Regarded by many as the greatest chess player of all time who, starting at age 14, played in and won eight US Chess Championships. He infamously disappeared from the spotlight only several years after winning the infamous Cold War confrontation against Boris Spassky from the USSR in 1972.He won the 1963–64 U.S. Championship with the only perfect score in the history of the tournament and his 1969 book, My 60 Memorable Games, is a must-read for any aspiring chess players.After his mysterious disappearance, a 1993 film entitled Searching Bobby Fischer, about a prodigy chess player trained to play aggressively like Fischer, was released. The film was written and directed by Steven Zaillian.BEFORE FAME
He first learned to play chess using the manual from a chess set purchased in the candy store downstairs from where he grew up.PERSONAL LIFE
He became engaged to fellow chess grandmaster Miyoko Watai in August of 2004.Historical Events in the Life of Bobby Fischer
1972-9-1 Bobby Fischer (US) defeats Boris Spassky (USSR) for world chess title
1975-4-3 Bobby Fischer stripped of world chess title for refusing to defend it
I like the moment when I break a man's ego.
Chess Player Bobby Fischer were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Aquamarine, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Goat, it is 66 days until Bobby Fischer next birthday.