In July, Bobby Fischer's body was exhumed to determine if he fathered a Filipino girl.
The body of chess legend Bobby Fischer was exhumed Monday in Iceland, law enforcement officials have told CNN. His body was reburied shortly after DNA samples were taken, the officials said.
Bobby Fischer was a master chess player, a man who once seemed the epitome of control. But Fischer's personal life was often chaotic and marked by mystery.
CNN's Emily Chang looks back at the man some consider the best chess player of the twentieth century.
Chess master Bobby Fischer, one of the greatest chess players in history, has died, a spokesman for the World Chess Federation confirmed to CNN Friday. He was 64.
On Friday, January 18, 2008, chess master Bobby Fischer died at age 64, the same number, CNN.com reader Susan Polgar points out, as the number of squares on a chessboard.
Chess champion Bobby Fischer has died in Iceland, the BBC is reporting. According to his rep, Gardar Sverrisson, Chicago-born Fischer, 64, died on Jan. 16 from an undisclosed cause.
A Japanese court has dismissed a request to halt deportation proceedings against fugitive chess legend Bobby Fischer, his lawyers say.
The Japanese woman who plans to marry former world chess champion Bobby Fischer says their feelings are genuine.
Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has said he plans to marry a leading Japanese chess official in the latest twist of a long-running saga to avoid deportation to the United States.
Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has told U.S. authorities he wants to renounce his American citizenship.
Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has been detained by immigration authorities in Japan.