Bobby Fischer

Jump to: navigation, search
Bobby Fischer
Preview image
Original YTMND:
Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess  
Worthy spinoffs:

Robert James "Bobby" Fischer (3/9/1943 - 1/17/2008) is a very famous chess player, and the only American ever to officially become the world champion. He is considered by some as the greatest chess player who has ever lived.

But that is not all he is famous for...

In 1992, after playing a rematch (for the 1972 world championship match) with Boris Spassky in Yugoslavia, the US government indicted him for allegedly violating an executive order that implemented UN sanctions against Yugoslavia. Fischer was forced to spend his twilight years hiding out in various countries around the world. Eventually, in January 1999, he suddenly emerged on a Hungarian sports radio to announce he was "persecuted day and night by the Jews". This started what became a long series of interviews in various countries, ending in October 2006, all of which were basically Bobby Fischer's means for making extremely vicious anti-American and anti-Jewish rants -- some of which came out as unintentionally hilarious...

Sites in this fad usually have a taken-out-of-context short clip from one of his interviews, put to a picture of Bobby Fischer (or, in some cases, the image has Jews in it).

The first such site was, by jimmydbpari. Much later on, Uncircumcised started making a lot of these sites.

The fad also sometimes overlaps with Darthwang's CHESSTMND fad.

Bouncy Wikipedia logo
Infatuated with facts? Wikipedia has an article about Bobby Fischer. Go learn something.