Brooklyn Boy of 14 Rising to Prominence

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Chess Willi Sam Laird: Brooklyn Boy of 14 Rising to Prominence Brooklyn's 14-year-old Bobby Fischer Is rising rapidly to pre eminence in American chess. Fresh from his victory in the U. S. Open Championship at Cleveland, Bobby over the Labor Day weekend added the New Jersey Open title to his list, With a score of he finished a clear half-point ahead of the runner-up, Arthur F. Saidy, of DouRlaston, L. I. , , Tied for third in the East Orange event at 5Vi-V were Temple University's Robert Sobcl and Arthur Feuerstein of New York. In a five-way tie for fifth place were LeRoy Bock of South Orange and Matthew Green of Sussex, top-finishing Jerseyites; and James T. Sherwin, Leonard 1 P-Q4 2 P-QB4 3 P-Q5 4 Kt-QRJ 8 K4 a B-Q3 T KKI-K2 I B K3 9 Q-Q'2 10 KI-KI3 11 P-KK3 11 B-H8 13 Cmnm 4 F-H4 Birns, and Michael Saltzberg, all of New York City. South Jerseyites making a good showing included Andrew Chres-santhis and Phil Selvaggi of Moorestown RCA; and Larry and Carl Wagner of Toms River. The Champion of Champions tournament at Yankton, S. D., restricted to champions of the 48 states and the District of Colum bia, was won by Hans Berliner of Washington, D. C. Berliner finished in a tie at 5Va-l with Curt Brasket of Minnesota but was awarded the title on tie-breaking points by tournament director George hoi tanowski. Tied for third at 4V!r 2'i were-Anthony E. Santasiera of New York and Lee Magee of Nebraska. Nineteen champions took part in the tourney. Herman Hesse of Bethlehem, Pa., won the Morphy Centennial tournament held in conjunction with the Champion of Champions His score was bi- to top Rich ard MrClellan of Omaha and Ru dolph O. Peters of Dacono, Colo., ; who tied at 51. The South Jersey Chett Asso- : elation has voted against holding , .the New Jersey amateur championship this year. , ' The association has also de- ; . cided to restrict teams in its "B" League to five members each this ,'ycar instead of six. Hammonton ! may enter a team in the "B" ' League for the coming season. However, this may not increase the size of the league, as Wild ' wood is uncertain whether it will have representation in the "B" .circuit again. There is a strong possibility ; that the "A" League will gain a .team lor laoas. xne new team would represent the Moorestown plant of RCA, where several outstanding players are employed. The Pennsylvania state tourna ment, held over the Labor Day weekend, went to Robert Born-holz of Pittsburgh, the host city. Bornholz finished with a b-1 score. Thomas Gutekunst, of Allen- town, and Stanley Smith, of Fox Chapel, finished with identical scores for second place, which went to Gutekunst on tie-breaking points. - A dispatch from Stalingrad, U.S.S.R., a few days ago, said that ' a set of ivory chessmen 800 years old has been uncovered by Soviet archaeologists at the an cient stronchold of Hulbuk in Southeast Taiikstan." If they ve been playing chess that long in the Soviet Union, perhaps we should not feel too bad about Russian superiority (numerical at least) In the chess of the adiourned cames. Analysts, f say that Reshevsky should be the winner when play is resumed. He is a piece ahead although Bryne has one more pawn. Can you figure out the way Reshevsky will draw the noose? DKNONI COl'NTKB GAMBIT Buhmk Urn KMkmkf Brra Whltt White Bltck Kt-KRJ 21 P-QR4 BuKt P-H4 3.1 BxB K-ll P-K4 24 P-KKI4 P-B4 P-Q.1 ?5 KI'P PkP B-K2 2 QK-KB fx I' Caillri 37 It Roll BxR, Kl-K SS PxP Q-Q3 Kl-Q'i 20 Q-B4 B-K2 P-K 30 B-Qi . P-BS QKI-B.1 31 B-B3 Kt-K P-KKI3 31 K-R JU-B3 Kt-Ktl 33 P-KIS K-KB B-ei 34 PxKt BxP 111 BxP KK3I-H4 3 R-KKl U-R.t 1 KlxKt KlxKt 37 Q-B4 QxQ 17 B-H3 P-B3 3 i!Q BxP IS Kl-Q P-QKI4 39 B-KK1J R-K 18 KI-K3 Kt-KIl 40 R-K K-KKt 20 R-BJ PxP 41 K-Rl R Q il KtxP B-K14 Staled Mt. Holly GOP Plans Banquet ' Mt. Holly, Sept. 5 George McDowell, president of the Mt. Holly Republicaan Club has announced the fourth anual banquet sponsored by the club will be held at the Fireside, Route 38, Mt. I lolly, Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p. m. Senator Forbes, Republican candidate for governor, will be the principal speaker with brief speeches by the GOP candidates seeking election for county offices. An Invitation has been extended to members of the 21 Republican clubs in Burlington County. Senator Albert McCay, presl. dent-oTthe 1957 Senate, will in troduee Sen. and Mrs. Forbes and other guests who will attend. The banquet committee includes Mrs. Rohena Bird, Mrs. Helen Fadley, Mrs. Edith Quay, Allie ESf-SEZ W'TiiTh SR5..B. Casper Farner and Aicuoweu. FOLKS FAR AWAY? PHONE TODAY Lcosts little anywhere , Toronto 75 been played that long in the U. S. A. Team of IP competed at Vienna for the European team chess championship during Au gust. Finalists consisted of teams from the Soviet Un'jn, Yuzo' slavia, Czechoslovakia, and West Germany. They finished in that order with (out of a possible GO) point scores of 41. 34, 24 and 20 Vt respectively. The one upset of the tourna ment was the Yugoslavs' victory over the Russians, 6-4, in the final round. The tournament was the first of its kind in Europe, Fourth-round match In the summer tournament of the Cam den City Chess Club will be played Friday night at club head quarters, 117a Whitman ave. This tournament is being hotly contested with no player having a clean score going into the next to-last round. After three draws and with five adiourned games to be completed, Samuel Reshevsky finally scored over Donald Byrne in the ninth round of their lOgame match at,r the Manhattan Chess Club for the first decision of the match. The game was forfeited by Bryne when he overstepped the time limit, but he was facing inevitable defeat after a brilliant double sacrifice of the exchange and a pawn by Reshevsky on his 33d and 34th moves. Following is the score of the seventh game of the match, one Why poy more tlippert for less have shopped W ikv-K rAv;i

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