Los Angeles Times

John Dougherty

With The Checker Players, August 19, 1923 Stasch Mlotkowski is the Pacific Coast Champion.

With The Checker Players, March 21, 1926 Dr. Emanuel Lasker will give a Simultaneous Exhibition at the L.A.A.C. on March 25th.

Herman Steiner

Chess, February 17, 1946 (Spanish boy shows wizardry. Problems 1687, 1688)

Chess, November 18, 1951 (Lode Prins gave a special clock simultaneous exhibition against 10 strong players and scored 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. Problems 2287, 2288)

Chess, June 14, 1953 (Reshevsky Leads Najdorf, Problems 2451, 2452)

Chess, June 21, 1953 (California State Semifinals, Problems 2453, 2454)

Chess, June 28, 1953 (Hollywood Chess Group Wins County League B Group Team Championship, Problems 2455, 2456)

Chess, July 5, 1953 (Possible California State Ladies Championship to be held, Problems 2457, 2458)

Chess, July 12, 1953 (Irving Spero to give lecture at the City Terrace Chess Club, Problems 2459, 2460)

Chess, September 13, 1953 (Herman Steiner Wins California State Championship. Eugene Levin Wins California Open., Problems 2477, 2478)

Chess, September 20, 1953 (R. W. Banner won the weekly rapid transit tournament by a score of 16.5-2.5, Problems 2479, 2480)

Chess, September 27, 1953 (James Cross won the weekly rapid transit tournament by a score of 15.5-1.5, Problems 2481, 2482)

Chess, October 4, 1953 (Larry Remlinger gave a Simultaneous Exhibition at the San Luis Obispo Army post and scored 15 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss. Imre Konig conducted a Simul at the Hollywood Chess Group and scored 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, Problems 2483, 2484)

Chess, October 11, 1953 (James Cross won the weekly Rapid Transit Tournament at the Hollywood Chess Group by a score of 13.5-1.5, Problems 2485, 2486)

Chess, October 18, 1953 (Sven Almgren won the weekly Rapid Transit Tournament at the Hollywood Chess Group by a score of 13.5-1.5, Problems 2487, 2488)

Chess, December 6, 1953 (Herman Steiner gave a Simul at the City Terrace Cultural Center Chess Club and scored 21 wins and 1 draw, Problems 2501, 2502)

Chess, December 13, 1953 (William Carr won the Inglewood Open with a score of 6.5-.5, Problems 2503, 2504)

Chess, December 20, 1953 (Herman Steiner won the Hollywood Chess Group Championship by a score of 9-1, Problems 2505, 2506)

Chess, December 27, 1953 (New chess club formed at the North American Aviation Corp. of Downey, Problems 2507, 2508)

Chess, January 3, 1954 (Jerome Wolfe wins Southern California Junior Championship, Problems 2509, 2510)

Chess, April 11, 1954 (Chess Friends of Southern California held a tournament at the Department of Water and Power Chess Club, Problems 2537, 2538)

Chess, April 18, 1954 (Sven Almgren and Harry Borochow tied for the the LA County Championship; they will play a 4 game match to determine the winner. Problems 2539, 2540)

Chess, April 25, 1954 (New monthly bulletin issued by the Los Angeles County Chess League will appear on May 1, Problems 2541, 2542)

Chess, May 2, 1954 (Mrs. Sonya Graf Stevenson won the California State Ladies' Championship, Problems 2543, 2544)

Chess, May 9, 1954 (Herman Steiner gave a Simultaneous Exhibition at the Jewish Community Center and scored 25 wins and 2 draws, Problems 2545, 2546)

Chess, May 16, 1954 (Mikhail Botvinnik retained his World Championship title against Vassily Smyslov with a 12-12 result, Problems 2547, 2548)

Chess, June 20, 1954 (Fairfax High School won the Southern California High School Chess League Championship with a score of 6-0, Problems 2557, 2558)

Chess, November 28, 1954 (California State Championship, Problems 2603, 2604)

Chess, January 16, 1955 (Robert Jacobs won the weekly Rapid Transit Tournament at the Hollywood Chess Group by a score of 12-1, Problems 2617, 2618)

Chess, March 27, 1955 (Samuel Reshevsky gave a Simultaneous Exhibition at Romanoff's Beverly Hills restaurant and scored 36 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss. 12-Year-old Larry Remlinger won the Long Beach City Championship at the Lincoln Park Chess Club, Problems 2637, 2638)

Chess, July 3, 1955 (Robert Cross gave a Simultaneous Exhibition at the Santa Monica Bay Chess Club and scored 15 wins and 4 draws, Problems 2665, 2666)

Isaac Kashdan

Chess, March 31, 1957 (Smyslov Gains Lead In World Chess Play)

Chess, May 19, 1957 (North-South Match At Fresno, June 2)

