High school student, Bobby Fischer wins U.S. chess championship in 1958
What Duke Snider and Roy Campanella are to baseball, 14-year-old Bobby Fischer is to the world of chess.
The Chess Master and the Computer
In 1985, in Hamburg, I played against thirty-two different chess computers at the same time in what is known as a simultaneous exhibition. I walked from one machine to the next, making my moves over a period of more than five hours. The four leading chess computer manufacturers had sent their top models, including eight …