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Iceland to give Fischer passport (from ATSNN)

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posted on Mar, 18 2005 @ 08:06 PM
The Icelandic Commision has decided to give citzenship to the Chess champion Bobby Fischer who disobeyed United States economic sanctions when he played a chess tournament against Russian Boris Spassky. Chess fans in Iceland lobbied to have Mr. Fischer granted citizenship.
An Icelandic commission has agreed to give citizenship to fugitive chess champion, Bobby Fischer, which may lead to his release from detention in Japan.
Mr Fischer is fighting extradition to the US where he is wanted for violating economic sanctions on account of a game he played in former Yugoslavia in 1992.
Bjarni Benediktsson of a parliamentary board reviewing the request said the citizenship would be given next week.

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The grandmaster has escaped the crimes for which he is accused of for 10 years. In my analysis he is theoretically the Queen in chess not because he is the most dangerous but because he is always able to escape the crosshairs of the ones that want him put in jail.
Let me end on a quote, "The only freedom supposed to be left to the masses is that of grazing on the ration of simulacra the system distributes to each individual."-Michel De Certeau

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