TITLE

Checkered Genius

AUTHOR(S)
Nack, William
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;1/28/2008, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses U.S. chess player Bobby Fischer, who died in Iceland in January of 2008. By the age of 13 Fischer was a nationally known player in the U.S. His victory over Boris Spassky in 1972 attracted global attention. Over time Fischer's temperament become more erratic. Near the end of his life he was reclusive and anti-Semitic.
ACCESSION #
28605393

 

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