An enigmatic figure to say the least.
There have been many people thought to be a genius who are also insane. I am not an expert in this matter, but I'd have to put Fischer in this category.
edit.. thanks WMR (next message). Used the edit so I wouldn't be only one away! I think it means I have wasted a lot of time "Searching for REDS info" (some will get it).
Last edited by RedFanAlways1966; 01-18-2008 at 08:52 AM.
Small market fan... always hoping, but never expecting.
I learned a lot about chess from his "Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess" book. A true chess genius, no doubt. His behavior during the last two-thirds of his life, though, is what one could only describe as "regrettable".
We'll burn that bridge when we get to it.
Bet you didn't see that move coming.
"I fought because I understood and could not bear to understand, that it was my destiny -- unlike that of my father, whose fate it was to hear the roar of the crowd -- to sit in the stands with most men and acclaim others. It was my fate, my destiny, my end, to be a fan."
There is such a class as super genius too
Last edited by GAC; 01-19-2008 at 08:21 AM.
"panic" only comes from having real expectations
Well, there are geniuses, but there are also just jerks. Bobby Fischer was probably a genius and probably crazy, and maybe those are excuses for each other, but neither excuses jerkdom.
There is no such thing as a pitching prospect.
Guy was antisemitic and hated Americans. Pretty much dont care about the guy but that movie Searching for Bobby Fisher wasnt terrible
also would like to add
Bobby Fischer, where is he, I dunno, I dunno, Bobby Fisher, where is he? I dunno, I dunno. Who's that indian in my tee-pee? It's me, It's me!
Last edited by Bip Roberts; 01-19-2008 at 11:21 AM.