Bobby Fischer Vs. James Sherwin, 1957


Here’s an interesting game between Bobby Fischer and James Sherwin in 1957. Bobby plays a Closed Sicilian with a KIA setup and gets a crushing attack on his opponents king. The video has some good analysis.

[Event “East Orange”]
[Date “1957.??.??”]
[White “Fischer, Robert James”]
[Black “Sherwin, James T”]
[ECO “B30”]
[Result “1-0”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d3 Nc6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nbd2 Rb8 8. Re1  d6 9. c3 b6 10. d4 Qc7 11. e5 Nd5 12. exd6 Bxd6 13. Ne4 c4 14. Nxd6 Qxd6 15.  Ng5 Nce7 16. Qc2 Ng6 17. h4 Nf6 18. Nxh7 Nxh7 19. h5 Nh4 20. Bf4 Qd8 21. gxh4  Rb7 22. h6 Qxh4 23. hxg7 Kxg7 24. Re4 Qh5 25. Re3 f5 26. Rh3 Qe8 27. Be5+ Nf6  28. Qd2 Kf7 29. Qg5 Qe7 30. Bxf6 Qxf6 31. Rh7+ Ke8 32. Qxf6 Rxh7 33. Bc6+ 1-0

Here’s a link to the game on 365chess.com if you want to play through it online or download the PGN.

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