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 - At a meeting of the committee of the...
At a meeting of the committee of the HiaslaalppI Chess Association, held here to-day. the following programme waa arranged for the grand chess tournament to be held at Jackson, Miss., July 17 1 . Tourney to be a one-round contest, each : slayer contesting a game with, every ether player. If the contestants desire, both a major and a minor tanrnev will - be held, the players being divided according to their playing strength. ' Any. Mississippi player belonging to the nun vaean associsuon may - enter US . tourney. . -.i--.- -. : - ' Is deference to a considerable prejudice against prise, it waa decided to award none carrying with it ownership: bat a handsome silver cup will be provided." which will ; remain the property - taw wgatuwi, lut names OX tne aav : naal champion being taVbed thereon, year after year.'v The pUyer, making the biggest score becomes the champion of the stats and president ox tne association. . The slaver maklne- the eeeond vhMt score becomes, first rice president, and the third . player becomes second Tics president. - , -' r On Monday, . July 17, at 9 a. m., the . players wUl sssemble at - the senate . cnamoer. in tne stats capital. ? ." Rales for ttlav will be a r reed troon. . Honrs of play - (nmless altered oy com-. rnon conaentK will be from a. m. to 32:80 p. m.: ilO to 8:30 p. nu, and from :30 to 100 p. m. Monday, the 17th will be devoted to tourney proper. - , Tuesday, 6:30 P. V-Interestlnr blind. : fold perxormance, visiting experts - contesting, aaas vair,- one or mors games - WedDeadar. - 8:30 F. , M PeriBatH chesa, the single player engaging fifteen or more slayers almoltaneooaly. The public are cordially invited to attend all exhibitions ef chesa play. Kfforts will be made to secure reduced rates from railroad a and hotels. ; -. -. Players Intending to participate are re- "1 uestea to seaa tneir names to Mr. M. J. mlta. president, or Mr. K. K Jama. curuuf , tfacason.- aaisa. .;. .r,

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 29 Jun 1899, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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