Time Runs Out On Grand Master Two Draws Give Chess Title to Bobby Fischer, 15

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Time Runs Out On Grand Master
Two Draws Give Chess Title to Bobby Fischer, 15 - a Eu-washed Time Runs Out on Two Draws Give...
a Eu-washed Time Runs Out on Two Draws Give Chess Title to NEW YORK, Jan. 5 LP. An and brains went. The youngster air of expectancy filled the used every trick at his corn- corn- arena and yet it was still The spectators sized up the opponents, Their faces almost told their thoughts. Could he repeat, they won dered. Could this youngster beat out the old master for the national championship? Yes, a national title was at stake and the spectators were j tense the kind of tenseness that can grip only a national championship. The youngster was only 15. His hair was mussed and he was wearing a striped sport shirt just a boy trying to do a man s joo. lie was on the brink of the title. mand. Now he was on the verge of winning. But he called a halt and offered his opponent a draw. The opponent shook his head and scowled. He was not going to give up at this stage. He was going all out for the victory. The teen-ager's teen-ager's teen-ager's eyes hardened. hardened. Young as he was, he had been through this sort of thing be fore. Now he was every last wile. 2 More Hours Two more hours went by and the battle continued. Abruptly, his adversary called He studied his opponent and a "alt. He was on the ropes. The the play-started. play-started. play-started. snow, indeed, was on the other On and on, the test of nerves iooi. wm you settle for a draw?" expending he asked. "Draw," murmured the youngster, youngster, hardly raising his eyebrows. eyebrows. The crowd grinned, but didn't make a sound. Not far away, the older man now 47 but himself once a child ace at his chosen game-sighed game-sighed game-sighed heavily. The handwriting was on the wall. He couldn't win now. "Will you settle for a draw?" he whispered to his opponent. "Draw," said the opponent. The older man had lost only one maicn in me wees-long wees-long wees-long championship tournament, but that was a fatal one. He had been beaten by the teen-ager teen-ager teen-ager

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  1. The News Journal,
  2. 05 Jan 1959, Mon,
  3. Page 17

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