2nd Marshall International Chess Tournament, New York 1979

Author: Watson, John L eonard (1951- )

Publisher: J L Watson

Location: Putney, VT

Year: 1979



iv+48 pages with diagrams, photographs and index. Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") bound in original yellow wrappers with spiral binding. Annotated by John Watson with additional notes by the players. (Lusis: 1846) First edition.

The Second Marshall International Chess Tournament was held March 10 through the 19, 1979 at the Marshall Chess Club in New York. It was a ten-round Swiss System with one round per day. Forty players from eight countries competed. The book is a record of the tournament with games, diagrams, commentary, results and photographs. Michael Rohde captured first with 8 points, followed by Leonid Shamkovich with 71/2. Tied for third through fourth were Eugene Meyer and Larry Kaufman with 7 points each.


Some slight edge toning to pages else a very good copy.