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Cold War Chess Legend Bobby Fischer dies at 64

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posted on Jan, 18 2008 @ 05:19 PM
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Cold War Chess Legend Bobby Fischer dies at 64


news.bbc.co.uk

The US-born player, who became famous for beating Cold War Soviet rival Boris Spassky in 1972, died of an unspecified illness, his spokesman said.

He was granted Icelandic citizenship in 2005 as a way to avoid being deported to the US.

Mr Fischer was wanted for breaking international sanctions by playing a match in the former Yugoslavia in 1992.
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posted on Jan, 18 2008 @ 05:19 PM
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This is a real loss for humankind. He is rumored to have been the strongest chess player of all times.

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posted on Jan, 19 2008 @ 10:02 PM
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fugitive for playing chess this is stupid god i hate the us



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