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Thursday, September 23, 2010

We wish Boris Spassky speedy recovery

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Former world champion Boris Spassky

Hello Everyone,

There is news that the former world champion Boris Spassky is in hospital after suffering a stroke. We wish him speedy recovery. He has always been known as a active person taking part in lots of chess activities. His chess lectures and simuls are very popular. Hopefully, we will soon hear good news about him being back to his chess activities.

There is some detailed news you can read here.

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  • At September 24, 2010 at 1:21 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    It's sad to here that, I've been a great fan of Boris for years.
    It's hard not to like a person who is not only a great artist,
    but also a Genuinely nice person.

    In this game Boris surrendurs the Minor Exchange accepting
    a Knight and conceeding the Bishop in the endgame, he also
    ceeds his opponent a impressive looking Pawn Phalanx in the center;
    which he proceeds to immobilize cutting off the Bishops long lines
    and leaving himself with a Winning Edge. It may not be his most
    spectactular win, but its a very Artistic one, and I hope
    our Chess Queen (who loves good endgame play) will appreciate it.

    Blessings, Bb.

    Leningrad Leningrad 1962

    1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3
    Qc7 6.Bd3 Nc6 7.Be3 Nf6 8.0-0 Nxd4 9.Bxd4
    Bc5 10.Bxc5 Qxc5 11.Na4 Qa5 12.c4 b5
    13.cxb5 axb5 14.Nc3 b4 15.Nb5 0-0 16.e5 Nd5
    17.a4 Bb7 18.Qh5 f5 19.Qh4 b3 20.Rfd1 Bc6
    21.Qc4 Nb6 22.Qxb3 Nxa4 23.Bc4 Nc5 24.Rxa5
    Nxb3 25.Rxa8 Rxa8 26.Nd6 Ba4 27.Bxb3 Bxb3
    28.Rc1 g5 29.Rc8+ Rxc8 30.Nxc8 Kf8 31.Nd6
    g4 32.Kf1 Ke7 33.Ke2 Kd8 34.h4 gxh3 35.gxh3
    Kc7 36.Ke3 Kc6 37.Kf4 Kc5 38.h4 Kd4 39.h5
    Bd1 40.h6 Bh5 41.b4 1-0

  • At September 29, 2010 at 7:20 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    He is recovering, thanks god! Eats and is conscient!
    To se me vídeo in you tube
    an article in my chessblog "
    in Portuguese only,
    Hold on... Boris C'est beau la Vie!
    Arlindo Vieira


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