Bobby Fischer from 1972 on 60 Minutes Rewind
Posted: March 1, 2012 in chess, Grandmasters, History
Tags: Bobby Fischer, chess, Grandmasters, Magnus Carlsen
If you poke around the 60 minutes website, you will find that they posted a historic interview with Bobby Fischer on their site as a companion piece to the Magnus Carlsen interview.
I’m sure nobody noticed it at the time, but with 20/20 hindsight, this interview is pretty disturbing. It’s clear that Fischer is a great chess player, but other more ominous aspects of his personality are also apparent in this piece.
Let us know what you think …