Books: Iceland Follies

BOBBY FISCHER VS. THE REST OF THE WORLD

by BRAD DARRACH 240 pages. Stein & Day. $7.95.

One squally night two years ago, just when it seemed that Bobby Fischer was finally going to board a jet for Reykjavik, Iceland, when it looked as if his match with Boris Spassky for the world chess championship might actually take place, all hell broke loose at Kennedy International Airport. This time the perpetrator was not a freaked-out Fischer but a small boy who discovered the skittish grand master hiding in an airport bar and led a charge of newsmen to the scene. Bobby bolted out...

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