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The Game of The Century (chess)

The Game of The Century refers to a chess game played between chessmaster Donald Byrne[?] and 13-year old Bobby Fischer in the Rosenwald Memorial Tournament in New York on October 17, 1956. In the game, Fischer (playing black) demonstrates brilliance, innovation, improvisation and poetry.

The moves are written here in algebraic chess notation:

 1.Nf3 Nf6
 2.c4 g6 
 3.Nc3 Bg7 
 4.d4 0-0 
 5.Bf4 d5 
 6.Qb3 dxc4
 7.Qxc4 c6 
 8.e4 Nbd7 
 9.Rd1 Nb6 
 10.Qc5 Bg4 
 11.Bg5 Na4 
 12.Qa3 Nxc3
 13.bxc3 Nxe4 
 14.Bxe7 Qb6 
 15.Bc4 Nxc3 
 16.Bc5 Rfe8+ 
 17.Kf1 Be6 
 18.Bxb6 Bxc4+ 
 19.Kg1 Ne2+ 
 20.Kf1 Nxd4+ 
 21.Kg1 Ne2+
 22.Kf1 Nc3+ 
 23.Kg1 axb6 
 24.Qb4 Ra4 
 25.Qxb6 Nxd1 
 26.h3 Rxa2
 27.Kh2 Nxf2 
 28.Re1 Rxe1 
 29.Qd8+ Bf8 
 30.Nxe1 Bd5 
 31.Nf3 Ne4
 32.Qb8 b5 
 33.h4 h5 
 34.Ne5 Kg7 
 35.Kg1 Bc5+ 
 36.Kf1 Ng3+ 
 37.Ke1 Bb4+
 38.Kd1 Bb3+ 
 39.Kc1 Ne2+ 
 40.Kb1 Nc3+ 
 41.Kc1 Rc2 mate



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