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[Site "Thessaloniki ol (GRC)"]
Boris Vasilievich Spassky (also Spasskij; Бори́с Васи́льевич Спа́сский; born January 30, 1937) is a Soviet-French chess grandmaster. He was the tenth World Chess Champion, holding the title from late 1969 to 1972. He is known as one of the greatest and oldest living chess players.
Spassky won the Soviet Chess Championship twice outright (1961, 1973), and twice more lost in playoffs (1956, 1963), after tying for first during the event proper. He was a World Chess Championship candidate on seven occasions (1956, 1965, 1968, 1974, 1977, 1980, and 1985). He was a part of the Fischer-Spassky chess match in 1972, one of the most famous chess matches in history. read more ...
GM Utut Adianto vs GM Boris Spassky
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.c4 e6 4.g3 Be7 5.Bg2 O-O 6.O-O Nbd7 7.Qc2
c6 8.Nbd2 b6 9.e4 Bb7 10.e5 Ne8 11.Re1 Nc7 12.h4 h6 13.cxd5
Nxd5 14.Ne4 c5 15.dxc5 Rc8 16.Bd2 bxc5 17.Rad1 Qc7 18.a3 c4
19.Bg5 Bc5 20.Bc1 Be7 21.Bg5 1/2-1/2