Boris Vasilievich Spassky 10th classical world champ (1969-1972)

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Today we are looking at the 10th chess World champ. He will always be inextricably tied to “Bobby” Fischer. The the latter was regarded as a move away from Russian domination in chess.


I think it is quite obvious who we will discuss next time. If you don’t know hold your breath…

Till next time, burn the chess candle on both ends.

Basil Ellman

Basil is an active chess coach for more than 30 years... He is also a qualified trainer of coaches and a qualified chess arbiter. Basil has a passion for chess and has established various chess clubs in schools and communities in the Western Cape - South Africa which are still in existence and growing strong. He has served on various bodies promoting chess not only as a sport but also as a tool to excel academically. He has a Masters degree in Specialised education and is also an advocate for players with special needs.

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