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Did Spassky stand up and applaude at Fischer after the famous Tartakower game?

Yes. The game itself was majestic, by far the best to date. Harry Golombek described it as "a masterpiece through and through." Fischer was able to create and then remorselessly exploit ...
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Are there any chances that the Fischer who reappeared in 1992 was not the real one?

At the very least we know that in 1992 a man that looked and sounded like an aged version of Bobby Fischer played Boris Spassky in a match, and won it. Assuming that this old man was actually not ...
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Did Spassky stand up and applaude at Fischer after the famous Tartakower game?

Svetozar Gligoric, who was there, wrote in his book on the match: With thousands of spectators applauding Fischer's classical style win in the sixth game, Spassky did the same, while offering his ...
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