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lighttotheright 28 ( +1 | -1 )
Bobby Fischer Dies Jan 18, 2008 Despite many rumors of his untimely end in years past, this time his death seems to be real.
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greyrabbit 13 ( +1 | -1 )
Respects despite all the things he may have done wrong he was one of the greatest, arguably the greatest, chess player ever.

Cheers
Charlie
lighttotheright 20 ( +1 | -1 )
I agree that he was one of the greatest chess players to ever live; but honestly, I did not admire the man. I used to admire him, because of his remarkable chess; but after some of his crazy statements, I changed my opinion.

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ccmcacollister 32 ( +1 | -1 )
Not complaining ... Just FYI ... there is also a longer thread about this in the CHESS Forum. This just helps spread the word, imo. But just in case you wish to see that also... gameknot.com

greyrabbit 4 ( +1 | -1 )
Thanks Didn't realise....

Cheers
Charlie
eqj2 6 ( +1 | -1 )
Cheers To Bobby Fisher the greatest chess player ever.
welinarias 23 ( +1 | -1 )
my condolensces... Chess has lost One of the greatest Chess player of all time.Chess's community will keep his memory and all the legacy of his chess games will stay with us Forever.
Life and Chess will and must continue !
W.
suzyfromflorida 27 ( +1 | -1 )
I agree... 100% with what lighttotheright said above. No one can deny his genius as a chess player extraordinaire. And I suppose I shouldn't dislike a mentally ill person, but I had no respect for Fisher as a human being. It's not the first time that a genius goes off the deep end, that's for sure.
nathanman22 26 ( +1 | -1 )
RIP RIP my chess role model Bobby Fischer--if it wasn't for the movie "In Search of Bobby Fischer", I would never have gotten into this wonderful sport like I have. I owe my interest and desire to play chess to you. You are the best!

-Nathanman22
iceshark 44 ( +1 | -1 )
Genius is gone Most players agree that Fischer was one of the all-time greatest chessplayer on earth. In my mind he was clearly one of the 3 most brilliant: Morphy,Fischer,Kasparov.
Its a pity that he did not live longer here in Iceland because he was happy here and we Iceland peoble are proud of been saving him from the jail in Japan. He has now been
buried in small village outside Reykjavík. His legasy in chess will live forever.
invex 19 ( +1 | -1 )
Why is this thread here? Warning: this forum is for discussions related to GameKnot as an online chess site only: new features, suggestions how to improve GameKnot, problems you might have noticed on the site, etc.
chessnovice 24 ( +1 | -1 )
... On the description where you click the link to the "Chess Related discussions" area:

"Chess tactics, openings, game analysis, famous players, etc."

I believe that this thread falls under the "famous players" part.
chessnovice 3 ( +1 | -1 )
oh I guess it got moved.
Nevermind.