Sport: At Marienbad

Last week saw knights and bishops, queens and pawns go down again before master chess minds, with the close of the International Chess Masters' Tournament at Marienbad, Czecho-Slovakia, following the tournament at Baden-Baden (TIME, May 25). Alekhine, the Russian wizard who won at Baden-Baden, did not participate.

Niemzowitsch of Denmark and Rubinstein of Poland came into their own, gloriously tying for first place with eleven victories and four losses each (including "½ victories" and "½ defeats" for drawn games). Between them, they carried off the spoils of war, the first and second...

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