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Za Sahovsku Krunu Spaski-Fiser by  Petar (1910-1980) signed by Robert Fischer and Boris Spassky Trifunovic - Signed First Edition - 1972 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: C2165)

Za Sahovsku Krunu Spaski-Fiser

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Za Sahovsku Krunu Spaski-Fiser

by Trifunovic, Petar (1910-1980) signed by Robert Fischer and Boris Spassky

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191 pages with photographs, diagrams and tables. Small octavo (7 1/2 x 4 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Signed by both contestants. First Hungarian edition.

The World Chess Championship 1972 was a match for the World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer of the United States and defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union. The match took place in the Laugardalsholl arena in Reykjavík, Iceland, and has been dubbed the Match of the Century. Fischer became the first American born in the United States to win the world title, and the second American overall (Wilhelm Steinitz, the first world champion, became a naturalized American citizen in 1888). Fischer's win also ended, for a short time, 24 years of Soviet domination of the World Championship. The first game was played on July 11, 1972. The last game (the 21st) began on August 31, was adjourned after 40 moves, and Spassky resigned the next day without resuming play. Fischer won the match 12 1/2 - 8 1/2, becoming the eleventh undisputed World Champion.


Signed by both contestants on half title, light edge wear else a very good to fine copy.


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Za Sahovsku Krunu Spaski-Fiser
Trifunovic, Petar (1910-1980) signed by Robert Fischer and Boris Spassky
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Chess, Ajedrez, Schach, Echecs
Small octavo

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half title
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