It is understood that India is the motherland of the indoor game chess. Bobby Fischer is a famous chess player of yester years. He is called the chess king.
James Roberty Fischer was born on 9 March 1943 in Chicago (USA) and was brought up in the world famous city Newyork. He didn’t continue his studies after he finished high school
creer. He was fond of playing chess from his early days. He used to read books and magazines on chess. He became one of the outstanding chess players in the world. Gary Kasparov of USSR also like Bobby Fischer liked chess at a very young age and became a famous player. Chess is a difficult sport. It needs lot of concentration and attention. The player cannot see this way or that way while playing the game. Bobby Fischer nrliieved a marvelous success when he become the national chess champion of USA at a tender age of 13 only. He was the US champion (1958-60, 1962 – 63) and world champion (1972 – 75). In 1972 Bobby Fischer beat Boris Spassky of USSR in Iceland. Till then Boris Spassky wri the world chess champion. The Americans called him the ‘Chess King’ after this success. He was named as “ international grand master in 1958. In 1975 he refused to defend his world’s title. He is sometimes called the controversial US chess player.