Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten Schachzeitung, Volume 5

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Author: Kagan, Bernhard (1866-1932) [editor]

Year: 1925

Publisher: Verlag von Bernhard Kagan

Place: Berlin

Description:

xvi+382+[1 ad] pages with diagrams, tables and plates. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Volume 5 complete, with Sonderheft no 1 and 2. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6073) First edition.

Bernhard Kagan, Polish born German amateur who lived in Berlin and published Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten in the years 1917-32. This chess magazine first appeared as a quarterly and then monthly in the years 1921-32. It was published in Berlin and used as a vehicle for giving many master games and articles by such writers as Grunfeld, Tartakower, Tarrasch, Nimzowitsch, Reti and Spielman. Many of the great tournaments of the period appeared in supplements to the magazine. It died when Kagan himself died in 1932. (Golombek: 157)

Condition:

Spine ends rubbed and age darkened else a very good copy.