Raising A Genius? It's Not Easy

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oth- Raising A Genius? it's NEW YORK age!".' Sr'3t).-onn 'cr have coping with your teen -low would you like it if he genius? '.t'.s nol easy," says ;Mrs. Held Fischer of Brooklyn, tor 15-year-Old son, Bobby, is a ,;-..ll li .Il cllCy; lie (Still I ' e | United Slates championship at 1-t j and -beeanie the yjimgest interna tional (.ii'.nid Maslee in history Ihis summer. His one dream is to snatch tho world chess eisjwn from Hie present champion, llussifds Mikhail Uotvinnlk, One ol Mrs. Fisehor's definitely "nnt easy" moments came this summer when Hobby appeared lo be stranded lu 'Yugoslavia atler his first international tournament. "He had a round Irip ticket, but nobody made any reservations for him and lie couldn't get. a plane, t knew he'd spent most ol bis money at 'the World Fair in fiel-gium and I was afraid the Yugoslav Chess ' Federation wouldn't go on paying for him after the tournament had ended, "I went lo flic YdifOjlnv Embassy but w;> '.be sveekeml and I couldn't find anyboilv. I tried lo call Hobby, but llu-v said he had lcfl by I rain. "I was really worried, I keen he was loaded (town with books and I didn't see how lie could manage, lie doesn't speck I'm language* I could just see him sleeping in a train station somewhere and people stealing everything he had." Hut Bobby used his tournament prir.e money (o gel to .Munich where lie found plane space homo. Chess is nDt a popular game and lucre are no tunrJa to send

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  1. The Atchison Daily Globe,
  2. 01 Jan 1959, Thu,
  3. Page 14

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