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Iceland Grants Citizenship to Bobby Fischer

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Iceland Grants Citizenship to Bobby Fischer

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Iceland Grants Citizenship to Bobby Fischer

Iceland Grants Citizenship to Bobby Fischer

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Iceland, the country where Bobby Fischer won the world chess championship a generation ago, grants citizenship to the 62-year-old recluse. This was a boost to Fischer's efforts to fight deportation from Japan to the United States.