Arbeiter Schachzeitung

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Author: Robert Oeshlschlager [editor] from the library of Albert Becker

Year: 1929


Publisher: Deutsch Arbeiter-Schachbundes

Place: Nuremburg

Description:



384 pages with diagrams and tables. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in marbled cloth with gilt lettering to spine. From the library of Albert Becker. Volume 18. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6070). 1st edition.



The German Workers' Chess Federation (DAS) was founded in 1912 by Robert Oehlschlager. The Arbeiter-Zeitung was the monthly publication of the DAS and lasted until 1933 as the Nazi's came to power, socialist organizations were attacked and dismantled.



Albert Becker (1896-1984) was an Austrian-Argentinean chess master. In 1921 he won in Vienna and tied for 4-5th in Frankfurt in 1923. He was active in German chess circles in the 20's and early 30's as one of the stronger players from Austria.



Condition:



Spine rubbed, gilt dulled, pages age darkened as usual for this publication, Albert Becker's book plate on front paste down, corners rubbed else about very good.