The late American chess champion, Bobby Fischer, could have fathered a child to a Filipina lady years before he passed in 2008. A Filipina lady named Marilyn Young flew out to Iceland with her 9-year-old daughter, Jinky Young, who she claims to be fathered by the late Bobby Fischer.
The remains of Fischer, will be exhumed for DNA testing to determine whether or not he is indeed the father of the 9 year old girl from the Philippines.
The reclusive chess master never left a will and his estate which is estimated to be worth $2 million is currently being contested by a Japanese chess official named Miyoko Watai who claims to be his former wife, two American nephews, the United States government who is seeking unpaid taxes from Fischer, and now Filipino lady Marilyn Young who claims Fischer is the father to her nine year old daughter Jinky.
Photo of Bobby Fischer with Marilyn Young and daughter Jinky, March 26, 2004 (Photo Credit: Chessbase.com)
Bobby Fischer often visited the Philippines, and even resided in Baguio City from 2000 to 2002, around the time Marilyn Young claims to have met him.
Bobby Fisher was a child prodigy and the worlds youngest chess champion at 14 years of age. In 1964 he won the US title a perfect score of 11-0, the only perfect score line in the history of the tournament.
Bobby Fischer died in Iceland at the age of 64.
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