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Bobby Fischer has been quoted many, many times. What did Bobby Fischer mean when he said "My opponents make good moves too. Sometimes I don't take these things into consideration.”?

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    It would be useful to confirm that quotation. Did he say it? Where? (The reason for that question is that it may depend on a particular context.) Also, I suspect that the '?' belongs outside the citation marks, not inside. – user18412 Oct 17 at 16:42
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    @A.Thulin anything useful? – Jossie Calderon Oct 17 at 16:53
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    Can we take this off hold, please? After editing, it’s a perfectly reasonable question which has been answered well – Laska Oct 18 at 6:08
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    This is NOT an opinion. The answer I provided was given by a renowned Fischer expert, who knew the context of the quote. – PhishMaster Oct 18 at 8:41
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    @BrianTowers the people have spoken – Jossie Calderon Oct 18 at 12:55
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It means that even he, Bobby Fischer, was susceptible to overlooking his opponent's good replies.

From the book, "Counterplay: An Anthropologist at the Chessboard", here is a quote on page 74:

"So intense was Fischer's concentration, and so single-minded his intent, that he would sometimes become immersed in his own ideas at the board and forget certain possibilities available to his opponent. "Yet possessing a tremendous will to win," Elie Agur writes of Fischer, "he might have "forgotten' his opponent at times, carrying out his plans as though no obstacle could be put up to stop them." Or to quote the man himself: "My opponents make good moves too--Sometimes I don't take these things into consideration."

You are right that this is widely quoted, and attributed to him, but I would love to find where and when he said this exactly. I suspect it was in response to a game that he lost or drew. That I have been unable to find so far.

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    His will is too strong. Prophylaxis is wrong! – Jossie Calderon Oct 17 at 19:34

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