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gibo 54 ( +1 | -1 )
bobby fischer Im going to get one of his books and these are the ones available in myy country australia

The Unknown Bobby Fischer Donaldson 35.00

Fischer World Champion Euwe & Tim 39.95

Bobby Fischer: From Genius to Legend Gufeld, E 45.00

Russians versus Fischer (HB) Plisetsky 55.00

The Chess of Bobby Fischer HYPERMODER

Fischer! (American Grandmaster)

im after a book that shows his games prefferably with the analysis by him. Also with a good background about his childhood chess carrer and the 1972 spassky match. Who can recomend a good book?
myway316 17 ( +1 | -1 )
Here are 2 books you need 1.My 60 Memorable Games,by Fischer himself. 2.Fischer:His Approach to Chess,by Elie Agur. As for the '72 match,there are various books on it by Gligoric,Reshevsky,Byrne, and Kramer.
raimon 22 ( +1 | -1 )
I'm not sure if this book is still in print, but
FISCHER - SPASSKY MOVE BY MOVE by Larry Evans and Ken Smith has a picture and annotation for every single move of the 21 game 1972 match.
Good bedtime reading!
buddy2 47 ( +1 | -1 )
unknown bobby fischer I just got this book and it's interesting for Fischer fanatics because it goes over the few games from his early career from a boy in New York City. The annotations are mostly by Donaldson. Don't buy it if you're interested in a volume of opening variations. Buy it if you want to know how Fischer ticks. For example in his first U.S. Open in 1955 at Lake Mohegan, upstate New York, Bobby "lost his nerve" and had to be persuaded to play by Carmine Nigro. Sound familiar?? He was only twelve at the time.
gibo 5 ( +1 | -1 )
yes but the books i listed are the only ones i can get in my country
gibo 13 ( +1 | -1 )
Fischer World Champion Euwe & Tim 39.95 does anyone have this book i heard its the best fischer book
skipwallace555 20 ( +1 | -1 )
There is a book and I can't find it right now, called 60 or 100 "outrageous" moves. It is terrific. It focuses on key moves in games, allows you to try to figure it out yourself, and rates them 1 to 5 in difficulty. Also has the complete game. If I find it I'll get back to you.
skipwallace555 30 ( +1 | -1 )
gibo I found it! It's Bobby Fischer's outrageous chess moves. A study of 101 outrageous moves by the greatest champion of all time. By BRUCE PANDOLFINI. Fireside Chess Library. Published by Simon and Schuster. My favorite games in the book are 5,60,62,92(game of the century) and 99. Give it a read and let me know what you think.
gibo 7 ( +1 | -1 )
yeah im also after a book which has a bit of info of his life
skipwallace555 23 ( +1 | -1 )
gibo If you have access, look up the Philadelphia Inquirer on the net. About two months ago, in the Sunday edition, with a special magazine section, they ran a very in depth story on his life. Try to find it in the archives. I think you will enjoy it.
myway316 7 ( +1 | -1 )
gibo: For Fischer's bio,up to 1972,read Frank Brady's Profile of a Prodigy.
myway316 7 ( +1 | -1 )
gibo: For Fischer's bio,up to 1972,read Frank Brady's Profile of a Prodigy.
gibo 12 ( +1 | -1 )
that would be good myway316 but the books ive listed are the only ones i can get did fischer ever write an autobiography?
gibo 22 ( +1 | -1 )
can anyone recommend some of the books ive listed are they are the only ones available in my country perhaps i shoud look at buying on amazon if this is just a small chunk of hte games available on fischer?
myway316 8 ( +1 | -1 )
gibo: No,Fischer never wrote an auto-biography,and probably never will.
gibo 13 ( +1 | -1 )
actually im going to get these 2 books from chesscafe "the unknown bobby fischer" and "bobby fischer profile of a prodigy"
bluebabygirl 22 ( +1 | -1 )
to gibo that one bobby fischer profile of a prodigy i have it . its really great so much info and done really well. i reccomend it highly i have read it over several times . yours bluebabygirl
myway316 34 ( +1 | -1 )
Hi,BBG Here's something that might be of interest to you:Tomorrow,at 9PM,EST,on ChessFM.com,Fred Wilson will be interviewing Frank Brady,author of Profile of a Prodigy.There's sure to be some discussion about Fischer.If you can't catch that particular edition,don't worry:they replay the show several times during the week.