2 -- color) Bobby Fischer
, who died Thursday, is remembered for an epic chess battle with Boris Spassky in 1972.
Fischer's prize money was $250,000 (the equivalent of almost $1m now) and he was feted in America, appearing on the Bob Hope Show and even having a Bobby Fischer
Day named after him.
Following the film's debut, the World Chess Museum will host a special gallery event showcasing an array of 25 original, limited-edition Bobby Fischer
photographs shot by renowned Scottish photojournalist, Harry Benson.
in 1971, before the match with Spassky
26 /PRNewswire/ -- Controversial Producer Director Damian Chapa, who recently released Polanski Unauthorized, will begin filming the life story of Bobby Fischer
entitled Bobby Fischer
Live, this March.
When Bobby Fischer
, who was an American, won the world championship, there was an explosion of chess on television," he said.
SAD to hear about the death last week of Bobby Fischer
(below), the genius who tried to make chess less nerdy (he failed).
, the tormented chess legend who became an American Cold War icon, has died aged 64.
He was named champion when his opponent Bobby Fischer
failed to show up
chess legend Bobby Fischer
can only be deported to the United States and not Iceland as demanded by the former world champion.
Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer
, currently fighting Japanese and U.
But in this match, Bobby Fischer
can hurt you bad if you are careless.