Fischer v Gligoric, Havana 1966

This game featured in The Times "Chess" by Ray Keene, Sat 20 July '19. The Times has a daily chess feature, typically with an annotated game and a problem to solve.


23rd July 2019


23rd July 2019

White (Fischer) to play.



18. Nxa6! Bxh3 (as after 18…bxa6  19. Rxc6 Qd7 black goes on to get mated)

19. e5 (not gxh3 as 19…Qxg3+)

19. ….Nxe5 but the game is lost with

20. dxe5 etc

Black resigned after white’s 25th move