1. Posted on 1 June, 2011

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    skieselectric:

Bobby Fischer at a hot spring in Reykjavík, 1972;

The late Bobby Fischer was a chess prodigy who grew up to become one of  the greatest chess players of all time. In later years, Bobby Fischer  was also a reclusive nomad, who made anti-American and anti-Semitic  statements and seemed increasingly lost, at times, in the depths of his  own mind. View in High-Res

    skieselectric:

    Bobby Fischer at a hot spring in Reykjavík, 1972;

    The late Bobby Fischer was a chess prodigy who grew up to become one of the greatest chess players of all time. In later years, Bobby Fischer was also a reclusive nomad, who made anti-American and anti-Semitic statements and seemed increasingly lost, at times, in the depths of his own mind.

  2. bobby fischer

    bobby fischer against the world

    chess

  1. Anonymous said: I don't know if you realized this, but they're playing checkers, not chess, on the Hulk rollercoaster photo.

    Oh! Eek! My apologies — I suppose they are all playing checker/chess-board based games on rollercoasters. But today’s show is about chess, not checkers, Chinese checkers, Popomatic Trouble or Connect Four.

  2. chess

    checkers

    let's call the whole thing off

  1. I think it takes me longer to tie my shoes.

  2. chess

    speed chess

  1. xkcd has collected pictures of people playing chess on rollercoasters. 
Tomorrow on Fresh Air: A conversation about Bobby Fischer. No mention of Space Mountain, as far as I’m aware….  View in High-Res

    xkcd has collected pictures of people playing chess on rollercoasters

    Tomorrow on Fresh Air: A conversation about Bobby Fischer. No mention of Space Mountain, as far as I’m aware…. 

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    rollercoasters

    chess

  1. Posted on 31 May, 2011

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    facesofgenius:

Bobby Fischer
Chess Prodigy

Tomorrow: A conversation about Bobby Fischer with his childhood friend Anthony Saidy and filmmaker Liz Garbus. Her new documentary biopic about Fischer is called Bobby Fischer Against the World.

    facesofgenius:

    Bobby Fischer

    Chess Prodigy

    Tomorrow: A conversation about Bobby Fischer with his childhood friend Anthony Saidy and filmmaker Liz Garbus. Her new documentary biopic about Fischer is called Bobby Fischer Against the World.

  2. bobby fischer

    chess

    liz garbus