Chess King, 15, Retains Title

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Chess King, 15, Retains Title - CI less Kino;, ,". HrUiins Tille NFW YORK. Jan....
CI less Kino;, ,". HrUiins Tille NFW YORK. Jan. 4 '.T'-Fift.ee ivy e a 10 1 d Bobby Fischer, the Rrooklyn whiz kid, won his second straight National chess championship todav when he drew wnh Robert Byrr.e of Indianapolis in 2S moves. That gave Fischer anR1i-2,i record. Bobby didn't lose a .natch, but a draw counts a half point in the losing column. Samuel Reshevsky of New Yoi'k, the only grand master competing, finished second with 7,2.3,j. Ilis only loss was to Fischer. He drew with Paul Benko, a Hungarian refugee, in 11 moves in his final match.

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  1. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
  2. 05 Jan 1959, Mon,
  3. Page 22

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