Le Tournoi d'Echecs de Paris 1925
Le Tournoi d'Echecs de Paris 1925
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Le Tournoi d'Echecs de Paris 1925

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Author: Goetz, Alphonse (1865-1934)

Year: 1925

Publisher: L'echiquier

Place: Bruxells

Description:

56 pages with tables, plates and diagrams. Quarto (10 1/2" x 7") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Article by Salvielly tartakower "La Theorie Actuelle vue du Tournoi de Paris". (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5388) First edition.

This tournament, held in Paris, was the first edition of the Paris tournament and the competition was among five international players in a double round robin; won by Alexander Alekhine with 6.5/10. Saviely Tartakower second two point behind. Eugene Znosko Borovsky and Karel Opocensky shared third and fourth with 4 points each. Edgar Colle was last with two draws, both against Tartakower.

Condition:

Edge wear with corners chipped, spine chipped else a good to very good copy.