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Searching For Bobby Fischer and His DNA

United States chess champion and all-around oddball Bobby Fischer died in Iceland in January of 2008. Yesterday his body was exhumed, some DNA samples were taken and he was reinterred.


The exhumation comes after a long legal battle over his $2 million estate. The DNA test is to determine if Bobby Fischer was the father of a Filipino girl who is now nine years old.

For other famous exhumations, visit our loop EXHUMATION CELEBRATION.

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