Hayward Daily Review, Sunday, May 26, 1968
by richard shorman
The tenth annual High School Open, sponsored by the Bay Area Chess League, was held May 17-18 at Alameda High School. Mr. T. E. Anderson of the Alameda Unified School District Guidance Department directed the five-round Swiss system event and awarded trophies and book prizes to the winners in each playing category.
David Amkraut, Cubberly High School, 4-1.
Kim Wheeling, Fremont High School, 4-1.
Howard Fisher, Cubberly High School, 4-1.
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Tournament director Jerry Long presided over the fifth annual Walnut Creek Open Chess Championships, May 18-19. Nationally rated by the United States Chess Federation (compulsory USCF membership), the tournament attracted more than 40 competitors in four divisions.
Ken Yamamoto, Berkeley, 4-1, $30 plus trophy.
Raymond Cuneo, Piedmont, 4.5-.5, $30 plus trophy.
Jim Cornwell, Petaluma, 3.5-1.5, $25 plus trophy.
Jeff Pugh, Concord, 5.5-.5, trophy.
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Speaking of traps, this one provided comic relief in the Class “C” Division. Caro-Kann addicts take note!
White: Leonard Trottier. Black: Walter Zimmerman. Walnut Creek Open, May 19, 1968. Caro-Kann Defense
1. P-K4 P-QB3
(a) Decidedly inferior to 3. N-QB3 or 3. PxP PxP 4. P-QB4. Against the
textmove Black gains easy equality with 3... PxP 4. BxP N-B3.
Editor's Note: Download Game in PGN
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