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Robert J Fischer (a.k.a. Bobby Fischer)
World champion 1972-1975

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Match/ Tournament History 1950-1960
Match/ Tournament History 1961-1970
Match/ Tournament History 1971-
Fischer-Spassky World Championship Match 1972
Personal Background and other details
Further reading


Garry Kasparov
13th official FIDE world
chess champion, 
current PCA world champion


Robert J Fischer
the 11th official world chess champion


The greatest player of all time?

World champions reigning dates

World champions Java browser

World champions selected games

Culture quiz 1
Culture quiz 2

José Raúl Capablanca, 
the 3rd official world chess champion


Alexander Alekhine
The 4th official world chess champion


Capablanca miniatures

Botvinnik miniatures

Fischer miniatures

Petrosian miniatures

Kasparov miniatures with White

Kasparov miniatures with Black

Karpov miniatures with White

Karpov miniatures with Black

Learn about Steinitz 
The world's first
official world chess champion!


Emanuel Lasker
the world's 2nd official world chess champion!


Brilliant Tal finishes

Brilliant Kasparov finishes

British player profiles