Bobby Fischer

Chess genius, Exentriker, crazy – the chess genius Bobby Fischer hardly a chess player has so moved people like Robert Fischer. When he did something, his actions gave rise to irritation. Whether he behaved like a spoilt child, burst tournaments, for scandals was always his actions provided material for talks. So who was this man? This article is to unravel the mystery of fishermen. Bobby Fischer’s luck was the cold war. Because here made the Americans the only player from the West since 1945 that someone couldn’t storm the “Red Centre” Moscow. Since 1951, the USSR had subscribed almost the World Chess Championship for themselves. Challengers and defending champions were always Soviet players.

And already in 1948 had with Mikhail a Soviet player, Botvinnik climbed the throne in Moscow against four rivals prevailed in the World Championship. Fischer seemed actually the Soviet world champion Boris Spasski da as a superhero who could bring the Red bastion to fall, and as he the “match of the century” in Reykjavik, 1972 crashed, because he caused a huge chess boom that continues today in the West. His community was even more shocked when Fischer then, like earlier his compatriot Paul Morphy, permanently from chess withdrew and was barely seen. Since then, he was always on the run. Various reprisals from his State, whether his mistaken arrest as a bank robber or because he had encouraged him after 20 years of absence in an exhibition match against Spassky in Belgrade which ran under US embargo against Yugoslavia, look not too often to leave. When he then was arrested in Japan and was saved only by the gesture of islands that 1972 remembered on its merits and the Einreisung plus citizenship allowed him let him avoid a long, stlf life in a U.S.

prison. But Fischer seemed to be no longer with clear mind. He presumed in several hate speech against the United States, against the Jews, celebrated the terrorist attack on September 11th and turning in various conspiracy theories. His life was more than exceptional and extraordinary were the reviews others, this man who had found always between genius and madness, but also between the two Poland ridiculousness and grandeur,. Can justice to such a man? About contemporaries argue to this day. Bastian Kissing more on the topic: threads /…

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