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Bobby Fischer (1943–2008)


Bobby Fischer was the greatest American chess player in history and might have been the most talented chess player ever to play the game. His career and legacy were marred by eccentricities that developed into what likely was full-blown mental illness that made him an exile from his country of birth that he represented in the greatest proxy battle ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 64) in Reykjavik, Iceland

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 1972 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 8 November 1972 (1972) ... Himself
 1972 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #4.94 (1972) ... Himself
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 2012 Aspekte (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode dated 25 May 2012 (2012) ... Himself
 2011 Love, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold War (TV Series documentary)
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- Cracks in the Wall (2011) ... Himself - Chess Player
 2011 Bobby Fischer Against the World (Documentary)
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 2010 Opelo za Bobija Fisera (Documentary)
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 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- Bobby Fischer (2004) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess". Basic Systems, Inc., 1966.

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 12 Print Biographies | 31 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

All that matters on the chessboard is good moves. See more »

Trivia:

The last movie Fischer saw before his death was Ridley Scott's American Gangster (2007). See more »

Trademark:

Eccentric personality

Nickname:

The Bad Boy of Chess

Star Sign:

Pisces

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