|Ferris Booth Hall|
The tournament was small, maybe 20 people played. Steve Tarin was one of the players. Max Zavanelli, who was directing tournaments at Chess City came by to see how it was doing.
|Marshall Chess Club|
I ran two more informal events before giving up on NYC altogether. I had a bughouse gathering at Columbia University. Robert Gruchacz again helped me get the room. I also had a Diplomacy game at Chess City. No big deal, but I did make up with them.
|Roger Smith Hotel|
The next post will find me in the wilds of White Plains, future home of the Robert Peretz Chess Club. Of course Robert Peretz was alive them. I played him several times. I must have been about 16 years old.