THE DAILY GOOD
Start your day with something GOOD.
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."