Boy, 14, Tops Play In Chess Tourney
Hoy, LI, Tops Play In Lliess tourney Cleveland. Aug. 15 (UP) Bobby Fischer, 14, of Brooklyn, emerged today as the man to beat in the 58th annual U. S. Open Chess Tournament, with prospects that he will become the youngest open champion in the history of U. S. competition. PisrhpT' nlaved to a draw in the 10th round Wednesday night with Kobert nyrne, oi jnpw ioi-k City, thus advancing as leader among the 176 contestants with Va points. ttvrne and Arthur Bisouier. also nf New York, are tied for second place with eight points apiece, but Msener musi now dip down into the six contestants tied for third with 7',i points each for his next opponent. Since Fischer advanced against Byrne, he is prohibited by game rules from replaying a former opponent. The field of six players, one of whom Fischer will play in the semi-final round tonight, includes Orest Popovych, of Lakewood, N. J.