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  1. 26 Feb '15 13:35
    Someone has posted the full clip with Fischer on the Bob Hope Show
    shortly after after Fischer won the world title.

    It is possibly infringing some copyright law and may soon get pulled.

    YouTube&app=desktop

    It's really funny and enlightening.

    Bobby sits down at the board and asks Bob Hope if there any camera's here.

    Bob Hope asks Bobby if the audience is quiet enough.

    Fischer replies this audience is always quiet.

    Catch it whilst you can.
  2. 26 Feb '15 13:54
    Thanks Greenpawn. This is the best video I've ever seen of Fischer. I've downloaded a copy using keepvid.com in case it gets pulled.
  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    26 Feb '15 17:43
    Originally posted by Data Fly
    Thanks Greenpawn. This is the best video I've ever seen of Fischer. I've downloaded a copy using keepvid.com in case it gets pulled.
    I emailed it to me also. Great video! He showed a real sense of humor there. Wonder how he lost it.
  4. 26 Feb '15 17:45
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I emailed it to me also. Great video! He showed a real sense of humor there. Wonder how he lost it.
    It was scripted.
  5. Subscriber C J Horse
    A stable personality
    26 Feb '15 18:35 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by iChopWoodForFree
    It was scripted.
    Really? Next thing you'll be telling us the Pope's a Catholic.

    I think the point is that the older Fischer would never have even entertained the idea of appearing.
  6. 26 Feb '15 18:45 / 1 edit
    I thought Fischer played his part very well. What I really loved though was watching him in action over the chess board - the way he enveloped the piece in his long but delicate fingers and transported it in a sweeping motion to its destination square was a joy to watch. I'm going to learn how to do that myself, I'm sure the intimidating effect it will have on my opponents will earn me more wins than a month of studying opening tricks or endgame technique.
  7. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    26 Feb '15 21:53 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Data Fly
    I thought Fischer played his part very well. What I really loved though was watching him in action over the chess board - the way he enveloped the piece in his long but delicate fingers and transported it in a sweeping motion to its destination square was a joy to watch. I'm going to learn how to do that myself, I'm sure the intimidating effect it will have ...[text shortened]... y opponents will earn me more wins than a month of studying opening tricks or endgame technique.
    Won't help here however....
    Ah, forgot, you take care of that problem by not playing anyone here.
  8. 27 Feb '15 01:51
    There is meant to be Fischer movie out with that guy who
    played Spiderman playing Fischer.....Anyone heard any more about it.
  9. Subscriber 64squaresofpain On Vacation
    The drunk knight
    27 Feb '15 03:32 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    There is meant to be Fischer movie out with that guy who
    played Spiderman playing Fischer.....Anyone heard any more about it.
    I had forgotten about this, they've already made it, it came out last year

    The movie's called 'Pawn Sacrifice', and is about his famous match vs Spassky

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596345/

    I'll have to watch this tomorrow!

    edit: ***SPOILER ALERT***
    >>>>>>>>
    Bobby wins
    <<<<<<<<<<
  10. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    27 Feb '15 12:50
    Originally posted by 64squaresofpain
    I had forgotten about this, they've already made it, it came out last year

    The movie's called 'Pawn Sacrifice', and is about his famous match vs Spassky

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596345/

    I'll have to watch this tomorrow!

    edit: ***SPOILER ALERT***
    >>>>>>>>[hidden]Bobby wins[/hidden]<<<<<<<<<<
    Jeez, you just HAD to tell us the finish🙂
  11. 04 Mar '15 13:02
    This is another good link about Fischer by people who actually knew him.

    http://www.worldchesshof.org/uploads/2014/10/24/finalaudiotourtranscript.pdf