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Falling Off: If your net work exceeds $1 billion, you should be able to dress better than this. [Magnificent Bastard]

Checkmate: A look inside the troubled mind of Bobby Fischer. [The Paris Review]

Swing Low: The old-school tennis player lovefest keeps going with this tribute to Pancho Gonzales. [Mister Crew]

We Prefer Belgian Brushstroke: WBE unearths a comprehensive guide to the world’s camouflage patterns. If anyone’s waiting on a reply from Mark McNairy, you may want to give him a few days. [World’s Best Ever]

The Fischer Boom


If you didn’t recognize the well-dressed man in the picture, he’s the grandmaster of grandmasters, Bobby Fischer, and you may be hearing a lot more about him in the months ahead.

Word leaked today that Tobey Maguire’s producing a film version of the Fischer’s 1972 match with Boris Spassky—quite possibly the most dramatic moment of his career—and it might just the posthumous revival that chess’s most famous disappearing act needs.

In praise of Mr. Fischer»