Simultaneous Exhibition

May 3, 1964

The following game score was submitted by reader Anthony J. Killian.

Anthony writes:

"Played May 3, 1964 in Philadelphia at Northeast Philadelphia Chess Club. Approximately 70 boards simultaneous match (I believe the event was staged at the Cheltenham Art Center). If I recall there was one draw vs. our club president who was a grand master and Bobby won the rest...Playing Fischer was a gift from my father for my 11th birthday, which was the next day May 4. I was an avid chess player at the time, and went on to win Philadelphia city title in 1964 and 1965."

John Donaldson writes in "A Legend on the Road, Bobby Fischer's 1964 Simul Tour":

Anthony Koppany remembers, "Fischer played 73 of us at the Cheltenham (a suburb of Philadelphia) Art Center on Sunday afternoon. He scored 70 wins, 2 losses, and one draw."

Bobby Fischer - Anthony J. Killian Jr.
1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.Nc3 Bc5 4.f4 d6 5.Nf3 0-0 6.d3 Nc6 7.f5 a6 8.Bg5 h6 9.Bh4 b5 10.Bb3 Nb4 11.a3 Nc6 12.Nd5 Nd4 13.Nxd4 Bxd4 14.c3 c6 15.Nxf6+ gxf6 16.cxd4 d5 17.Qh5 Kh7 18.dxe5 Qa5+ 19.Kd1 Kg8 20.Qxh6 dxe4 21.Bxf6 exd3 22.Qg7mate


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