Robert James Fischer (1943-2008) was an American chess champion.
In 1958, after proving himself in international competition, he became the youngest grand master in history.
He was the author of Games of Chess in 1959, and was also celebrated for his unorthodox psychological tactics.
He won the world title from Boris Spassky in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1972 but retired the same year without defending his title. He returned to competitive chess in 1992.
Why is Bobby Fischer famous?
Bobby Fischer is the 11th World Chess Champion.Life in Brief:
- Being born on Mar 09, Bobby was a Pisces.
- his ethnicity: White.
- his mother's name: Regina Wender Fischer Pustan.
- his father's name: Hans-Gerhardt Fischer.
- Sister : Joan Fischer Targ.
Bobby Fischer studied at Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, NY (but he dropped out in 1960).
Bobby dated Zita Rajcsanyi (girlfriend) and amongst other amorous encounters was Miyoko Watai (girlfriend).
He died on Friday, January 18, 2008, in Reykjavik; cause of death: kidney failure.
Famous Why : Loony chess grandmaster.
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