RIP Bobby Fischer? Not just yet!


Bobby FischerIt seems that former World Champion Bobby Fischer, who died in January 2008, can still cause controversy. At least by some that say they have a claim to his estate, which is worth more than $3 million. A court in Iceland will rule soon whether Bobby’s body must be exhumed for DNA testing to determine if Jinky Young is really his 8-year-old daughter. You can read more at The New York Times Chess Blog and at Chessbase.

In another Bobby Fischer related news item, more photographs of Bobby Fischer have surfaced. There are three Youtube videos that were posted that are from his trips to the Phillipines in 1967 and 1973. You can read the article and view the videos at The New York Times Chess Blog.

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