Bad move, Bobby

Kirshenbaum, Jerry
December 1992
Sports Illustrated;12/28/92, Vol. 77 Issue 27, p12
Reports on Bobby Fischer's indictment by a federal grand jury last week in Washington, D.C. for allegedly violating the U.S.'s ban against trafficking with Yugoslavia. Fischer's $5 million chess match with Boris Spassky; More.


Related Articles

  • Bobby Fischer.  // U.S. News & World Report;9/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p23 

    Reports that Bobby Fischer had been told in a Treasury Department letter that playing chess in Serbia-Montenegro would violate US sanctions, which carries a conviction of a $250,000 fine and up to 10 years in jail. Fischer's return to the chessboard after a 20-year absence for a rematch;...

  • Bobby Fischer.  // U.S. News & World Report;11/16/92, Vol. 113 Issue 19, p25 

    Announces that Bobby Fischer, 49, won the 30-game chess match last week against his old rival, Boris Spassky. Fischer re-established himself as a top grandmaster; His self-imposed exile after beating Spassky 20 years ago.

  • The Fischer king. Moran, Brian // Entertainment Weekly;10/2/92, Issue 138, p9 

    Lists several brief facts about the chess match in Yugoslavia between top chess players Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky. Average length of games; Average time per game spent moving pieces; Winner's purse; More.

  • Check mated. Cowley, Geoffrey; Leonard, Elizabeth Ann // Newsweek;9/14/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 11, p49 

    Reports that Bobby Fischer ignored U.N. sanctions against Yugoslavia and competed in a $5 million chess match with Boris Spassky. Resurfaced after two decades of seclusion; What Fischer used the occasion to rant about.

  • Picking up the pieces.  // People;9/7/92, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p46 

    Reports that elusive former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has agreed to play a $5 million exhibition match in Yugoslavia. Fischer faces Boris Spassky, 55, whom he defeated in 1972. Title; Forfeiture; Match organizer; Fischer today.

  • Fischer-Kasparov? Kirshenbaum, Jerry // Sports Illustrated;11/16/92, Vol. 77 Issue 21, p14 

    Reports on the current career status of noted chess player Bobby Fischer. Wins a two-month match against Boris Spassky; Comment of admiration from United States grandmaster Yasser Seirawan; No telling how good Fischer could be; Fischer talks about playing world champion Gary Kasparov; Kasparov...

  • Chess. Plaskett, James // New Statesman & Society;11/13/92, Vol. 5 Issue 228, p42 

    Examines the rematch between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky and Fischer's standing in the competitive chess world today. Time pressure and the new clock; Desire for Kasparov-Fischer match; Moves by Fischer and Spassky in their match; More.

  • Bobby Fischer's endgame. Solotaroff, Ivan // Esquire;Dec92, Vol. 118 Issue 6, p130 

    Takes an indepth look inside the crazy, secretive realm of chess king Bobby Fischer. Fischer's $5 million `Revenge Match of the Century'; Opponent Boris Spassky; Fischer's demands for perfection; Current chess champion Garry Kasparov; Fischer's p; Lack of school education; Fischer's high IQ;...

  • Ah, yes, the old Serbia gambit.  // Newsweek;8/10/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 6, p41 

    Contends that Bobby Fischer's reasons for emerging from seclusion after two decades for a chess match against old rival Boris Spassky, are political. Sources that maintain Fischer is doing so to protest UN sanctions against Serbia by taking part in an event that violates them.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics