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Alexander Alekhine, Isaac Kashdan, J. J. Araiza, Samuel Reshevsky, Harry Borochow, and Arthur W. Dake gather for World Chess Congress, Pasadena, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
August 1932
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Isaac's hand is poised over the table, he and Dr. Alekhine looking into the camera from where they are seated across from each other. The rest of the men stand around their table, Captain Araiza looking at the chessboard while the other men look into the camera.
The chess masters of the world are attending a two-week battle royal at the Hotel Maryland in Pasadena, competing in the World's Chess Congress.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Chess Wizards Open Congress," Los Angeles Times, 16 Aug 1932: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: ALEKHINE, ALEXANDER, DR. CHESS CHAMP
Handwritten on negative: Alexander Alekhine Isaac Kashdan J.J. Araiza, Samuel Reshevsky Harry Borochow, Arthur W. Dake
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Kashdan, Isaac, 1905-1985
Dake, Arthur William, 1910-2000
Alekhine, Alexander, 1892-1946
Araiza, J. J
Reshevsky, Samuel, 1911-1992
Borochow, Harry, b. 1899
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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