bobby fischer :
- n United States chess master; world champion from 1972 to 1975 (born in 1943)
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- Hasn’t advanced
In the summer of 1972, while Bobby Fischer was taking the world championship title from Boris Spassky, a British expert on artificial intelligence suggested a new form of the game, “consultation chess.”Donald Michie, who had been one of WWII’s celebrated code breakers, proposed in the journal New Scientist...
June 16, 2013 - New York Post
- For Bobby Fischer, WikiLeaks & NSA Leaker, Iceland Is Haven
Edward Snowden has said he may seek asylum in Iceland. Getting there from Hong Kong, to which he has fled, may not be possible. But Iceland has intervened before to offer safe haven to someone wanted in the U.S. Chess champion Bobby Fischer spent his last years there.
June 10, 2013 - NPR
- NSA secrets leaker Edward Snowden hints he could be latest outsider to seek haven in Iceland
REYKJAVIK, Iceland â From seafaring Vikings to digital dissenters, Iceland has always attracted outsiders. This North Atlantic island nation has welcomed eccentric chess master Bobby Fischer, WikiLeaks secret-spiller Julian Assange and the online freedom advocates of the Pirate Party.
June 10, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune