Vienna Gambit Tournament, 1903: A tournament sponsored by the Vienna Chess Club from May 2nd-26th

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Author: Spence, Jack Lee (1926-1978) [editor]

Year: 1968

Publisher: The Chess Player

Place: Nottingham


56 pages with table. Square small octavo (7 3/4" x 6 1/2") issued in yellow wrappers with black lettering to front wrapper. Annotations by Georg Marco. Typescript. The Chess Player series, number 67. (Betts:25-44) First edition.

The account of the event is reproduced from the July 1903 issue of the British Chess Magazine. The 90 games of the tournament, in which the King's Gambit was compulsory opening play, are given with brief notes by Marco reproduced from issues of the Wiener Schachzeitung.


Three hole punch at spine, previous owner's name stamp on title and page 1, else a very good copy.