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Chess master Bobby Fischer dies at 64

 
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Chess master Bobby Fischer dies at 64

Any other chess players on the Ranch?
 
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I can play chess but I don't play chess. But I do remember Bobby Fischer. Partly for his chess, but more for his run-ins with the Worldwide Church of God in the 1970's. They had their world headquarters just down the road from where I was attending university at the time.
 
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I love to play, although I'm not especially good.
 
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I used to love chess. When Fischer was playing Spasski in 1972 I was riveted

I discovered Go about 25 years ago and haven't looked back
 
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I knew it was only a matter of time before Bert would slip in a mention about Go.
 
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Fischer, a true legend, a sad loss for the world and for the chess-community in particular. A man of controversy for sure, but surely one of the greatest chess players of all time.

I guess we all saw he was ill lately, but could never have imagined it was this bad. Rest in peace Bobby.
 
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Chess is a great game, it helps prepare you for Go

I wish Fischer had played Go!

At least one other great chess player appreciated Go...

. . . [it is] something unearthly . . . If there are sentient beings on other planets, then they play Go.
- Emanuel Lasker, chess grandmaster

But more to the point, we'll miss you Bobby!
 
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An interesting observation in the Wikipedia article on Bobby Fischer...

Fischer lived 64 years, the same number as squares on a chess board.

 
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Originally posted by marc weber:
Fischer lived 64 years, the same number as squares on a chess board.



Yes, sadly he had no more free squares to move to.
 
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hi all

Even i like to play chess a lot.
Its realy interesting game.......once you are
into playing it we forget the world and
all the time :roll: :roll:


Dhwani:>Its always too soon to give up.
 
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I also love chess very much. Infact during my childhood days i have played continuously for a whole day without having any "break".
 
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Originally posted by marc weber:
Fischer lived 64 years, the same number as squares on a chess board



Sorry to hear about it. Obviously there were no free squares from him to move around

Let his soul rest in peace!
 
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Originally posted by marc weber:
Fischer lived 64 years, the same number as squares on a chess board



Sorry to hear about it. Obviously there were no free squares from him to move around

Let his soul rest in peace!
 
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