Karpova: C.N. 4930
Joseph Platz on page 51 of 'Chess Memoirs' (Coraopolis, 1979):
<‘My opponent in the next two games [A. Rothman] was considered to be a specialist on opening play. I was present when Reuben Fine asked him: “Is it true that you know all columns of MCO by heart?” And he answered: “Yes, it is true.”’>
Page 33 of the 'New York Times', 20 December 1961:
<Aaron A. Rothman dies
Tournament Chess Player, 36, Challenged Masters
Aaron A. Rothman, a tournament chess player who had lost to Samuel Reshevsky, Isaac I. Kashdan and Reuben Fine but was known as a strong player against the masters, died yesterday at his home, 2895 Grand Concourse, the Bronx. He was 36 years old.
Mr. Rothman was introduced to the game by his father, Nathan. He represented Leonia (N. J.) High School in chess and was a member of the Bronx Empire Chess Club. He was a photo-offset printer.
He is survived also by his mother, Julia; a brother, Martin, and a sister, Mrs. Lester Wishnet.>