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Every chess master was once a beginner. - Chernev

In this game Fischer teaches the folly of leaving the King in the centre of the board and neglecting development.

[Event "?"]
[Site "Bled"]
[Date "1961.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Fischer,R"]
[Black "Geller,E"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C72"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. O-O Bg4 6. h3 Bh5 7. c3 Qf6 8. g4 Bg6 9. d4 Bxe4 10. Nbd2 Bg6 11. Bxc6+ bxc6 12. dxe5 dxe5 13. Nxe5

{Black is unable to take the knight with his Queen because Re1 pins the Black Queen against the King and wins the Queen.}

13...Bd6 14. Nxg6 Qxg6 15. Re1+ Kf8 16. Nc4 h5 17. Nxd6 cxd6 18. Bf4 d5 19. Qb3 hxg4 20. Qb7 gxh3+ 21. Bg3 Rd8 22. Qb4+ 1-0

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|   r knr|
|     pp |
|p p   q |
|   p    |
| Q      |
|  P   Bp|
|PP   P  |
|R   R K |
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