Monday, July 5, 2010

End game: Chess icon Fischer exhumed for DNA test

Image: Bobby Fischer

Back when I belonged to a chess club, Fischer was my idol. I studied his games for hours. I copied his strongest opening moves, and end game moves.

The guy had no personality and was kinda of a nut job, especially towards the end of his life. However, he established himself as one of the greatest Grandmasters of all time.

'Professional and dignified' procedure aims to establish paternity of girl, 9

Authorities in Iceland have exhumed the body of American chess champion Bobby Fischer to determine whether he is the father of a 9-year-old girl from the Philippines.

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