Sport: Computerized Steamroller

According to the World Chess Federation, the champion chess player is Russia's Boris Spassky. Not so, says Bobby Fischer of the U.S. Two months ago he declared, "I'm tired of being the unofficial champion," and he took on Soviet Grand Master Mark Taimanov in the first of three elimination matches to determine the challenger for Spassky's title. Fischer won by the startling score of 6-0—the first time in chess history that one grand master had shut out another without a single drawn game. Last week in Denver, Fischer attacked Denmark's brilliant Bent Larsen like a computerized steamroller and won again,...

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