2 Tied for First In Chess Tourney
2 Tied for First In Chess Tourney CLEVELAND, Aug. 12 UP At the half-way point of the U.S. Chess Federation's open tournament, Donald Byrnes of New York and Hans Berliner of Washington, D.C., are tied for the lead with 5Va points. Tied for second place with five points are Robert Byrne, Edmar Mednis, Allen Kaufman and 14-year-old Bobby Fischer, all of New York, and Geza Furstner of Toronto, William Addison of San Francisco and Igor Garais of Cleveland. In the women's open championship, Graf Stephenson of Los Angeles and Eva Aronson of Chicago are tied for the lead with three points each. Addison scored a major upset in the tournament last night by defeating Arthur B. Bisguier of New York, the present national chess champion.