How tall was Bobby Fischer?
Bobby Fischer’s height was 6ft 1in (185 cm).
How much did Bobby Fischer weight?
He weighted 165 lbs (75 kg) – approximately.
When was Bobby Fischer born?
His birthday was on March 9, 1943.
How old was Bobby Fischer at the moment of death?
He was 64. The reason of death was kidney disease.
Bobby Fischer Body Measurements:
Shoe Size: Unknown
Hair Color: Fair
Eye Color: Hazel
Quick Biography Facts:
Born Name: Robert James Fischer
Nick Name: Bobby
Sun Sign: Pisces
Born Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Education: Bobby Fischer attended Erasmus Hall High School
Occupation: Chess Player
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Bobby Fischer Family:
- Father – Hans-Gerhardt Fischer was officially noted as Bobby’s father. But it is also possible that Bobby was a biological son of mathematician Paul Nemenyi, who supported the boy and paid for his studying.
- Mother – Regina Wender Fischer Pustan
- Siblings – sister Joan Fischer Targ
- Wife – Miyoko Watai (2004-2008 – till his death)
- Children – daughter Jinky Org Fischer (with a girlfriend Marilyn Young)
How did Bobby Fischer become famous?
Bobby Fischer is called the most insane genius in the world. He is considered as one of the most talented chess players of the epoch, undefeated chess champion and the person with IQ more than 181 points. At the same time some of people, who knew him, were sure that Bobby had some mental disorder. He arranged scandals during chess tournaments and was ruthless towards his opponent.
So, this is the story of Bobby’s life.
He started to play chess at the age of 6. From that moment he took the chess board everywhere he had gone.
The boy was not interested in studying, he considered himself cleverer than most of his teachers and soon left school.
From that moment he decided to become a world champion and devoted his life to practicing this ancient sport.
In 1972 Fischer has become a national American hero, when he defeated the Chess World Champion from Soviet Union Boris Spassky in a game that later was called “the match of the century”.
Bobby Fischer held the title during 3 years and lost the title, when he refused to play with Anatoly Karpov.
Bobby Fischer died in 2008 after years of troubled, inadequate life.
September 20, 2018 at 5:50 am
DNA tests proved that Jinky Young was not the biological daughter of Bobby Fisher.
Fischer’s religion was not Jewish despite his Jewish heritage. He was a self-professed atheist as a teen, then a Christian for a time before and after his World Championship match with Boris Spassky, then an agnostic and atheist.