Norisk Schakforbunds 8de Schakkongres Med Turnering Kristianaia 10-24 Juni 1917
Norisk Schakforbunds 8de Schakkongres Med Turnering Kristianaia 10-24 Juni 1917
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Norisk Schakforbunds 8de Schakkongres Med Turnering Kristianaia 10-24 Juni 1917

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Author: Collijn, Gustaf and Ludvig [editors]

Year: 1917

Publisher: F Engulands Forlag

Place: Stockholm

Description:

159-258 pages with frontispiece, diagrams, tables and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") bound in original wrappers. Tidskrift for Schack volume XXIII, numbers 9 and 10. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5327). 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 this year consisted of six players and the tournament was held in Kristiania in June 1917. G Nyholm captured lone first with 7 1/2 points followed by K Berndtsson with 6 1/2. Lone third was O Smedal with 5 and a half point behind for fourth was V Sjober. J Giersing and O Lowenborg rounded out the tournament with 3 1/2 and 3 respectively.

Condition:

Some edge wear to wrapper with some closed tears, some pages unread with folds still attached. A very good copy.