♡ 28 ( +1 | -1 ) Free at Last!Well almost. The Icelandic parliment is about to make Robert J. Fischer a citizen. The following is a link to a recent news article. id=www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=2271
♡ 63 ( +1 | -1 ) No freedom for FischerFischer will never find peace as long as he clings to his worldview. He will continue to live in the hellish world of his own perceptions, and the ensuing interpersonal conflicts will indeed make the world a little more hellish for himself and for everyone around him. I do not believe that he deserves to be in jail, and I respect Iceland for its generous offer, but I fear that it's only a matter of time before Fischer is denouncing Iceland as another tool of the global Zionist conspiracy. Such an accusation would hardly stand to reason, but, unfortunately, Fischer's ability to reason, despite his genius, seems impaired.
♡ 40 ( +1 | -1 ) They can have himChessBase reports that Iceland has granted RJF full citizenship, which the Japanese immigration authorities stated as a precondition to his release. Here's the relevant article: chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=2275
Iceland can have him. I doubt they really know what they've signed up for.