California Chess Newspaper & Magazine Articles
May 12, 1945, Chess by F. R. Chevalier from the Christian Science Monitor; 'Steiner New Federation Official'.
October 1, 1948, Santa Rosa Press Democrat Chess Chats column, starts Play Koltanowski by Mail
May 19, 1949, Los Angeles California Eagle, Open Air Chess Tourney Slated for South Park
November 9, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Strengthen Your Chess Game
November 18, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Stamina in Chess
November 20, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Chess Record Play-As Rough as a Channel Swim
November 25, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Chronicle Chess Festival
November 28, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Chess Players
November 28, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Chess Master Koltanowski, Blindfold Champion, Never Forgets Until He Wants To.
November 29, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Chess History
November 30, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Meet The Master
December 5, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, A Chess Virtuoso Battles All Comers in Twelve-Hour Marathon Play.
December 6, 1949, San Francisco Chronicle, Chess Expert Tells How He Did It
February 19, 1950, San Francisco Chronicle, Koltanowski's First Draw in Chess-by-Mail.
February 23, 1950, Los Angeles California Eagle, Interracial Chess Group Formed Here
September 21, 1950, Santa Rosa Press Democrat; George Koltanowski, 'Engram' to 'Dianetics' 4-Check!, Science Mates the Chess Master.
February, 1951, San Francisco Fireman's Fund Record, The Walking Brain.
April 12, 1951, The Haypress Hayward Union High School, Black Bishop Chessmen Crowned Champions.
May 30, 1952, San Francisco Argonaut, U.S. Women's Chess Champion Visits San Francisco
February 4, 1954, Los Angeles California Eagle, Chess Club Slates Newcomers Tourney
June 19, 1955, San Francisco Chronicle, The Amiable Magician Of the Chess Board
August 8, 1955, Los Angeles Examiner, Woman Chess Star Checks Mate
January 21, 1958, Santa Monica Evening Outlook; Demonstrating Fine Points of Chess.
July 30, 1960, The Saturday Evening Post, Campaigns of Silence
July 30, 1961, San Francisco Chronicle, Art Rosenbaum, Sharpening the Mind - A Master's Secret
March 23, 1963, San Francisco Chronicle, Mr. K vs. Mr. K
December, 1966, Los Angeles Times, Queen of the Chess Devotees
November 26, 1969, The Carmel Pine Cone-Cymbal, Middle School Chess Champs
June 28, 1971, Monterey Peninsula Herald, Berkeley Man Wins Chess Tournament
March 5, 1972, Sacramento Union, Taking On The World
August 4, 1972, San Francisco Chronicle, It's Your Move At Macy's, Koltanowski Simultaneous
September 6, 1972, Newhall Signal, Koltanowski Simultaneous
September 13, 1972, Newhall Signal, Koltanowski To Meet Local Players
September 15, 1972, Newhall Signal, Koltanowski Simultaneous
September 18, 1972, Newhall Signal, Koltanowski Simultaneous
May 19, 1974, SF Sunday Chronicle and Examiner, Chess on the Offensive - Two Big Bay Area Tourneys
July 17, 1977, San Francisco Datebook, In the Vineyards With Wine, Cheese, and Chess
August 1, 1977, SF New West, Chess Nuts
February 9, 1980, SF Chronicle, Banking on Their Teenage Chess Whiz (Baraka Shabazz)
August 4, 1983, Los Angeles Times, Bobby Fischer-Will He Ever Make a Move Again?
August 4, 1983, Los Angeles Times, Soviets Won't Budge-Boycott of Pasadena Chess Tourney Seems Certain
August 7, 1983, Pasadena Star-News, Korchnoi Makes Winning Move
August 8, 1983, San Francisco Chronicle, A Very One-Sided Chess Match
August 19, 1983, Pasadena Star-News, Checkmate!
August 28, 1983, San Francisco Chronicle, The Dean's Gambit by Will Chapin
July 10, 1984, San Francisco Chronicle, 'All-Stars' of Chess Draw a Crowd of 40
October 12, 1984, The Northern California Jewish Bulletin, The George Koltanowski Endowment Fund
August 27, 1995, Oakland California Voice, Rochelle Metcalfe column (about Gene Hazzard's sidewalk chess)
September 1, 1995, Oakland Tribune, Hazzard Zone
September 10, 1995, Oakland Tribune, Letters To The Editor 'Dangerous chess players'+
December 3, 1995, Oakland Tribune, Board wars check into Lake Merritt Boathouse