Lindus Edwards wrote:A well-known position from the 9-14, 23-19, 11-15, opening. I think Chamblee had this with Tinsley in their match if memory serves me right. What a great photograph.
I have found a copy of a B&W photo of Sam Gonotsky-Mike Lieber, that I thought I would share. I had originally posted that this was taken during their 40 game match...but it was not. Their 40 game match was played in New York, this photo was taken outside of the home of Mr. Pennell, who is standing on the far right. This is in Flint, Michigan.
Steve Ganot wrote:According to a letter from Sam's brother, my grandfather, Morris Gardner, "My recollection is that the 40 game match with Lieber was played in Flint, Mich. -- not Long Island -- even though the book on the game, which I have, says that it was played at the Garden City Hotel in L. I. Joseph Lannin, who owned the hotel, sponsored the match. He was a great checker lover, and at one time Sam lived at the hotel for a while."
Steve Ganot wrote:Didn't I read sometime back that a famliy member has Gonotsky's trophies......? any interest in showing these if possible...?
I haven't heard about or seen any trophies, but I'll ask around.
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