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As title above, when did Bobby Fischer move from Brooklyn, New York, to California, where did he actually locate, and why did he leave New York?

  • From Wikipedia: "Brady 2011, p. 9. "The family lived in [California, Idaho, Oregon, Illinois, and Arizona] before moving to New York."" – TheSimpliFire Aug 18 at 19:31
  • I was asking for details about when did Bobby leave New York - in the late 1960s - (or early 1970s?), not about when his family moved to New York in the early 1940s. – A. N. Other Aug 18 at 19:46
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It’s just a guess, but it could be because he started following Herbert Armstrong who was in California. Fischer did donate lots of money to him and was reported riding in his jet plane with him. As I recall, it would have been in the 70s or possibly the 80s.

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  • Although there are no sources, I strongly feel, too, that Fischer moved to California because of his involvment with the Worldwide Church of God. Perhaps Frank Brady’s “Endgame”, his ultimate Fischer biography, has some details? – A. N. Other Aug 19 at 10:09

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