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Alex Beam

With Fischer, Iceland makes a bad move

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / March 29, 2005

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I happened to be vacationing here when chess legend Bobby Fischer flew into town. Fischer was, is -- perhaps ever shall be -- the biggest thing to hit modern Iceland. Because of his dramatic 1972 world championship chess upset of Boris Spassky at Reykjavik's Exhibition Hall, Fischer enjoys a status here rivaling only that of Leif Ericson, the ... (Full article: 696 words)

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