Sport: Bobby Makes His Move

To all outward appearances, the drama that ran at the Teatro General San Martin in Buenos Aires during the past month had all the color and excitement of a library reading room. There, sitting in mute isolation on the vast stage, two men huddled over a small table for hours like grad students cramming for their final exams. At the slightest stir in the sellout audience of 1,200, red signs flashed SILENCIO. The tension was almost palpable. Grand Masters Bobby Fischer of the United States and Tigran Petrosian of the Soviet

Union were playing...

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