Der Jubiläums Schachkongress zu Dresden Ostern 1926: Palitzsch, Friedrich Martin (1889 - 1932)... Der Jubiläums Schachkongress zu Dresden Ostern 1926: Palitzsch, Friedrich Martin (1889 - 1932)...

Der Jubiläums Schachkongress zu Dresden Ostern 1926

Palitzsch, Friedrich Martin (1889 - 1932) and Georg Jakob Wiarda

Published by Walter de Gruyter & Co, Berlin and Leipzig, 1926
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Description: 99 pages with diagrams, two plates and index. Octavo (8 12" x 5 3/4") bound in original wrappers. Festschrift des Dresdner Schachvereins, volume II. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5393) First edition. The Chess Club at Dresden, Germany held a 50th anniversary celebration in 1926. Among the events was a masters tournament, the Paul Schellenberg Memorial, which was held from April 4th to the 14th. Three contenders for the world championship, Alexander Alekhine, Akiba Rubinstein, and Aron Nimzowitsch, were among the attendees. While the race was close among all three in the early rounds, it was Nimzowitsch who emerged victorious at the end with a near perfect 8½/9, a full point and a half ahead of second place Alekhine! 3rd Rubinstein with 6½/9. Trailing behind Rubinstein was 4th Tartakower 5/9. With Von Holzhausen 4/9 fifth. Johner 3½ held lone sixth. 7th Yates and Sämisch 3/ tied for 8th. Blümich 2½ at ninth. Steiner at 2 was tenth. Condition: Edge wear, spine rubbed, corners bumped and creased, some damp staining else a good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 000105

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Title: Der Jubiläums Schachkongress zu Dresden ...

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter & Co, Berlin and Leipzig

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Orignial Wrappers

Book Condition:Good

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