? Who is the present U.S. Open chess champion?
•William Lombardy of New York, who is also the U.S. Speed champion.
? Where will the U.S. Open Chess championship be held this year?
•In Boston from August 16 to 29.
? Who was the youngest player to win the U.S. Open championship?
•Robert Fischer of Brooklyn, at the age of 14.
? Who is the current world's chess champion?
•Tigran Petrosian of the U.S.S.R.
? Has any American ever won the world's chess championship?
•Yes. Paul Morphy of New Orleans held the title from 1858 to 1862.
? Who finished highest among the women competitors in the 1963 U.S. Open?
•Kate Sillars of Wilmette, Ill.
? Who is the current women's world champion?
•Nona Gaprindashvili of the U.S.S.R.
? Against whom was Robert Fischer's "Game of the Century" played in 1956?
•In the Third Lessing J. Rosenwald Trophy Tournament, Fischer, with Black, checkmated Donald Byrne in 41 moves.
? What college holds the U.S. intercollegiate championship?
? Who is the U.S. Amateur champion?
•Kenneth Clayton of Washington, D.C.
? Who among the world champions has held the title the longest?
•William Steinitz of Vienna, Austria held the title for 27 years.
? What record was set by Robert Fischer in winning the 1964 U.S. championship in New York City?
•He won the tournament by a score of 11-0—no losses and no draws.