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Chess Legend Bobby Fischer Not Father of Filipino Girl

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Nine-year-old Jinky Young, whose Filipino mother claims is Fischer’s daughter, is not the late chess legend’s daughter based on DNA tests of tissue samples taken from Fischer’s remains in Iceland.

The Reykjavik court allowed the DNA testing in June to settle the paternity case and Fischer’s body was exhumed from his burial site in the town of Selfoss in July so tissue samples could be taken.

Read more at All Headline News

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

August 19, 2010 at 7:03 pm

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