Staunton Centenary Tournament, 1951

Staunton Centenary Tournament, 1951

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Author: Golombek, Harry (1911- ) [editor]

Year: 1951

Publisher: British Chess Magazine, Ltd

Place: London


64 pages frontispiece, tables, diagrams and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's blue wrappers with dark blue lettering to front cover. Additional annotations by Alexander, Broadbent and Gligoric, an account of the first World Junior Chess Championship and historical articles by R N Coles and G H Diggle. (Betts: 25-202) First in book form.

Originally published as two special issues of the British Chess Magazine. Contains the 120 games, 46 of which are given in descriptive notation and annotated, the remainder in algebraic notations and unannotated. Also includes a survey of the tournament, round by round commentaries, indexes and players, openings, an article on Howard Staunton, and a report on the World Junior (won by Ivokov), with 12 games. 1. Gligoric; 2-4. Pirc, Stahlberg and Trifunovic.


Light edge wear. A very good copy.

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