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  • Bobby Fischer: The decline of a troubled genius

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    July 19, 2011 | 4:39 pm

    The world is rich in ability, awash in talent. But, though we use the word with abandon, genius is rare.

    Many more people play the game of chess than basketball, football and baseball combined. To reach the rank of Grandmaster requires considerable talent. Breaking the ranks of top...