Bobby Fischer from 1972 on 60 Minutes Rewind

Posted: March 1, 2012 in chess, Grandmasters, History
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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 …

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