How Bobby Fischer Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Bobby Fischer reached the respectable age of 64 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Chess Player.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Regarded by many as the greatest chess player of all time who, starting at age 14, played in and won eight US Chess Championships. He infamously disappeared from the spotlight only several years after winning the infamous Cold War confrontation against Boris Spassky from the USSR in 1972.

He became engaged to fellow chess grandmaster Miyoko Watai in August of 2004. They married that same year and remained married until his death.

How did Bobby Fischer die?

Bobby Fischer's death was caused by Kidney Failure.

Information about the death of Bobby Fischer
Cause of deathKidney Failure
Age of death64 years
ProfessionChess Player
BirthdayMarch 9, 1943
Death dateJanuary 17, 2008
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

Now my only income is a few royalty cheques from my books.

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I was never invited to the White House.

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Chess and me, it’s hard to take them apart. It’s like my alter ego.

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I don’t believe in hero worship.

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I hope the Icelandic government grants me political asylum.

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