combined with great understanding of the game often makes him the fans' favorite. His outgoing personality and sense of humor will certainly put life to any forum. We are very fortunate to have World Champion Boris Spassky join this wonderful server.

Susan Polgar

Throughout the event, WCN will also be giving away, and auctioning, over $10,000 in books, posters, and other items personally autographed by GM Spassky. Proceeds from the auction will go to a special Boris Spassky Internet chess scholarship fund for kids.
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Posted by The Chess Drum: 5 June 2003