January 18, 2008
RIP: Bobby Fischer
Posted by scott at January 18, 2008 01:03 PM
One of chess's great characters died Thursday at the age of 64. Yeah, he was a crank, but he was an entertaining crank, so he'll be missed.
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And I am old enough to remember the great East vs. West (hairy) chess championship in the early '70s...Boris Spassky vs. Bobby Fischer! Big headlines back in the Nixon Administration!