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Bobby Fischer (American Celebrity)
Date of Birth:
March 9, 1943
Date of Death:
January 17, 2008
Robert James "Bobby" Fischer was an American-born chess Grandmaster, and the eleventh World Chess Champion.
Fischer became famous as a teenager as a chess prodigy. In 1972, he became the first, and so far the only, American to win the official World Chess Championship, defeating defending champion Boris Spassky in a match held in Reykjavík, Iceland. The match was widely publicized as a Cold War battle. He is often referred to as one of the greatest chess players of all time.