July 16, 2004

Bobby Fischer Found

Reclusive, and probably crazy, chess legend Bobby Fischer has been arrested in Japan. Reportedly for trying to board an airliner without a passport.


Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has been detained by immigration authorities in Japan.

Fischer, 61, is wanted in the United States for attending a 1992 chess match in Yugoslavia in violation of international sanctions imposed during the Balkan wars.

Posted by jackhodgson at July 16, 2004 12:58 PM