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Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer

It was called ‘The Match of the Century.’ The reigning world champion, Boris Spassky, 35 years old, from Russia, faced 29 year-old American Bobby Fischer. Their neutral meeting ground was symbolically mid-Atlantic: Iceland. The Cold War was on. Henry Kissinger, foreign policy advisor to President Nixon, famously rang Bobby to urge him to get on...

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