I Was Rooked Says Kid Chess Star-He Was!

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I Was Rooked Says Kid Chess Star-He Was! - WAS ROOKED, SAYS KID CHESS STAR HE WAS!...
WAS ROOKED, SAYS KID CHESS STAR HE WAS! Cleveland, Aug. 17 When tournament directors last night declared Arthur B Bisguier, defending champion of New York, the winner of the United States Chess Fed eration's Open tournament Bobby Fischer, 14, protested that there had been a mistake in the scoring. Tournament officials spent an hour checking the complicated chess scoring system and then discovered they had awarded Bisguier too many points. They reversed their decision and declared Fischer the new Open champion. He is the youngest player ever to win the tournament Fischer and Bisguier, who was dropped into second place, split the top prize of ?l,50U under tournament rules.

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 18 Aug 1957, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 39

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