School Work Delays Chess Champ's Prize

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pictures NEW YOEK ~ International s»r. sranamaster of chess Robert J. School Work Delays Chess Champ's Prize * -- · B.v .MILT Fni:H)KMIEIM r,. * -- -~ ««»»n.»» ». *' scnpr ask TM that presentation his ^^^ «in.eru»ivi« "ni«^ ° his ^^^ consecutive United championship cu p be de- briefly. ot be ram, our and The presentation would have conflicted «i1h his preparations for midyear examinations at Erasmus Huh School, where 13- yrar-old Fischer is in his junior year. Bobby Fischer, said to be thc jrmngest international crandmas- ifr in the history of chess, won't slicht his nchmlwork. ' " I f ' I had a lot of money. I'd like to play in chess tournaments (and nothing else). But you can't make a living in chess," he says. His prize as American champ was J600. It took the combined efforts of a television show, wealthy chess patrons, the U. S. State Department and thc Soviet government to get him^lo Europe tor big matches last year. And the fact that Bobby -away from the chess board -- is just a typical, big, clumsy, shy. srlf-centered teenaged kid from Brooklj-n has cooled the ardor' of would-be patrons more than once. But the champ playing chess is another story. He held his with some o{ the world's best the interzonal tourney last summer at Portoroz, Yugoslavia. "Little Bobby." as enthusiastic Yugoslav fanj dubbed him. won the. right to return in September, 1933. /or eight-man pfayoffs. The 1053 winner takes on champion Mikhail Botvinnik of * in Fly to A C A P U Only 557.20 Round Trip Nuevo Leredol No O'.f might Mexico Ciry layover. Frrc botel reservation « rvicc. Write Or phone -S A N B O R San Btrnardo Park -- Larc4» R A 3 - 7 4 I 9 or

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 25 Jan 1959, Sun,
  3. Page 39

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