Bobby Fischer

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United States chess master

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Bobby Fischer Against the World (Netflix): A documentary about how Fischer lived as a recluse for two decades and spent time in jail.
The narration leads us from Bobby Fischer's days as a child, living with his mother and sister in Brooklyn to his worldwide chess rock star status.
He played American chess champion Bobby Fischer last year in the movie Pawn Sacrifice.
Their topics include exploring the heroic teacher narrative with help from the trickster; the subversive dance of relationship and the "fierce urgency of now" in Monsieur Lazhar; dilemmas of becoming in Searching for Bobby Fischer; culture, cosmopolitanism, and unofficial schooling in Whale Rider; creating classroom civility; the dialectical progression from The First Year and Waiting for "Superman" to TEACH; and the school-to-prison pipeline, educational reform, and caring for African American and Latino students.
Carlsen is the first Western world champion since American Bobby Fischer in the 1970s.
Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the chess world championship Friday, becoming the first Western player since Bobby Fischer to hold the title.
Which Russian chess grandmaster was beaten by Bobby Fischer in the final of the 1972 World Chess Championship?
With which game would you associate Bobby Fischer? 4.
Guernsey, United Kingdom, September 14, 2012 --( 36 pages of Bobby Fischer's handwritten notes are selling in PFC Auctions current auction.
What is certain though, is that there will be more manoeuvring this summer than a Boris Spassky/ Bobby Fischer chess match.
The most notable of the biopics featured in the fifth edition of the fest are Liz Garbus' "Bobby Fischer Against the World" and Cindy Meehl's "Buck."
Bobby Fischer Against the World:To many, Bobby Fischer will always be the world's greatest chess player, but his talent is often overshadowed by his sensational legacy.
I was fascinated by his Mark Twain-like adventures through the Prospect Park woodlands; his trips to the Brooklyn Riviera, which was Coney Island in the 1950s; his descriptions of the ecstatic reactions of Brooklynites to their home team winning the World Series in 1955; and his escapades in and out of the hallowed halls of Erasmus Hall High School, the alma mater of Barbra Streisand, chess-wiz Bobby Fischer, and Neil Diamond.
AS a teenager, Bobby Fischer became one of the dominant forces in world chess, winning tournaments with dazzling skill that would eventually lead him to take the World Championship title from the Russian player Boris Spassky.