Thursday, March 17, 2016

“Bobby Fischer, left, playing a speed match against Andrew...



"Bobby Fischer, left, playing a speed match against Andrew Soltis in 1971 at the Manhattan Chess Club. For the first time since 1995, when it was held on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center, the world chess championship is scheduled to take place in New York. And this November, there is a chance that either Hikaru Nakamura, who grew up in White Plains, or Fabiano Caruana, grew up in Park Slope, will be challenging for the title. If either chess player were to win, he would be the first American since #BobbyFischer to achieve that goal, after a drought of more than 4 decades. The @nytimes staff photographer Larry C. Morris took this photo, which we found in our newsroom #archives. #tbt" By nytimes on Instagram.



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