POINT OF FACT

A quiz on chess and chess players to test memories and add to the knowledge of students of the game
August 02, 1964

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

•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.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)