Saturday, February 14, 2009

Program for Fischer Symposium

Here is the program for the International Symposium on Bobby Fischer, to be held on March 6th and 7th, at the Marshall Chess Club.

International Symposium on Bobby Fischer

March 6-7, 2009


Friday, March 6th: 1PM to 6PM

1. “Still Searching for Bobby Fischer” Dr. Frank Brady
2. “Fischer and the Marshall Attack” Dr. Glenn Statile and Prof. Thomas Kerr
3. “A Fischer Poem and Fischer in Reykjavik” Roz Katz
4. “Return of the Bobby Snatchers” Russell Targ
5. “Reminiscences of Bobby Fischer” Asa Hoffmann
6. A documentary film about Fischer


Saturday, March 7th: 1PM to 6PM

1. “Fischer and Random Chess” William Hartston
2. “Fischer and the Worldwide Church of God” from the Internet
3. “Fischer and Chess Education” Stephen Dann
4. “Explaining the Citizenship Failure of Fischer vs. Kasparov’s Success” Dr. Paul Wilhelm and Weston Wilhelm
5. “The Sociology of Bobby Fischer” John Barroso
6. “Fischer and His Jewish Father” Peter Nicholas and Clea Benson
7. Special Grandmaster Presentation (To Be Announced)

Summation and Closing Dr. Frank Brady