THE BRITISH CHESS MAGAZINE
Vol. 43 No. 9 (September 1923)
NEWS FROM THE DOMINIONS AND FOREIGN LANDS
Unites States - The Western Championship at San Francisco, July 30th-August 6th, S. Mlotkowski and N. Whitaker, with 9 points each in eleven games, divided first and second prizes. The other prize-winners were S. Faktor, 8; A. J. Fink, 7; and E. W. Gruer and W. R. Lovegrove, 6½. The tournament, which was under the direction of Bernardo Smith, attracted 12 entrants. By virtue of coming out top of the California Players, Mlotkowski won the State Championship, of which Fink was the previous holder.
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