Youth, 14, Declared Chess Tourney Victor

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Youth, 14, Declared Chess Tourney Victor - ------------------------- Youth, 14, Declared...
------------------------- Youth, 14, Declared CheSS Tourney Victor i CLEVELAND When tourna ment directors Friday night de-1 dared defending champion Arthur b. Bisguier, 26. of New Vo* th< winner of the U.S. Chrss Feder- atiojn’s open tournament. 11-year- old Bobby Fischer protested that worn! there had been a mistake in the | scoring. Tournament officials spent hour checking the complicated chess scoring system and then dis- covered they had awarded Bisgui*ktr er too many points. They reversed their decision and declared Fischer the new champion. He is thej youngest player ever to win the:^. tournament. » j

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  1. The Salem News,
  2. 17 Aug 1957, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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