Spassky

Spassky has been mentioned or cited more than a dozen times throughout all the RSS channels we monitor. Especially, the channel 'Chessdom' contains less than a dozen references to this person (or maybe different people with similar names) alone. As it’s displayed on the chart below, Spassky was highly popular in October, 2015.

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Anatoly Karpov celebrates 65th birthday

[...] tied for first in the Leningrad interzonal, then won candidates matches against Polugaevsky, Spassky, and Korchnoi, and advanced to the World Championship match with Robert Fischer, which [...]

Chessdom
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chessdom.com

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Putin's Chechen strongman released a video showing a sniper's cross-hairs focused on one of the Kremlin's top opponents

[...] could do this inside Spassky gate as well,'" Pavlovsky added. Meanwhile, the arrests of Chechens with links to the [...]

businessinsider.com

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s 20th anniversary as FIDE President

[...] come back to Russia because he hoped the native land would cure him. - Did it cure him? - After Spassky left Paris without any papers, like in a detective story (many still think Ilyumzhinov himself [...]

Chessdom
#100

chessdom.com

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Berlin to Host FIDE World Chess Rapid & Blitz Championships 2015

[...] the story of the 1972 World Chess Championship match between Bobby Fischer (Maguire) and Boris Spassky (Schreiber). During the gala, Mr. Spassky, 78, will appear on stage of the cinema hall and greet [...]

Chessdom
#100

chessdom.com

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Taran Killam Plays Bobby Fischer in Tonight’s ‘Drunk History’

[...] covered is the legendary 1972 chess match between Bobby Fischer and Russian world champ Boris Spassky. Taran Killam plays Fischer, Jake Johnson plays Spassky, and Rich Fulcher […] [...]

splitsider.com

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PAWN SACRIFICE Review

[...] player in America while still a teenager, he went on in 1972 to challenge and triumph over Boris Spassky the long time Soviet world chess champion, a position the USSR had held firmly since the  1948 [...]

screenrelish.com

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Pawn Sacrifice and the Quest to Understand Bobby Fischer

[...] and by his mid-20s turning his eye toward the World Championship, held by the enigmatic Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber). The famed Fischer-Spassky match is the narrative crux of the film—it’s both [...]

theatlantic.com

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When Chess Was King of the City

[...] directed by Edward Zwick and starring Tobey Maguire as Fischer and Liev Schreiber as Mr. Spassky, which opens September 16, recounts Fischer’s rise to prominence while growing up in [...]

Observer
#44

observer.com

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European Senior Team Chess Championship started in Vienna

[...] , who was born 1927. In his long career he has beaten the World Champions Euwe, Botwinnik and Spassky. In Vienna he is the best example how good chess can help to keep the mental fitness. In this [...]

Chessdom
#100

chessdom.com

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Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky signed folding chessboard

[...] , measuring 13.75 x 13.5 open, signed inside in black felt tip by Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky, adding the year 1992. In fine condition. In 1992, Fischer again defeated Spassky in a rematch of [...]

rrautographauction.wordpress.com

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Magnus Carlsen has record rating but is not as dominant as Bobby Fischer

[...] him 120 points ahead of Spassky. Garry Kasparov did pass 2800 and set a record of 2851 but now 2800 is no longer an Everest to [...]

theguardian.com

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