The Chessmill

Ramblings and ruminations on chess in Milwaukee,

SE Wisconsin, theUSA and the World.

I'm always staggered when I see a 300 page book containing an in-depth analysis of some sub-variation of the Sicilian Defence - who actually reads all that?

 — David Norwood

1931 - Knutson Defeats Reel In Match

In 1931, a match was played for the State Championship between the defending champion, Harold Knutson, and challenger Robert Reel. The match was ten games long, best score wins, with a 5-5 draw going to the defending champion. Knutson won the match, 5½-3½.

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