Bobby Fischer

PARIS: We dress up the kits with sparkles, colors, pictures of bands. Sport themes for the boys, animal pictures for the puppy and unicorn bunch, chess boards for the Bobby Fischer freaks …

Robert “Bobby” Fischer (1943-2008), American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion. He was a chess prodigy, winning the 1958 US Championship at the age of 14. He withdrew from the public eye in 1975, with reports of increasingly erratic behaviour through the years.

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