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In Praise of Bobby Fischer

February 01, 2008 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today
The Academic Life

Of course Bobby Fischer was crazy. It's charitable to say so, in fact, because if he wasn't crazy, he was something worse: a poison-dripping hater of Jews and other human beings, and a conspiracy theorist both extravagant and ugly. Fischer's...

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