If you didn’t manage to see the excellent documentary Bobby Fischer Against The World in the cinema this summer, the DVD is released on 12 September. As the film was made for a wide audience it was understandable that the director chose not to discuss Fischer’s chess-playing too deeply. But the clarity of his style on the chessboard makes for a telling contrast with his life away from it. Over the next few weeks we are going to be looking at some of Fischer’s chess games. Here Black’s king and bishop stand well, but White still has irritating counterplay. How did Fischer keep control? RB: Over the chess board how many of us, if we’re honest, would simply snatch the pawn on …

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