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    • Bobby Fischer Goes to War

    • How the Soviets Lost the Most Extraordinary Chess Match
    • By: David Edmonds, John Eidinow
    • Narrated by: Sam Tsoutsouvas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    In the summer of 1972, with a presidential crisis stirring in the United States and the cold war at a pivotal point, two men, the Soviet world chess champion Boris Spassky and his American challenger Bobby Fischer, met in the most notorious chess match of all time. Their showdown in Reykjavik, Iceland, held the world spellbound for two months with reports of psychological warfare, ultimatums, political intrigue, cliffhangers, and farce to rival a Marx Brothers film.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing

    • By Gene on 02-09-05

    Regular price: $28.51