Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Bobby Fischer - Checkmate

I recently discovered that Bobby Fischer's Checkmate columns for Boy's Life magazine could be viewed online via Google Books. I do remember seeing copies of Boy's Life when I was young, though I was never a scout myself. Here is Fischer's very first column from December 1966:

Here's the problem featured in this first column:

You can find a detailed solution to the problem at YACPDB.
You can find links to Fischer's other columns here.

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