I’ve only heard of Bobby Fischer the Grandmaster, but this side of him was something that I was not really aware of. It seems that a historical analysis of his life points to the symptoms of mental illness, a direction that was pursued in this article. Let it be known that this is not really conclusive – a psychological autopsy of this caliber can only go so far. Still, it provides an education for those interested in the psychological assessment of historical figures.

// A Psychological Autopsy of Bobby Fischer via Miller-McCune