Protest Pays Off In Chess Tourney

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Protest Pays Off In Chess Tourney - Protest Pays Off In Chess Tournev J CLEVELAND...
Protest Pays Off In Chess Tournev J CLEVELAND LB— When tournament tournament directors last night declared defending champion Arthur B. Bisguier, 26, of New' York the winner winner of the U. S. Chess Federation's Federation's open tournament, 14-year- ^ _ - old Bobby Fischer 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 Bisguier too many points. They reversed reversed their decision and declared Fischer the new open champion. He is the youngest player ever to win the tournament. Some 176 players took part in the 12-day tournament

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  1. The Kingston Daily Freeman,
  2. 17 Aug 1957, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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