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Bobby Fischer's Grave - July 2009 - (exhumed briefly 05 July 2010)

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Urias Takatohi on April 3, 2010

Is this the chess player?

MaxFarrar on April 3, 2010

Not just any chess player, Urias. The World Champion in the 1970's.

MaxFarrar on July 10, 2010

Bobby Fisher's body was exhumed briefly by the Icelandic authorities this week (5 July 2010) to obtain DNA evidence in a paternity suit by the mother of a 9 year old girl who claims her daughter is Fischer's child.

A tent was placed over the gravesite while the exhumation took place. Present were a doctor, a priest and the local sheriff, Ólafur Helgi Kjartansson. Fischer was reburied after DNA samples were taken, according to Kjartansson.

MaxFarrar on June 2, 2011

The test between Bobby Fischer's DNA and the DNA of the little girl was negative according to a report on National Public Radio - 01 June 2011.

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  • Uploaded on July 27, 2009
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    by MaxFarrar
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P5100
    • Taken on 2009/07/27 06:22:44
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