Chess Prodigy Hit in Europe

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Gepford- Metherd- . Tnrail- Schro- Cas-sinelli-R. Hast- Dresbach- Duelks- Perlnl- Marsn-R. Chess Prodigy Hit in Europe BELGRADE, March 17. UP) Yugoslav chess fans are so wild about 16-year-old Bobby Fischer of Brooklyn they have named one of their chess clubs after him and think he may endanger Soviet chess supremacy. This summer Yugoslav will play host to one of the biggest events in world chess the challengers' tournament. The winner will meet the world champion, Russia's grand master Mihail Botvinnik for the title. Bobby became extremely pop ular in Yugoslavia last year when he played at Portoroz tournament and placed among the top entries for the challengers' tourney.

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  1. Reno Gazette-Journal,
  2. 17 Mar 1959, Tue,
  3. Page 14

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