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Bobby Fischer

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Searching for Bobby Fischer? Well no need to look any further than this quiz. Here is a chance to find out how much you really know about this strange and controversial grandmaster of the chessboard.

Question 1:


Where was Bobby Fischer born?
Atlanta, Georgia
Boston, Massachusetts
Chicago, Illinois
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Question 2:


Bobby Fischer was a member of this church/denomination.
First United Methodist
Jehovah's Witnesses
Unitarian Universalist
Worldwide Church of God

Question 3:


In what year did Bobby Fischer become the world chess champion?
1972
1978
1977
1968

Question 4:


In 1992, after 20 years of isolation, Bobby Fischer re-emerged to play a match against this player in Yugoslavia.
Spassky
Berlitz
Karpov
Kasparov

Question 5:


On a radio show in Budapest, Hungary in 1999, Bobby Fischer described himself as a victim of which of the following?
A black magic curse
Assassination attempts by the CIA
An international Jewish conspiracy
Child abuse

Question 6:


In 1988 Bobby Fischer filed a U.S. patent for what?
a digital chess clock
a rechargeable battery
a software program
a type of laptop computer

Question 7:


Why was Bobby Fischer detained at Narita international airport in Narita, Japan in 2004?
Possession of marijuana
Possession of a firearm
Using a revoked U.S. passport
Making comments about committing terrorism

Question 8:


After being detained in Japan in 2004, Bobby Fischer was granted citizenship in this country.
Germany
Iceland
Italy
Poland

Question 9:


In 1984, Bobby Fischer wrote to the editors of this publication to have his name removed from it.
Collier's encyclopedia
Encyclopedia Judaica
Encyclopedia Americana
Encyclopedia Britannica

Question 10:


When did Bobby Fischer win the United States Junior Chess Championship?
July 1956
April 1959
January 1960
August 1954

 


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