California Chess Newspaper & Magazine Articles
May 12, 1945, Chess by F. R. Chevalier from the Christian Science Monitor; 'Steiner New Federation Official'.
February 17, 1946, Los Angeles Times, Steiner to Play Chess Champion for U.S. Title.
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
May 1, 1962, Magazine ad, Try The Paul Masson Gambit
December 31, 1962, Magazine ad, Your Chance To Win Paul Masson's Champagne Cup
March 23, 1963, San Francisco Chronicle, Mr. K vs. Mr. K
July 3, 1963, Los Angeles Times, Social Scene: Party Tables Turned (Guests Surprise Mrs. Piatigorsky)
July 28, 1963, San Francisco Chronicle, Sonoma's Community Chess
July 31, 1963, Los Angeles Times, Soviet Chess Masters Honored at Banquet
January 2, 1964, San Quentin Varieties, Morphy Strength Faces Acid Test
April 1, 1964, Magazine ad, Paul Masson's 1964 Chess Tourney! (Koltanowski's Ring!)
April 12, 1964, Los Angeles Times, Chess Champ Wins 47 (Bobby in Hollywood)
March 11, 1965, San Jose City College Times, Blackstone a Magician At Chess, Too ...
May 23, 1965, San Francisco Examiner, At Mechanics' Institute: A Noted Chess Master for SF
October 8, 1965, San Leandro High School Cargo, Chess Club Organizes
December 21, 1965, San Diego Union, L.A. Children Discover Thrill Of Playing Chess
June 1, 1966, San Francisco Chronicle, From Diamonds to Rooks
August 31-September 10, 1966, Greek Theatre Magazine, GM Bent Larsen plays a casual game with Victor Borge backstage at the outdoor Greek Theatre in Griffith Park, LA.
September 12, 1966, San Leandro High School Cargo, Winning Kingsmen: Coach Ausmus Predicts Successful Season For Pirates Loss Of Seniors Won't Cripple Trophy
November 23, 1966, San Leandro High School Cargo, Try For Second Championship by Robert Ghiselli
December 16, 1966, San Leandro High School Cargo, Chess Underway by Bob Ghiselli
December, 1966, Los Angeles Times, Queen of the Chess Devotees
January 20, 1967, San Leandro High School Cargo, Kingsmen High In League Standings
April 14, 1967, San Leandro High School Cargo, Chessmen End Season
October 27, 1967, San Leandro High School Cargo, Chess Club Top Eight
December 28, 1967, Hollywood Citizen News, 600 Pupils Vie in Valley Chess Meet
January, 1968, Oxnard Press Courier, Chess Games Stir Interest
February, 1968, Fremont-Newark Argus, Chess Group To Meet
May 6, 1968, San Leandro High School Cargo, Chess Club Still Alive
January 21, 1969, San Leandro Morning News, Chabot's New Chess Club Still Grows
May 1, 1969, Palm Springs Desert Sun, Four Winners
October 1, 1969, Oakland Tribune, Berkeleyan chess king (Craig Barnes)
November 26, 1969, The Carmel Pine Cone-Cymbal, Middle School Chess Champs
February 20, 1971, Christian Science Monitor by Frederick R. Chevalier, Blindfold Exhibition (Alan Benson)
February 27, 1971, Oakland Tribune, Chess Anyone? (GM Svetozar Gligoric gave a simultaneous exhibition at the Oakland Chess Club)
June 26, 1971, Monterey Peninsula Herald, Jacqueline Piatigorsky playing in the 7th Annual Monterey International Open
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 1, 1972, Oakland Tribune, Bobby Fischer Wins It All As Spassky Concedes
September 1, 1972, Los Angeles Times, Fischer Is King
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
September 29, 1972, Los Angeles Free Press, Why is Bobby Fischer Such a Boor?
October 6, 1972, Los Angeles Free Press, The Sleepy Hollow Chess Parlor Opens Its Doors
August 30, 1973, Berkeley Daily Gazette, Young Berkeleyan, His battleground is a chessboard
October 3, 1973, San Francisco Chronicle, Champion Follows Guru, Chess and the 'Inner Nectar'
November 4, 1973, Oakland Tribune, Chess Champion's Mysterious Life
February 12, 1974, The Daily Californian, Ferocious Berkeley Chess Players Square Off Saturday
March, 1974, The Folsom Observer (Folsom State Prison, Repressa), Grefe-Waterman Win 32; Otero-Bishop Checkmate Masters in Folsom Chess Tournament
May 19, 1974, SF Sunday Chronicle and Examiner, Chess on the Offensive - Two Big Bay Area Tourneys
August 22, 1974, The Daily Californian, Chess Champs Pit Brains In Berkeley's Games
April 17, 1975, Owens Valley Progress-Cititzen (Lone Pine), 23 Grandmasters Compete in Lone Pine Chess Tourney
April 18, 1975, New York Times, Lone Pine Small Talk: 'Bf8+...Kc7...Nd6+'
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
December, 1983, Senior Times V2N12 North Bay Edition, Veteran Chess Champ Still Dazzles Audiences Today
July 10, 1984, San Francisco Chronicle, 'All-Stars' of Chess Draw a Crowd of 40
August 1-15, 1984, The East Bay Times, Chess Men, The U.S. Chess Championships at Berkeley
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