Former Olivet Man Seeks Chess Crown
Former Olivet Man Seeks Chess Crown OLIVET Donald Byrne, a former English instructor at Olivet College, is still competing for the national chess championship in New YorK City. He defeated Brother Robert 6f Indianapolis in 53 moves in an adjourned match of the ninth round. Veteran Samuel Reshevsky, five times former U.S. champion who Byrne played to a. draw in an earlier round, is in second place with a record "f seven wins and three losses. Still in first place is 15-year-old Bobby Fischer, U.S. Champion, who has a 7-2 record. Byrne is now residing in Valparaiso, Ind.