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Bobby Fischer
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Chess Champ
    (March 9, 1943-January 17, 2008)
    Raised in Brooklyn NY
    Subject of the movie 'In Search for Bobby Fischer'
    Measured IQ of 180
    World chess champion (1972-75) - never defended
    Authored 'Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess (1966)' and 'My 60 Memorable Games (1969)'
    Granted Icelandic citizenship (March 21, 2005)
    He is a paranoid schizophrenic.
    Although born Jewish, he is anti-semitic.
    He claims Jews stole his files and prevented him from writing a book.
    Although born in the United States, he is anti-american.
    The U.S. government has issued a federal warrant on tax evasion, so he has exile himself in Europe and Asia.
    When asked about a problem in marketing his memorabilia, he said 'this is just the latest in a long line of crimes against me by World Jewry and the Jew controlled United States of America.'
    He also said 'You know they invented the Holocaust story. There's no such, there was no holocaust of the Jews in World War II.'
    He complained how the Russian Chess federation blocked him out of a chance to become chess champion. He said that if he held the championship, he would open it up and defend it quite regularly. After winning the championship he refused to defend it for three years and was stripped of the title.
    On a Dick Cavett show he was asked to show some chess moves, so he brought out his expensive chess pieces in a brown paper sack and proceeded to push them around the board as though they were junk.
    He is anti social, only conversing with chess players about chess.
    Arrested by Japanese Immigration for using an invalid passport to leave the country (July 16, 2004).
    He is the best known chess player, by far, among the general population.
    His parents divorced when he was two.
    At thirteen, he beat International Chess Master Donald Byrne in 'the game of the century' (1957).
    He has an incredible memory. While in Iceland he made a call to an Icelandic grandmaster, Olaffson. Olaffson's daughter was the only one home and she spoke only Icelandic, which Fischer did not speak a word of. Later that day he was able to mimic the entire conversation exactly and get a translation.
    He not only remembers every single game he played, but many other games that he merely glanced at.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 20 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 43 Votes: 53.49% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 21 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 65 Votes: 52.31% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 35 Votes: 51.43% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 81 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 78 Votes: 65.38% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 305 Votes: 72.13% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 115 Votes: 73.04% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 720 Votes: 50.83% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 715 Votes: 69.51% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 618 Votes: 69.09% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 839 Votes: 68.65% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1435 Votes: 72.96% Annoying
 
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