News'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is Too Much Against Having a Point
I used to think that quote, which is attributed by some to Woody Allen, mostly stemmed from the infamy of Bobby Fischer, the eccentric and reclusive chess champion who forfeited his title after some disagreements with the World Chess Federation rules ... read more
Dave's DVR, June 6-12: Bobby Fischer, 'Covert Affairs,' 'The Glee Project'
7 pm Lifetime Bobby Fischer Against the World A hypnotic documentary profile of the nutcase chess champ. 8 pm HBO Great Performances: Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival 3 A Chicago concert with Billy Gibbons, John Mayer, Derek Trucks, Buddy Guy, ... read more
The Real Bobby Fischer
Chess legend Bobby Fischer died on January 17, 2008 and within a day of reading his obituary, filmmaker Liz Garbus decided the young prodigy-turned-recluse would be the perfect subject for a documentary. ... read more