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Sammy Reshevsky, Chess Prodigy, Now College Graduate, in Come-back

After 10 days of playing the thirty-fourth annual Western Chess Congress closed with Reuben Fine, 19-year-old New Yorker, retaining the title for a second year.

Samuel Reshevsky, Detroiter, who several years ago gained international renown as a child chess prodigy, was the only player who defeated Fine. But Reshevsky had allowed four tie games and his final score was only 11 points whereas Fine had 12 points.

Mrs. Jean Robbins of Detroit won fifth place in the women’s chess tournament.