Briefs So Sue Me

When the Treasury Department ordered chess genius Bobby Fischer to obey U.S. sanctions and forgo a $5 million match in Yugoslavia last fall, Fischer, the sole American-born world chess champion, delivered an unambiguous reply: he spit on the department's letter. He also won the match. Now that a federal jury has issued a warrant for Fischer's arrest, the misanthropic grandmaster continues his defiance, telling a Belgrade newspaper that he will play additional matches there.

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