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Chess Club.

The Harvard Chess Club has received a challenge for the year 1896-97 from the Labour donnais Chess Club of Columbia University to play for the intercollegiate challenge chess trophy now in the possession of the Harvard club. A like challenge has also been received from the Yale Chess Club.

According to a rule of the deed of gift, the trophy shall always be subject to challenge. In case one college has issued a challenge, the others can enter the tournament even although no challenge has been sent by them, provided they give notice of such intention prior to October 15.

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