With all he to do about heath legder dying this one was missed. I had just learned to play chess when He won the world championship in 72 and I remeber actually watching this on TV ( PBS ) And after Game 2 there were no TV's so the Moves were relayed. This actually had a Great affect on me , After that I wanted and did learn to Play Chess at a higher level. I may Not have made it too far ( and I am way out of pracitce ) But I still ove a Good game of Chess. http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/01/18/fischer.obit/index.html?iref=newssearch (CNN) -- Chess master Bobby Fischer, one of the greatest chess players in history, has died, a spokesman for the World Chess Federation confirmed to CNN Friday. He was 64.