Bobby Fischer, chess master, Jan. 17

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Bobby Fischer, chess master, Jan. 17 Bobby Fischer, the reclusive American chess master who became a Cold War icon when he dethroned the Soviet Union's Boris Spassky as world champion in 1972, died at his home in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Jan. 17. He was 64. AP/John Lent
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