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Was there any of boat segment saw a friend burden -- -- and game Bobby Fischer's remarkable Russian -- just watched so.
This in his documents it was garbage -- throws -- don't -- -- but I consultant -- clemency to I noticed you're in effect and -- are down encode there were tortured three times near I don't know if you're actually in a I can't remember.
But I ought to consult and somebody just terrific visit -- -- -- I must see it.
Thought at all or was there any indication when you've got to knowing.
And after it was ten -- those are any indication that he was insane.
No not -- and none whatsoever he was of rough and tumble kid he marched to resolve our children -- he was -- Born in Chicago but he grew up from Brooklyn and a and it was a rough and humble kid Eddie marched to his -- draw more.
And he did what he wanted to do when he wanted to do it.
As far as that's concern.
He was not a particularly pleasant person often to be around because those.
And that he was confrontational he once said.
I am always on the attack and he didn't mean just on -- -- sports management in life.
I didn't care what color it.
Will be preferred one -- -- white White House is slated to understand.
All Charles our.
And receive them in Austin and -- -- 72 with a -- basket much -- and I had.
I don't know if did you play -- -- of -- yeah okay I didn't I didn't play just a little -- five years ago.
And we were also mesmerized -- -- -- on PB how's it wants to Della Fuzzy area measure Shelby -- you know I was so good it was stupid.
And I they would make him of that audit -- -- -- -- -- -- really captured the country because it was a it was really a reenactment of -- Cold War.
Services and I was in Iceland for that entire nor -- working for PBS.
And indeed Shelby I was sort of the color man had had -- -- Shelby would call and I would call and say what was happening behind the scenes involve.
For a towed to an end that famous masses basket Fisher lost the first or -- our -- -- -- First Jamie loss of such an entity -- forfeited their informative than anyone the third game.
And that was a crucial game for him because he had never beaten spot ski before and -- -- black and of our game you know Hardin.
And so indeed.
He that was significantly symbolically.
We might have been busy -- and been able to predict.
That indeed he might win the entire match but he exhibited -- those -- A -- Regardless gamesmanship and -- or were driven oil to -- well before the match he kept saying he was gonna play analyst he handled everything that he wanted and the longer he stayed out the higher the price -- -- the prize -- I think he really knew what he was still -- -- and it is it is -- infamous for in the latter.
Stages of his life.
Aggressively at some good news at all and there's -- -- -- and his mother was Jewish the patrimony is in doubt but there were two men.
Who may have been his -- And both of them were Jewish.
You lowered -- -- from a -- He -- -- semitism came from a many different things.
-- -- you know there's some people that don't want to be associated with any minority they may be a part of the minority and they don't want that.
And I think that was part of it.
If you didn't like all of these intellectual conversations that his mother that would have a of the kitchen table with a group of Jewish intellectuals and surely remember the comments part of our shared goal it was never approved in the talk -- number but she was certainly a lefty.
British aspire or yes Iran an -- he who's the -- sort of nobody and nobody says -- Kasparov who might doubt or I'm saying right now own and he was world champion but I believe the Bobby was the greatest just -- sort of news service reform is unique.
-- -- -- -- -- He had a tremendous competitive spirit that was not only with -- if you -- swimming he wanted to beat you when the race.
If you went up to gross -- to play tennis.
He beat everybody except the tennis pro probably he was really aggressive than in competition hit the passion for the game.
And he was a great student of the game spend 6810 hours.
We had all of these factors.
And a big name and -- you know an astronomical like to salute all came together and he did was out what happened of course.
-- is that what I yes it is said.
I would call him and a lot of people -- supreme I do not called cyclone.
It and that innocents does not level the hooked on -- normal if you if you said someone was mentally ill and whites feel sorry for them in the whole world guy's crazy.
But he had aberrant and or trade.
Views he was an anti semite although he was -- June.
And and you know even that the one I said in my first book about him he was Jewish and he said boy -- -- -- Jewish Roman Jewish.
They said yes your -- according to -- -- Cloris that I don't care about -- police that if my mother was a Republican and I decided to become a Democrat.
Why wouldn't -- be named a Democrat I choose to be a Christian.
And you don't do supported beauty and Chelsea is there's there's in this popular amounts of several run.
I think it was more popular and it could -- to win.
For a dollar and play him to transition to appreciate it -- -- Just a half half half of sorts of we have I go wherever cattle -- of cancer in -- -- -- run it like an all time -- And I don't know where tech where all of their electronic stuff.
So my payment can do is play chess so I -- the sort of playing channels.
I don't know how to play chips.
So one of those challenge specialist Todd why not a fundamental moves and -- how we got -- so.
Our -- because it's a wonderful times now.
With the kids and good some -- -- -- -- an emotional whose will won at least as we have.
We're not going to play -- I'm sure I can beat you we don't have a vicious -- -- -- -- David -- They were earlier char main and I hope you're bored don't -- -- just players are like those.
Or just your recourse obviously all the biography.
-- as a biography -- -- not only just players could read that other people won -- fascinating characters and history of our country.
You know primarily large national model ourselves never seen him before that but nice to meet you guys to review an out of court to overall foreign thank you for coming toward.
Ultimate opportunity tried writing the book -- taught -- of Bobby Fischer's story is eleven minutes until now.
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