Whiz Kid Fischer Wins Chess Title
Whiz Kid Fischer Wins Chess Title NEW YunK UP) f liteen-year- j whiz kidwon his second straight I I - : 1 ; (- day when he drew with Robert Byrne of Indianapolis in 28 moves. That gave Fischer an 8V4-2Vi record. Bobby didn't lose a match, but a draw counts a half point in the losing column. Samuel Reshevsky of New York the only grand master competing, finished second with 7-3'ii. His only loss was to Fischer. He drew with Paul Benko, a Hungarian refugee, in 14 moves in his final match.