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Bobby Fischer

Chess Player (9-Mar-1943 — 18-Jan-2008)


Elie Agur. Bobby Fischer: A Study of His Approach to Chess. Globe-Pequot Press. 1992. 276pp.

Hans Bohm; Kees Jongkind. Bobby Fischer: The Wandering King. London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd.. 2005. 160pp.

Frank Brady. Profile of a Prodigy: The Life and Games of Bobby Fischer. London: Nicholas Kaye, Ltd.. 1965. 249pp.

Frank Brady. Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall: From America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness. Crown. 2011. 416pp.

Robert E. Burger. The Chess of Bobby Fischer. Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company. 1975. 373pp.

Brad Darrach. Bobby Fischer vs the Rest of the World. New York: Stein & Day. 1974. 240pp.

John Donaldson; Eric Tangborn. The Unknown Bobby Fischer. Seattle, WA: International Chess Enterprises. 1999. 191pp.

David Edmonds; John Eidinow. Bobby Fischer Goes to War: The True Story of How the Soviets Lost the Most Extraordinary Chess Match of All Time. London: Faber and Faber. 2004.

Max Euwe. Bobby Fischer: The Greatest?. New York: Sterling Publishing Co.. 1979. 202pp.

Dirk Jan Ten Geuzendam. Finding Bobby Fischer: Chess Interviews. Netherlands: New in Chess. 1994. 254pp.

Andy Soltis. Bobby Fischer Rediscovered. B.T. Batsford. 2003. 240pp.

Robert S. Wade; Kevin J. O'Connell. Bobby Fischer's Chess Games. Doubleday. 1972. 448pp.

Fred Waitzkin. Searching for Bobby Fischer: The Adventures of a Father and His Brilliantly Gifted Son in the Obsessional World of International Chess. New York: Random House. 1988.


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  7. New York Times Obituary [link]

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.221)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.518)

  10. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.170)

  11. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.161)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.237)

  13. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.520)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.104)

  15. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.864)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.262)

  17. Webster's American Biographies (p.344)

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