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9. Fischer, playing confidently again, demands more prize money.
10. Spassky is in trouble: the matches are postponed to accommodate Fischer.
11. Fischer gains sensationally when British capitalist James Slater agrees to add $125,000 to the pot.
12. Fischer, running out of time, has to fly to Reykjavik, thus losing the advantage of reluctance.
13. Spassky attacks strongly, demanding apologies from everyone in sight, especially Fischer.
14. Fischer apologizes, sort of.
15. Spassky, pressing his advantage, rejects the apology.
16. Fischer apologizes again, this time more abjectly.
17. Spassky makes careless move: he arrives 12 minutes early for the drawing to decide who gets the white pawn.
18. Fischer regains the ascendancy by being 22 minutes late.