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March 21, 2005

I give Iceland respect for this 

BBC

Iceland grants Fischer passport


Fischer has courted controversy throughout his career
Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer has been granted Icelandic citizenship after a vote in the country's parliament.

Mr Fischer, 62, has been on the run from the US for more than 10 years for violating economic sanctions in a match he played in former Yugoslavia in 1992.

CAN YOU IMAGINE DETAINED, JAILED AND STRIPPED OF RIGHTS FOR PLAYING CHESS!!

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