Chess, June 2, 1957 (Record Number Seen In North-South Play))

Chess, January 26, 1958 (150 Participants and spectators attended the San Diego Exhibition to see and play GM Bent Larsen and GM Pal Benko - Bobby Fischer won the U.S. Championship a full point ahead of Samuel Reshevsky)

Chess, June 15, 1958 (Full Program For Morphy Day Chess)

Chess, July 6, 1958 (Fischer In Moscow)

Chess, September 7, 1958 (Rivise wins California Open Championship, held in Santa Barbara - Tal Leads Interzonal Chess; Fischer Gains)

Chess, November 23, 1958 (Fritz Leiber Keeps Lead In Santa Monica Tourney - GM Isaac Kashdan gave a simul at the City Terrace Chess Club and scored 25 wins and 7 draws - State Championship At San Francisco)

Chess, December 7, 1958 (Bagby Takes Title At San Francisco)

Chess, January 4, 1959 (Fischer In Lead, Beats Reshevsky)

Chess, December 4, 1960 (Kovacs Scores 7-2 To Win State Title)

Chess, January 8, 1961 (Fischer Wins Again To Retain U.S. Title)

Chess, January 15, 1961 (First Chess Fiesta For Westchester - Reshevsky Exhibitions - Fischer Easy Winner in Fourth Title Tourney)

Chess, January 29, 1961 (Grandmasters Will Give Exhibitions)

Chess, February 5, 1961 (Weinberger Wins Westchester Open - Fischer Exhibition)

Chess, July 16, 1961 (Fischer, Reshevsky Start Match Today - Calif. Junior Tourney - Metropolitan Open)

Chess, August 6, 1961 (Fischer, Reshevsky Closely Matched - U.S. Open Starts Aug. 14)

Chess, August 13, 1961 (Fischer Misses Chances in Match - U.S. Open Tourney In S.F.)

Chess, August 20, 1961 (Fischer Forfeits Reshevsky Match - Record For U.S. Open - Calif. Open In Fresno)

Chess, March 11, 1962 (Fischer Sure First In Stockholm Chess - Rivise Wins Steiner Club Championship)

Chess, May 13, 1962 (Fischer, Tal Lose In Curacao Upsets)

Chess, August 4, 1963 (Petrosian, Keres Tie In Cup Tourney)

Chess, November 10, 1963 (Sloan Tops 67 In Amateur Tourney)

Chess, December 8, 1963 (Addison Again Wins State Chess Title - Mrs. Piatigorsky Wins Women's Tourney)

Chess, January 19, 1964 (Fischer Far Ahead In U.S. Title Results)

Chess, April 12, 1964 (Fischer To Exhibit At Knickerbocker)

Chess, May 30, 1965 (Andy Sacks won the High School Tournament of Champions, held at the Herman Steiner Chess Club - Earl Pruner won the Stamer Memorial Tournament at the Mechanics' Institute Chess Club)

Chess, July 25, 1965 (Blohm Tops Juniors - Walter Harris, Harry Borochow & Allan Troy gave a Tandem Simul and scored 17 wins, 2 losses & 1 draw: Walter Harris is the first black USCF Master)

Chess, August 29, 1965 (Fischer In Havana Tourney, By Phone)

Chess, July 24, 1966 (Spectators Enjoy Piatigorsky Chess)

Chess, August 7, 1966 (Larsen, Spassky In Battle For Cup)

Chess, April 5, 1970 (Fischer Wins Two Against Petrosian)

Chess, December 20, 1970 (Fischer Far Ahead In Palma Finish)

Chess, January 3, 1971 (Oscar To Fischer As Player Of Year)

Chess, January 24, 1971 (Tourneys At Sparks, Lone Pine In March)

Chess, June 6, 1971 (Fischer, Korchnoi, Larsen Win Matches)

Chess, July 18, 1971 (Fischer 4, Larsen 0! 5.5 Points Needed)

Chess, July 16, 1972 (Fischer Forfeits Second Match Game)

Chess, September 3, 1972 (Fischer Champion, Wins Match 12.5-8.5)

Chess, April 12, 1981 (Korchnoi Wins In Lone Pine)

Chess, August 30, 1981 (Gheorghiu wins U.S. Open title in Palo Alto)

Jack Peters

Chess, December 12, 1982 (Chess Talent)

Chess, October 16, 1983 (Pasadena's bid of $50,000 for the Kasparov-Korchnoi match, highest so far. IM Kamran Shirazi won the Anaheim National Chess Day tournament with 4.5 points.)

Chess, May 6, 1984 (Victor Palciauskas, of Fullerton, has won the Tenth World Correspondence Chess Championship.)

Chess, August 5, 1984 (1984 Men's and Women's United States Championships results; held in Berkeley)

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