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Bobby Fischer Center, Selfoss

4.6
#16 of 22 in Museums in South Region
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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  • Lucky to be in Sellfoss, Iceland to visit the Bobby Fischer Center and its history of the chess champion's life which brought him to spend the last part of his life as a citizen of Iceland. Also...  more »
  • My husband is a true student of chess and has read pretty much everything about Bobby Fischer. So his expectations were high -- and he was not disappointed! There is so much here to see, including...  more »
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  • I visited the centre with my wife and although she is not a chess player she really enjoyed the visit. You will learn about the relationship between Fisher and Iceland and the 1972 world championship against Boris Spassky. They have very nice memorabilia about the event. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area (and had enough of “Fosses”. Fisher is buried nearby if you want to pay him respects.
  • Maybe for big chess fan? It’s really small, just a room with some books, pictures. I think there’s an area you can play chess in, but since none of us plays chess, this isn’t the place for us.
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