The Bobby Fischer I knew and other stories

by Arnold S. Denker

Publisher: Hypermodern Press in San Francisco

Written in English
Published: Pages: 359 Downloads: 603
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  • Chess players -- Anecdotes,
  • Chess -- Collections of games
  • Edition Notes

    StatementArnold Denker and Larry Parr.
    SeriesGreat chess literature series, Great literature series (San Francisco, Calif.)
    ContributionsParr, Larry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1438 .D45 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359 p. :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL823276M
    ISBN 101886040184
    LC Control Number95078503
    OCLC/WorldCa34038820

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The Bobby Fischer I Knew & Other Stories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This Damon Runyan-like work will be around well i /5(9). Early years. Bobby Fischer was born at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, on March 9, His birth certificate listed his father as Hans-Gerhardt Fischer, also known as Gerardo Liebscher, a German mother, Regina Wender Fischer, was a US citizen, born in Switzerland; her parents were Polish Jews.

Raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Regina became a teacher, registered Peak rating: (July FIDE rating list). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

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Chess Championship at 14, and the first American-born player to win the World Chess : Searching for Bobby Fischer is the story of Fred Waitzkin and his son, from the moment six-year-old Josh first sits down at a chessboard until he competes for the national championship.

Drawn into the insular, international network of chess, they must also navigate The compelling sage of three years in the life of a real American chess prodigy 4/5. Today, ten years ago, one of the greatest chess players of all time, Robert James Fischer, passed away.

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About the book: Bobby Fischer’s Final Years. The author of this book, Gardar Sverrisson, was Bobby Fischer’s closest friend in the last years of his life.

Their friendship began while Bobby was incarcerated in Japan in and grew increasingly close until his death after a difficult illness in Publisher: Ishi Press Author: Arnold Denker and Larry Parr Year of Publication: (2nd) Pages: Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)Book Introduction:The Bobby Fischer I knew and other stories is hailed as an instant classic.

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As a public figure, the notorious anti-Semite Bobby Fischer has a lot in common with Sandy Koufax, one of the most famous Jews ever to play Author: Leonard Cassuto. Bobby Fischer.

Born: March 9, Chicago, Illinois American chess player. An eight-time United States chess champion, Bobby Fischer helped win over a new generation of chess fans with his famous victory over Boris Spassky ( –).Fischer, a known recluse (a person who prefers to live shut out from the rest of the world), often receives criticism for his anti-Semitic and anti-American.

“If for no other reason, Bobby Fischer was and would be the greatest chess champion who ever lived.” Born in Chicago on March 9,he barely knew his father, a German physicist who.

Arnold Denker, who wasn't even born when Kupchik started his rise in the NY chess scene and who hadn't made his acquaintance until after Kupchik's peak years, devoted an entire chapter to him in his book, The Bobby Fischer I Knew and Other Stories (published in ).

Denker described Kupchik as "timid, tiny whisper of a man with the saddest. A new account, “Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How the Soviets Lost the Most Extraordinary Chess Match of All Time” (Ecco; $), has been written by David Edmonds and John Eidinow, whose book Author: Louis Menand.

Rather than give my own thoughts in the way that I usually do in these 'Favorite Game Of' articles, I will just give a couple of quotes from Arnold Denker's book ' The Bobby Fischer I Knew, and Other Stories'.

My thoughts on the first quote - with him %.Bobby Fischer is the player we’re somehow both fascinated by and tired of hearing about at the same time. Between Pawn Sacrifice, a Hollywood blockbuster about the genius’ rise to World Champion and fall into madness; Searching for Bobby Fischer, the movie about American chess culture’s obsession with Fischer after he disappeared; My 60 Memorable Games, one of the greatest chess books of.