Last week, we posted here the video of Bobby Fischer's second visit to the Philippines in 1973. This video is a much earlier one, from his first visit to the country in 1967. A handsome young man of just 24. The sponsor of the tournament, the MERALCO, gave this collection of photo of Bobby Fischer as a gift to commemorate his trip. Amazing thing is, Bobby Fischer has yet to become a world champion when he visits the Philippines but look at the kind of reception he receives.
This one is a must see for all Filipino chess aficionados.
China and Russia with gold medals in World Chess Team Championships - On June 26 in Khanty-Mansiysk games of the final 9th round of the World Chess Team Championships were played. Having defeated Poland 2.5 to 1.5, team China...
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