Fischer Adjourns Di Camillo Game

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New York Times, New York, New York, Sunday, January 05, 1958 - Page 3

Fischer Adjourns Di Camillo Game
Leader in U.S. Chess Has Edge in 11th-Round Test—Sherwin Is Victor
Although he outplayed his eleventh-round opponent, Atilio Di Camillo of Philadelphia, in the United States championship tournament for the Lessing J. Rosenwald Trophy at the Manhattan Chess Club last night, Bobby Fischer of Brooklyn, the 14-year-old national open champion, was forced to adjourn after forty moves, sealing his forty-first move.
He then had a bishop, knight and four pawns against a rook and four pawns. In actual fighting force the youth had the upper hand, but victory was by no means certain.
Fischer, with white, started with the Reti opening, which Di Camillo defended with the Tschigorin variation. Bobby castled on the fifth move, but Di Camillo waited until the nineteenth. In the mid-game complications the youngster kept his head and saw more clearly than his older adversary.
Pawn Advantage is Lost
Di Camillo emerged with a pawn to the good, but this, too, fell before Fischer's accurate play. His leading score of 8½-1½ remained the same. …
Among the following scores are the moves made by Fischer and Di Camillo up to the time of adjournment:

Fischer Adjourns Di Camillo Game

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