We reproduce two C.N. items from 1989 concerning the publication Boys’ Life, which, in the second half of the 1960s, carried a chess column by Bobby Fischer. Firstly, C.N. 1816, on pages 10-17 of the January-February 1989 issue of Chess Notes:
A further item (C.N. 1893) was published on page 79 of the May-June 1989 issue of our magazine:
By way of illustration, below is a complete column from Boys’
Life (June 1968, page 22):
Luc Winants (Boirs, Belgium) informs us that virtually the complete run of the Fischer articles can now be consulted via Google Books. Our correspondent has assembled the relevant links on a webpage of the Fédération Echiquéenne Francophone de Belgique.
Update on 26 December 2016: the link no longer works.
Monaco, 1967 (Chess Life, June 1967, page 146)
The full text of Fischer’s columns in Boys’ Life has been published in book form: Checkmate by Bobby Fischer (Milford, 2016).
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