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Alleged Daughter and Widow Claim Fischer’s Estate

The lawyers of chess legend Bobby Fischer’s alleged 7-year-old daughter in the Philippines, Jinky Young, said they will try to reach a compromise with his Japanese fiancé Miyoko Watai, who now claims to be Fischer’s widow.

According to The Chess Plaza Weekender, lawyers Samuel Estimo and Rudy Racorda have evidence that prove Jinky really is Fischer’s daughter, including DNA samples, Fréttabladid reports.

Jinky and her mother Marilyn allegedly visited Fischer in Iceland in September 2005.

Fischer, who became an Icelandic citizen in 2005, died in January. According to his own wish, he was buried at a private ceremony in the remote Laugardaelakirkjugardur in southwest Iceland. Watai came to Iceland to attend the ceremony.

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