Nordiska Schackforbundets Sjunde Kongress med Turneringar Kopenhamn 2-16 Juli 1916

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Author: Collijn, Gustaf and Ludvig [editors]

Year: 1916

Publisher: F Engulands Forlag

Place: Stockholm

Description:

122-228 pages with frontispiece, diagrams, tables and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6") bound in original wrappers. Tidskrift for Schack Volume XXII , numbers 8 and 9. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5324). First edition.

The Danish Chess Championship was organised by the Danish Chess Union (DSU) and first held in 1910. A masterclass was first introduced in 1915. But it is only from 1922 that the title of Danish chess champion was introduced, this was the first year also players from Copenhagen joined. The Master Class for 1916 was contested by 8 players. It was won b P F Johner with a score of 5 and tied two through 4 by M Marchand, O. von Lowenborg and H Krause. 5th place was claimed by O Sevensson with 3 points. 6th place was a tie between Johs Giersing and G Nyholm. The last place was regulated to E Jacobson with 1 1/2.

Condition:

Corners creased, spine and edges sunned, pages still unread else a vary good copy.