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Bobby Fischer, volatile chess prodigy, died yesterday in Iceland. His 1972 victory over Russian player Boris Spassky was a dramatic Cold War proxy battle. His subsequent descent into near-lunacy and bigotry was a tragic fall of Shakespearean proportions.


Here's a great obituary. A French chess expert notes "Bobby Fischer has died at age 64. Like the 64 squares of a chess board."



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