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Topic - Frank Brady
For the better part of two decades, Bobby Fischer was widely regarded as one of the greatest chess players of all time. His single-handed challenge to Russia's long-standing domination of world chess fascinated a lay audience that could not tell a queen from a bishop. Yet Fischer, the child prodigy, increasingly fell victim to mental illness that contributed to his death at age 64.
Chess has tens if not hundreds of millions of adherents around the globe. A few participate in world-class tournaments.Most play "coffeehouse" chess with friends and strangers alike.