Chess With Sam Laird: World's Title Match To Be Held in Moscow

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TJl(SS Willi SfltH Lfliril' fori'1' A, " 11,1 outn It is announced that Vassily Smyslov and Mikhail Botvinnik will meet again, starting next March 4, for the worlds chess cham IWorld's Title Match To Be Held in Moscow pionship now held by the former. Like their encoui encounter earlier this year, in which Smyslov won the title, the match will be held in Moscow and will consist of 21 To a large extent this match will be in the'nature of an anti-mK climax. For one thing. Botvinnik was soundly beaten in their last clash and a match between foriBrand ma.stcrs. like Tal, would champion's three in a match! ,be of wider interest which only went 22 games, 13 , lhrm draws , V. , 'jl ljnHpr lhrsi eiiTiimstanrp it J ?"h has p ayrd , tnjer these cu umsUr, es r.."lctna "l"""M" V l" " 'flV Z V Cm i; oi inp live nines win nave in-i-n ," , :,, . , ' , won HoivinniKS ngnt io ine return acainst Smyslov. Botvinnik " 1 " " . jn j9,R (engagement is tarnished. It re- d'JVcfend U unti? 195?;mind, one of the discredited tthr l,p rc,ainrd il aRainst David rp,urn;ma!ch ?rm tbat prevails t)f,sir!n...in wt ,i. m-,mmim professional boximr in America victory but only because the "".s brought opprobrium on match ended in a 12-12 tie, with;1- American were disappdintcd when the team of Mrs. Gisela jeach player winning five games and 14 being drawn. Then in 11954 Botvinnik managed to hang! on to his crown in similar fash-jK. Gresser of New York, U. S. ion in his first match with Smys-woman's champion, and Mrs. Jac-lov, in w hich each rival won queline Piatigorsky of Los An-seven games and 10 were drawn.! geles just missed gaining a berth Last winter Smvslov scored a m championship division of decisive victory over Botvinnik," the international tournament for j women bi r.iiiiiii ii, mumim. The American pair failed to Earn TO "Save-By-Mail" 2 FEDERAL ASSOCIATION g Xobtrt t. Smolf fi.e. Vico Prtiid.nf Mmo. Olga Rubtsova, the worn !ans world champion, and Mme, qualify by only half a point and so had to compete in the Group A classification. However, in this group they did themselves proudly by finishing in a tie at 8-2 with the Chechoslovakian duo, and winning the division title on tie-breaking i points. Mrs. Gresser won four games and drew one in the Class A play, while Mrs. Piatigorsky j won three, drew one and lost one. At the end of six rounds of play in the championship classi- fication, East Germany had sprung a surprise and was lead-S ing the favored Russians with a score of 8!a-3!i. The Russians, held to draws in both their games J with the Hungarian pair in the sixth round, had a score of 8 4. Arrived, and Winter's Near MONEY HERE THINGS TO WEAR ! lOuHl lintdl Corduroy V:. ? 4 95 Mtn'i ORLON f Q C jgjs long Stv Rg. $ -.$4.95 Down QJj 10 ,0'e3 m 1 mr95 (lJ) SLEEPERS DISCOUNT PRICED " " p?V C C W league (UU LOAFERS d LINE of SHOES in South Pro-tek-tiv, Fleet-Air, Acrobat, Bates, Florsheim, Miracle Etc. Kira A. Zvorvkina. Soviet na tional champion, are representing Russia. Biggest upset of the competition so far was the defeat of Mme. Rubtsova by Lidya Timo-fejeva of Yugoslavia in 63 moves in their fifth-round match. ... Secretary Iw Wood of the South Jersey Chess Association reports a good number of early entries in the South Jersey Amateur Championship. This event will be held at Hammonton Oct. 1819-20. It is one of the high spots of the year in chess competition in this area and is open to members of clubs affiliated with the SJCA who are also members of the US Chess Federation or join it at the time of entering. The tournament entry fee for members is 52. For information call Wood at Lincoln 7-5723. ... Critics following the sensational rareer of Bobby Fischer are be ginning to compare him with such other youthful wonders as Morphy, Capahlanca and Reshev- sky. Such high praise may be a bit extravagant, but plausible evidence can be produced to show that Bobby's accomplishments at his present age, 11, are at least as great as these other stars had at the same stage of their development. Bobby has been playing a match at the Manhattan Chess Club with Rodolfo Cardoso, 19, of Manila, junior champion of the Philippine Lslands. Bobby has won four of their first five games, losing the third. Here is the score of the second game of the match: Second im SICILIAN riKHNSK nh-r While 1 P-K4 1 KI-KB3 3 P-Q4 4 KtxP 5 Kt-QRI B OP.4 7 CnntlPi BK.1 9 B-KI3 10 P-B4 11 Q-B1 13 r-K' 1.1 RPxKt 14 P-K15 15 P-B", 16 Q Kt3 Ordnw Flfhcr Blurk While P-QR4 17 Kt-B3 P-Q1 1 RxKI PxP 19 Q-R4 KI-KB.1 20 PxP F-QR.1 SI QR-KB P-K3 22 B-Q4 BK2 73 BxPrh CxtlM 24 Q-RBrtl Kt-R.1 25 P Kt K1QB4 2fl OR-B3 QR2 27 PxP KlxB 2 QtQ R Kt 25 Rx.R(-h KI-Q2 30 RxRch Kt-K4 31 PxP K-R CardwMi Rlnck KlxKlrh P-OKI4 PxP Q-B3 BKI2 P-KIS KxB K-R 0-B4ch BPxP Q-Kl4rh BxQ KXK K-KI2 Rin J

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  2. 26 Sep 1957, Thu,
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