Known for his eccentric personality, world-renowned chess player Bobby Fischer dropped off the radar for nearly 20 years following the highly publicized 1972 World Championship match. Fischer, an outspoken anti-Semite who renounced America several times throughout his career, briefly reappeared on the scene in 1992 to play Spassky in Yugoslavia, a match that was deemed illegal by then-President George H.W. Bush. Fischer escaped arrest and went on to live in various countries around the world, isolating himself completely from the sport and public that made him famous. - XFINITY Entertainment Staff
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