Relax And Take Things Easy Note

Just to remind you that not everybody has the jitters these hectic days, we rise to report that the nation's correspondence chess players will commence play in September of this year— for the 1942 national championship.

(New York Post)

JOE LOUIS FINISHED A CHESS PLAYER, TOO

When Joe Louis knocked out Nathan Mann, he also knocked out a skilled chess player in a New York apartment house miles from Madison Square Garden.

The expert at the ancient game, caught off his guard as the referee's voice came over the radio in the final count, made an ill-considered move. His less experienced opponent, taking swift advantage of the blunder, replied.

As the referee said "Ten!" the chess expert's opponent said "Mate!"

(New York Sun)

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