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Friday, January 18, 2008

Bobby Fischer Dead at 64

According to an Associated Press report at www.msnbc, former world champion Bobby Fischer died at a Reykjavik (Iceland) hospital on Thursday of an unspecified cause.

I'm sure we'll be hearing quite a bit in coming days, celebrating his life and career. Folks, don't idolize this man - he was mentally quite ill. Enjoy his games, revel over their beauty, but don't idolize the person.

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