Bobby Fischer versus Boris Spassky 1972

The match against Boris Spassky was played in Reykjavík, Iceland and lasted 21 games. Bobby Fischer won the match 12½–8½ and became world chess champion.

Game 1 – Boris Spassky vs Bobby Fischer

Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan looks at Game 1 of the “Match of the Century” and compares it to the game’s portrayal in the film “Pawn Sacrifice.” Also, hear a couple funny Bobby Fischer stories.

Game 6 – Bobby Fischer vs Boris Spassky

Replay Chess Games Fischer vs Spassky

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