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Bobby Fischer
Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth 2017


: 09 March 1943


: Pisces


: 17 January 2008


: 64 years


  • Robert James "Bobby" Fischer was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion
When was Bobby Fischer born?09 March 1943
When did Bobby Fischer die? / Died17 January 2008
How many years did Bobby Fischer live? / Lived64 years
Zodiac sign:Pisces

Bobby Fischer facts

  • Many consider him to be the greatest chess player of all time
  • In 1972, he captured the World Chess Championship from Boris Spassky of the USSR in a match held in Reykjavík, Iceland, publicized as a Cold War confrontation, which attracted more worldwide interest than any chess championship before or since
  • In 1975, Fischer refused to defend his title when an agreement could not be reached with FIDE, the game's international governing body, over one of the conditions for the match
  • This allowed Soviet GM Anatoly Karpov, who had won the qualifying Candidates' cycle, to become the new world champion by default under FIDE rules
  • Fischer showed skill at an early age
  • At age 13 he won a "brilliancy" that became known as "The Game of the Century"
  • Starting at age 14, Fischer played in eight United States Championships, winning each by at least a one-point margin
  • At age 15, Fischer became both the youngest grandmaster up to that time and the youngest candidate for the World Championship
  • At age 20, Fischer won the 1963–64 U
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