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Professors Arthur E. Wood & Ben Dushnik Play Chess By Candlelight In The Michigan Union, January 1939

Professors Arthur E. Wood & Ben Dushnik Play Chess By Candlelight In The Michigan Union, January 1939 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 12, 1939
Caption
CHESS REVERTS TO DARK AGES: When a power cable was severed back of the Michigan Union yesterday during construction work it didn't daunt faculty members at the University Club in the Union. Prof. Arthur E. Wood of the sociology department and Prof. Ben Dushnik of the mathematics department played chess by candlelight as it probably was done many years ago. Later an extension cord was rigged up to bring some light from the main wing of the Union.

Mark's Coffeehouse Chess Tournament, April 1972

Mark's Coffeehouse Chess Tournament, April 1972 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 9, 1972
Caption
Chess Tourney Ends Today: Concentration was evident yesterday as Keith Conrey (left) tried to entrap opponent Hubert H. Wyeth in the second Mark's Coffeehouse Open Chess Tournament. Watching the action at the first Congregational Church is Burton Grossmon. The tournament began Friday with 82 participants, final rounds were scheduled today. Included in the action was a computer chess program, called TECH, which found human competition a little too smart to handle. TECH lost its first round match, but the loss was attributed to lack of time. "It played a little too slowly," one person said.

Paul Poschel - Chess Champion, August 1960

Paul Poschel - Chess Champion, August 1960 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 25, 1960
Caption
Paul Poschel, who tied for second in the United States Open Chess Tournament last weekend, surveys the board at his home at 534 N. State St. He is employed in psychological research at the Parke, Davis & Co. laboratories.