Alexander Alekhine

(Original Caption) ‘Blindfold Chess’ War. Dr. Alexander Alekhine of Paris, world’s champion chess player, pitted his mental powers against 89 of Southern California’s best chess players, recently when he directed the attack and defense of eight games, entirely form memory. There were eight tables and four men at each table. He won five games, and three were tied. Photo shows Dr. Alexander Alekhine, seated on right, as he directed the chess games with his eyes closed.


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