American Chess Bulletin Volume 40

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Author: Hermann Helms (1870-1963) [editor]

Year: 1943

Publisher: American Chess Bulletin

Place: New York

Description:

119 pages with diagrams, tables, illustrations and pictures of this era. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") separate issues in original wrappers. This volume all numbers were bi-monthly. Volume 40. (Betts: 7-50) First edition.

Published monthly (November-April); bi-monthly (May-October). Official publications of the United States Chess Federation. Absorbed the North American Chess Reporter after 1933. Volume 1, 1904, thru volume 60, 1963 issued. No more published after February 1963.

This issued only contained five numbers, no May/June issue published. This volume contains information on the Boston City, California, Canadian, Commercial League and Canadian championships. Also the National Amateur and Open championships are included. Other than the California Championship the Pennsylvania and Michigan State Championships are included as well. Obituaries include Walter Frere and Paul Weiss.

Condition:

Loose issues. Volume 5 spine separated and chipped, age toning, last page separated, back wrapper with tears. A Good set.