18 April 2013

A Softspoken Warrior

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 12 Jan 1974

LAST MINUTE DETAILS -- Former World Chess Champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union, right, and Robert Byrne of the United States talk Friday in San Juan, Puerto Rico about the details of their quarter-final World Championship chess match scheduled Monday in San Juan.

12 Nov 2006: A Farewell, After 34 Years, and a Memorable 1952 Game, by Robert Byrne • 19 Nov 2006: Robert Byrne, a Late Starter, Still Became a World-Class Star, by Dylan Loeb McClain • 13 Apr 2013: Robert Byrne, Chess Grandmaster, Dies at 84, by Bruce Weber

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