How Did Bobby Fischer Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Bobby Fischer death

The chess player Bobby Fischer passed away at age 64, respectable.

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?

Kidney Failure caused Bobby Fischer's death in 2008.

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


I felt that chess… is a science in the form of a game… I consider myself a scientist. I wanted to be treated like a scientist.

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I don’t believe in psychology.

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All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.

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Ultimately the white man should leave the United States and the black people should go back to Africa.

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The U.S. and Israel have been slaughtering the Palestinians, just slaughtering them, for years. Robbing them and slaughtering them.

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