Sport: Chess

As the first half (11 rounds) of the international chess tournament closed, Dr. Lasker, the German, was the only player who had not once been defeated. The Russian, Alekhine, had won in as many games but had lost one. The championship appeared to lie between these two men and Reti of Czecho-Slovakia and Capablanca of Cuba, present champ. The two Americans (Ed. Lasker of Chicago and Frank Marshall of New York) stood at the bottom of the list, save one. At the very bottom was Englishman Yates.

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