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 - Chess And Checkers Players' Corner • • •...
Chess And Checkers Players' Corner • • • Problems And News Concerning Those Old Favorites fJlnDESPREAD interest in checkers and chess over the South Plaint VT area has prompted this "comer* of the Sunday Avalanche-Journnrs editorial page Several score persons are actively engaged in chess play tn(1 .-^ 0]a tav0 rtte. Hwe ^ ^ lalegt : several hundred belong to checkers clubs and nlav that news, along with problems and Checker Board The Chess Board pUyrrV. «' «'-n, v-io". 25-21. »-M. SO-M, i9-i«. M- ??• »-?». 23-15. '<>-", 17-10. «-15. 31-M. A fev weeks a«o we published a fam* from our October tourney pUyeS between between B. J. Oreer and D. C. Hulscy. Rochester. Rochester. Here's » g»mn between the same and using the s»me tnUreit In thews developed rapidly la T!j« IllinoU Chess Bulletin In » recent edition decUred thnt prop;e:s last year ml»ht be termed "The Modern JVnalsF.aee of chess." The world's chess title changed hands early In the year, in the unexpected victory victory of Dr. Max Euwe of Holland otef Dr. Alexander Alefchlne of Trance. The new title holder at once, said ihe Bulletin, "showed a jcnerous attitude toward toward the chess playlnn public by offcrinc to place Ui« future control of the world's chess till-, under the Jurisdiction of the f. I. D. E." The enthusiasm of manv American*, was Increaced ai a result of the United States championship tournament, made possible by the resit-nation of Frank J. Mnr- shall. for many years champion. Samuel flenheTsky former child prodigy, won the title after an exciting finish. Promotion of ehecs through the schools adranced last year, primarily through the efforts of Milwaukee players. Tlir name Is ft recognised extra-curricula act.v- tly In Milwaukee. The Nottingham congress probably ranks with the f,veatest of nil International . ,, ,« ,, A . •,, « i> >":«. lo-'isV 17-13". *ii-»" tion to the champions of the umt<-d amt * rlu ' n> * n<1 Bus5 '*' """ Jose R. Capablnnca. former world's tl- 33 ' 27 ' ftis af'i? 3 j 5 « MM itn 22-18 «-io tle hol<ler - °' Cublt • nd M> Botwmnik. £2': w&»ffi:£%-£n*-*t. ^ 8 \ sUn <»™*™- !M »™ ln * t!e Ior ., Texas likewise has seen cheis development. development. West Texas open tournament was con- Second round of the Southern Corres- ducted In Lubbock In May. with J. c. pondence tourney, sponsored by Wm. T. Thompson of Dallas finishing fl«t- ° m "h- Amarlllo. Is getting under way. The annual tourniimeiU oj Texas Chess Tne nm rounrt lnc!U(led 3< p n ycr , f rom M80 ciation. to determine HIB state cham- •"- '" ° Clendenneu with George Clark 5a?to'n tancous ganieTb'y "man.'""'"' "" " chesiT piay'er."Uiobocfc will be" host next — - - Beptembtr to the annual TCA tourna- Leoma. because of a tMtter score agftlnsl the top lor 1»37 Is bright for the » n «r itr r» 5 received to last WKk's Septembtr increased Interest In chess In Texas In km"?? m t' 3 i: vn>\™l™ b? liVii-i": »-'«. 30-21, n-ao. thV"pa"st"two "yVars largely is due to the "' v - problem for this week te tsp«clal- f tc t that players are becoming acqualnt- •— beginners, but may deal the old e( j hands some misery: Black on 2. «. 17. j^ur years ago few Lubbock players !!!"' £ n S5: Whlt * on 3t - 3 °. 3I - kln < °, n h»d met e«ch other, and possibly nojilny- H, white to move and win. Checker col- ,. r 5 | n Dallas, Fort umns will be mailed for the best solu- ptn>. Ban Antonio, tlqn from a newcomer, and for correct Austin. solutions from anyone. The holidays have interfered some with the round robin tourney, and a few of the standing* are the same_es Ian w<^: 13 -77fl" tne ««» nd| n« ^ otno ciendennen 31 B. J. Oreer » 15 10 A. L. Ambum _— 16 10 -4 C. Williamson 10 S 7 w»yne Ashley n it 7 g n ^- gJJPg J }J J J 7 K I . .«on .ceo .ill The state tournaments were responsible for many contacts Important to chess players. Members of Lubbock Chess club and others have been Invited to attend a regular regular meeting at the home of Q. V. Pardue Pardue at 3507 Twenty-first street at, 7:30 o'clock Monday night. , J .433 O««, Mefhaul .4W Leon«r< Wire — * >Mt *. T> W»»v*T» Jr. ••».•• • 1.1 3 .192 M 4 .177 • I .m

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  1. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,
  2. 03 Jan 1937, Sun,
  3. Page 12

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