RIP Bobby Fischer

Ken AshfordIn PassingLeave a Comment

An odd man, rabid anti-Semite (even though he was most likely Jewish, despite his denials), but a hell of a chess player, is dead.

Hen notoriously dropped off from the face of the earth around 1975, leading to much speculation in the chess world, and the foundation for the movie Searching for Bobby Fischer.

A Bobby Fischer quote: "This is all wonderful news" (9/11/01, upon learning that the Pentagon was attacked)