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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 11

This article lists the times taken for the moves of Game 11 of the 1972 Fischer Spassky World Chess Championship Match.

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Game 11, August 6th, 1972

    Spassky        Fischer
    White          Black
    (ar)  (-0:01)
 1. e4     (0:00)  (ar)  (0:03)
 1. ...            c5    (0:04)
(When Fischer arrived, Spassky had already made his move and disappeared, not returning until 6 minutes after Fischer made his first move.)
 2. Nf3   (0:06)   d6    (0:05)
 3. d4    (0:06)   cxd4  (0:05)
 4. Nxd4  (0:06)   Nf6   (0:05)
 5. Nc3   (0:06)   a6    (0:05)
 6. Bg5   (0:06)   e6    (0:06)
 7. f4    (0:07)   Qb6   (0:08)
 8. Qd2   (0:08)   Qxb2  (0:08)
 9. Nb3   (0:08)   Qa3   (0:08)
10. Bxf6  (0:08)   gxf6  (0:08)
11. Be2   (0:08)   h5    (0:20)
12. 0-0   (0:09)   Nc6   (0:21)
13. Kh1   (0:13)   Bd7   (0:24)
14. Nb1   (0:43)   Qb4   (0:38)
15. Qe3   (0:45)   d5    (0:44)
16. exd5  (0:48)   Ne7   (0:44)
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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 10

This article lists the times spent by Fischer and Spassky on the moves of the 10th game of their 1972 World Chess Championship Match in Reykjavic, Iceland.

Game 10, August 3-4, 1972

    Fischer          Spassky
    White            Black
    (ar)   (0:07)
 1. e4     (0:08)    e5    (0:05)
 2. Nf3    (0:08)    Nc6   (0:05)
 3. Bb5    (0:08)    a6    (0:05)
 4. Ba4    (0:09)    Nf6   (0:06)
 5. 0-0    (0:09)    Be7   (0:06)
 6. Re1              b5
 7. Bb3              d6
 8. c3               0-0
 9. h3     (0:10)    Nb8   (0:07)
10. d4     (0:15)    Nbd7  (0:09)
11. Nbd2   (0:15)    Bb7   (0:12)
12. Bc2    (0:15)    Re8   (0:14)
13. b4     (0:16)    Bf8   (0:32)
14. a4     (0:18)    Nb6   (0:39)
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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 9

This article lists the times taken for the moves of the 1972 Fischer-Spassky World Chess Championship Match.

Game 9, August 1st, 1972

    Spassky        Fischer
    White          Black
                   (ar)  (0:10)
 1. d4    (0:00)   Nf6   (0:12)
(When Fischer appeared, Spassky had already left and did not come back until 4 minutes after Fischer's move.)
    (ar)  (0:04)
 2. c4    (0:04)   e6    (0:13)
 3. Nf3   (0:05)   d5    (0:14)
 4. Nc3   (0:06)   c5    (0:22)
 5. cxd5  (0:07)   Nxd5  (0:22)

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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 20

This article lists the times for the moves of game 20 of the 1972 Fischer – Spassky World Chess Championship match in Iceland. This was Fischer’s last game as White.

Game 20

    Fischer        Spassky
    White          Black
 1. e4             c5
 2. Nf3            Nc6
 3. d4             cxd4
 4. Nxd4           Nf6
 5. Nc3            d6
 6. Bg5            e6
 7. Qd2            a6
 8. 0-0-0          Bd7
 9. f4             Be7    (0:04)
10. Be2   (0:09)   0-0    (0:14)
11. Bf3   (0:26)   h6     (0:42)
12. Bh4   (0:30)   Nxe4   (0:45)
13. Bxe7  (0:40)   Nxd2   (0:46)

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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 3

This article lists the times taken for the moves of Game 3 of the 1972 Fischer – Spassky World Chess Championship Match in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Game 3, July 16-17, 1972

