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Throwback to 1972 Fischer – Spassky World Championship Match #TweetOftheDay

The World Chess Championship Match 1972 between the challenger Bobby Fischer of the United States and defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union started on July 11th, 50 years ago. The match took place in the Laugardalshöll arena in Reykjavík, Iceland, and has been dubbed the Match of the Century. Fischer won the match 12½–8½, becoming the eleventh undisputed world champion, thus ending the 24 years of Soviet domination in the World Chess Championship.

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