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The Fischer thesis, the new revisionism and the meaning …
The original chess table used for the Championship was prepared by cabinetmaker Ragnar Haraldsson. The chess board and pieces were made of lava stone and marble. Fischer was extremely unhappy with the mineral materials and the size of the squares. The lava board was used during the 1st, 4th, 5th and 6th games. It was replaced by a wooden board and contemporary wooden Staunton pieces for the third game, and then from the game 7–21.
Fritz Fischer (1908-99) | AHA - Historians
-Fischer argued that those who were to take responsibility for the War were the
DECISION MAKING ÉLITE
, who, culturally pessimistic, needed to break encirclement around Germany.
1912 WAR COUNCIL!
THE MEETING ITSELF!
-Austria-Hungary would be supported by Germany,
at the Kaiser's insistence.
-Austria would be supported by: Romania, Turkey, Albania and Bulgaria, regardless of Russia' involvement.
The debate on the origins of World War One - The …
The “Match of the Century” between World Champion Boris Spassky, USSR, and his challenger Bobby Fischer, USA, was due to start, in the first days of July 1972 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Spassky, who had the backing of the mighty Soviet chess machine behind him (the title of World Chess Champion had been held by USSR citizens for twenty-four years), had arrived in the Icelandic capital well on time. But his opponent, the maverick US grandmaster Fischer, who was working essentially all on his own, sat in New York, unsatisfied with the conditions.