C. T. Rice, president of the Harvard Chess Club, yesterday received a formal challenge from President Russ of the Yale Chess Club to meet at New Haven a team of ten players on the night before the Harvard-Yale football game. The challenge has been accepted. The teams will play in the order of strength, and there will be a time limit of twenty moves an hour. Mr. St. Clair of the New Haven Chess Club has been asked to act as referee.
E. R. Perry '03, C. T. Rice '01, and C. F. C. Arensberg '01 will play the first three boards for Harvard. The remainder of the team will be chosen from the men who qualified for the second round of the tournament just held.