The Spassky-Tal Candidates’ Final (Tbilisi, 1965) with annotations by Spassky, Bondarevsky, Shamkovich & Petersons.

A blog post dedicated to the Spassky-Tal Candidates’ final, featuring translations of the annotations of the games of the match – by Spassky himself, and by the players’ seconds and trainers. Boris Spassky and his trainer, Igor Bondarevsky, mid-1960s (source: e3e5.com) The final contest in the series of matches held to decide who would challenge…

Bobby Fischer’s games in the Soviet chess press.

A blog post featuring links to translations of annotated games of the 11th World Champion, as they appeared in the contemporary publications such as ‘Chess in the USSR’ and ’64’. It is quite probable that Fischer was familiar with this analysis, since he keeps a careful watch on our periodical publications… The above words were…