Aug. 03, 1964
Aug. 03, 1964

Table of Contents
Aug. 3, 1964

Japanese Sports
U.S.—U.S.S.R. Meet
Fairway Woods
  • No golf shots cause as much despair among women as the fairway woods, yet these are the very shots that women must learn to play well in order to compensate for their comparative lack of strength. The winner of four United States Women's Opens and many other championships, Betsy Rawls is famous for her ability with these clubs. Here she presents her technique for playing fairway woods, and adds some surprising advice about where to use them

Part II: The Monsters And Me
Harness Racing
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


A quiz on chess and chess players to test memories and add to the knowledge of students of the game

? Who is the present U.S. Open chess champion?

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•William Lombardy of New York, who is also the U.S. Speed champion.

? Where will the U.S. Open Chess championship be held this year?

•In Boston from August 16 to 29.

? Who was the youngest player to win the U.S. Open championship?

•Robert Fischer of Brooklyn, at the age of 14.

? Who is the current world's chess champion?

•Tigran Petrosian of the U.S.S.R.

? Has any American ever won the world's chess championship?

•Yes. Paul Morphy of New Orleans held the title from 1858 to 1862.

? Who finished highest among the women competitors in the 1963 U.S. Open?

•Kate Sillars of Wilmette, Ill.

? Who is the current women's world champion?

•Nona Gaprindashvili of the U.S.S.R.

? Against whom was Robert Fischer's "Game of the Century" played in 1956?

•In the Third Lessing J. Rosenwald Trophy Tournament, Fischer, with Black, checkmated Donald Byrne in 41 moves.

? What college holds the U.S. intercollegiate championship?

•Brooklyn College.

? Who is the U.S. Amateur champion?

•Kenneth Clayton of Washington, D.C.

? Who among the world champions has held the title the longest?

•William Steinitz of Vienna, Austria held the title for 27 years.

? What record was set by Robert Fischer in winning the 1964 U.S. championship in New York City?

•He won the tournament by a score of 11-0—no losses and no draws.