    Spassky        Fischer
    White          Black
 1. d4    (0:00)   Nf6      (0:09)
 2. c4             e6
 3. Nf3            c5
 4. d5             exd5
 5. cxd5           d6
 6. Nc3            g6
 7. Nd2            Nbd7
 8. e4    (0:11)   Bg7      (0:24)
 9. Be2   (0:15)   0-0      (0:24)
10. 0-0   (0:15)   Re8      (0:31)
11. Qc2   (0:17)   Nh5      (0:40)
12. Bxh5  (0:40)   gxh5     (0:40)

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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 21

This article lists the times taken for the moves of the 21st and final game of the World Chess Championship Match between Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer.  Fischer won this game to go 4 games ahead with only three to play.

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Game 21, August 31st-September 1st, 1972

    Spassky         Fischer
    White           Black
                    (ar)  (0:03)
 1. e4     (0:00)   c5    (0:04)
 2. Nf3    (0:01)   e6    (0:04)
 3. d4     (0:02)   cxd4  (0:04)
 4. Nxd4   (0:02)   a6    (0:04)
 5. Nc3    (0:04)   Nc6   (0:05)
 6. Be3    (0:05)   Nf6   (0:10)
 7. Bd3    (0:15)   d5    (0:14)
 8. exd5   (0:29)   exd5  (0:16)
 9. 0-0    (0:39)   Bd6   (0:19)
10. Nxc6   (0:53)   bxc6  (0:20)

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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 8

This article lists the times taken by each player for the moves of game 8 of the 1972 Fischer Spassky World Chess Championship Match in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Game 8, July 27, 1972

    Fischer       Spassky
    White         Black
    (ar)  (0:10)
 1. c4    (0:10)  c5    (0:01)
 2. Nc3   (0:11)  Nc6   (0:02)
 3. Nf3   (0:13)  Nf6   (0:13)
 4. g3    (0:15)  g6    (0:14)
 5. Bg2   (0:16)  Bg7   (0:14)
 6. 0-0   (0:16)  0-0   (0:14)
 7. d4    (0:16)  cxd4  (0:14)
 8. Nxd4  (0:16)  Nxd4  (0:14)
 9. Qxd4  (0:17)  d6    (0:16)
10. Bg5   (0:25)  Be6   (0:24)
11. Qf4   (0:25)  Qa5   (1:23)

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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 7

This article lists the times taken in Game 7 by Fischer and Spassky.
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Game 7, July 25th, 1972

    Spassky       Fischer
    White         Black
 1. e4    (0:00)  (ar)  (0:05)
 1. ...           c5    (0:06)
 2. Nf3   (0:01)  d6    (0:06)
 3. d4    (0:01)  cxd4  (0:06)
 4. Nxd4  (0:01)  Nf6   (0:06)
 5. Nc3   (0:02)  a6    (0:06)
 6. Bg5   (0:04)  e6    (0:06)
 7. f4    (0:05)  Qb6   (0:07)
 8. Qd2   (0:07)  Qxb2  (0:07)
 9. Nb3   (0:08)  Qa3   (0:10)
10. Bd3   (0:12)  Be7   (0:19)
11. 0-0   (0:20)  h6    (0:28)
12. Bh4   (0:55)  Nxe4  (0:37)

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The 1972 Fischer – Spassky Times for Game 5

This article lists the times taken by Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky for their moves in Game 5 of their World Championship Chess Match in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1972.

Game 5, July 20th, 1972

    Spassky        Fischer
    White          Black
 1. d4             Nf6
 2. c4             e6
 3. Nc3            Bb4
 4. Nf3            c5
 5. e3    (0:02)   Nc6   (0:07)
 6. Bd3   (0:04)   Bxc3+ (0:07)
 7. bxc3  (0:04)   d6    (0:07)
 8. e4    (0:09)   e5    (0:07)
 9. d5    (0:17)   Ne7   (0:09)
10. Nh4   (0:20)   h6    (0:16)
11. f4    (0:40)   Ng6   (0:27)
12. Nxg6  (0:55)   fxg6  (0:28)

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