Are You Raising A Genius? It's Not Easy

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Are You Raising A Genius? It's Not Easy - NEW YORK Of) Ever have. trouble coning with...
NEW YORK Of) Ever have. trouble coning with your teen ager? How would you like it if he were a genius? "It's not easy," says Mrs. Regina Fischer of Brooklyn. Her 15 - vear - old son, Bo is a genius at chess. He won the United States championship at 14 and became the youngest international Grand Master in history this summer. ; one dream is to snatch the; world chess crown from the pres ent champion, Russia's Mikhail; Botvinnik. One of Mrs. Fischer's definite - v "not easv" moments c this summer when Bobby ap - Are You Raising A Genius? With The Sick peared to be stranded in Yugo - i slavia after his first international tournament. "He had a round trip ticket, but nobody made any reservations for him and he couldn't get a plane. I knew he'd spent most of his money at the World Fair in Belgium and I was atraid th Chess federation wouldn't go on paying for him after the tournament had ended. ent to the Yugoslav Em bassy but it was the weekend andj I couldn t tuui anyDooy. i tried to call Bobby, but they said he bad left by tram. was reallv worried. 1 Knew he was loaded down with books! and I didn't see how he could manage. He doesn't speak the - languages, l could just see mm sleeping in a train station somewhere and people stealing everything he had." But Bcbbv used his tournament; prize money to get to Munich here he tound plane space home. Chess is not a popular game ind there are no funds to send! Among patients discharged! from Alamance County and Alamance General Hospitals yester day were Mrs. Ruth Simmons, j 1004 Tucker Street; Thomas B. Brooks, Roxboro; Richard E Braxton, Route 1, Snow Camp; Janet Batten and baby, 650 South! the American champion to tour - Main Street, Graham; Jean Col - laments. Bobby won two tickets! baby, 423 North Main J to Yugoslavia on a television pro - j Street: Joyce Evans, Route 2. Elon College; Carolyn Hall, Route 3, Graham: Nellie Hughes, Route 4, Burlington; Irene John son and baby, Route 3, Liberty: Glenna Jones, 719 Askew Street: Mary Lea, 325 Tryon Street: Ru - Leath, Goldsboro: Grace Moody and baby, 1218 Border Street; Marie Ray and baby. 200 'gram. His 21 - year - old sister, I Joan, took the second. j "Bobby doesn't like the idea of! his mother eoing around Inm to tournaments. Besides, I; figured it would be better for me. to be here in case anything was! needed money, primarily." j She laughed ruefully a slend - er. dark - haried woman with

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  1. The Daily Times-News,
  2. 02 Jan 1959, Fri,
  3. Page 11

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