15 September 2010

Not Larsen's Best Photo

It wasn't his best match either.

The caption said,

7/21/71 - DENVER: Bobby Fischer, New York, N.Y., (right), discusses postgame analysis after beating Bent Larsen of Denmark late 7/20 to win the semifinal candidate match for the World Chess Championship. The 28-year-old American won the semifinals, 6-0 and will play the winner of a semifinal tournament currently being played in Russia for the world title. Fischer won the last game in 40 moves. UPI TELEPHOTO DENVER

What were the odds of a 6-0 whitewash?

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