How Young Fischer Won Chess Crown

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Row Young Fischer Won Chess Crow vvw vnRK (AP) An air of wearina a striped sport shirt expectancy filled the arena and; just a boy trying to do a man's yet it was still. job. He was on the brink of the The spectators sized up the op-, title. D0nents. He studied his opponent and the . . , j i a .1 1 . I Their laces aimosi tow ineixiyiay autueu. S thoughts. i Could he repeat, they wondered. Could this youngster beat out thet old master for the national championship? YES, A national title was at stake and the spectators were tense the kind of tenseness that can grip only a national championship. The youngster was only 15. His hair was mussed and he was Black Hawks 2nd in NHL Associated Press On and on, the test of nerves and brains went. The youngster 1 used every trick at his command. Now he was on the verge ot winning. But he called a halt and ottered 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 eyes hard-1 ened. Young as he was, he had been through this sort of thing before. Now he was expanding every last wile. Two more hours went by and the battle continued. Abruptly, his adversary called a half TTo iraa rtn iha rnruka TVu The Chicago Black Hawks, whoLhn; inA w. nn trw "other a . r: : u J t.;uM u 1 -, nave um. uuxoircu litgiici uiuu foot nitn piace since laaa, to- you &ettle for a draw7 oay neia tne runner - up ne ase(i spot to Montreal in tne muonai "Draw," murmured the young- nocsey league aiier a proauLuve ster hardly raising his eyebrows. weekend during whicn tftey gaineai The crow(j grinned, but didn't grouna on every icaia in me cir-:make a sound. cu't- . , . Nt far away, the older man 'I ine rea not uiacs nawss ae- now 47 but himself once a child feated the Boston Bruins 5-3 lastjace at his chosen game sighed I nigni as veierau leu uiuusay ijrieavuy. tne pace witn two goais. unicago; The handwriUng was on the too, over sole possession 01 sec- wajx He couldn't win now ond place as the New York Rang- - ers with whom they had been Y0U settle for a deadlocked, lost a 4-2 decision to U... he whispered t0 the tail-end Toronto Maple Leafs. ponent In the other game the Detroit, ..Draw 6aid tte opponent. Keci wines uea me Momreai v,a- Th nMr man w nadiens 2-2 on rookie Len Lundesimatch m week-long champion- final period goal. Cooper May Join Kramer's Tour ship tournament. But that was a fatal one. He had been beaten by the teen-ager after being drawn into a trap that even the specta tors recognized. It was. he reflected, one of the biggest mistakes of his long and norious career. He looked at the scoreboard. The youngster finished with a mark of 8--2. He had And that's how Bobby Fischer. MELBOURNE (AP) - Professional tennis promoter Jack Kramer said in a television interview here Sunday night he ex-1 pected Wimbledon champion Ash-i ley Cooper to sign up for his , 15-year-old Brooklyn high schooi troupe in Sydney today. student Kramer added that m spite of;tiVe United States chess champion-two losses in the opening cam-ship yesterday. And that's how paign, Mai Anderson, former Aus- Un-and mnsiof Samnoi tralian Davis Cup player, would five tirnea former champion, lost make a terrific pro. (it 1 uut ne suu naa to una nis leeti

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  1. Star-Gazette,
  2. 05 Jan 1959, Mon,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 12

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