XXI Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata (Daily Bulletins)
XXI Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata (Daily Bulletins)
XXI Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata (Daily Bulletins)
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XXI Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata (Daily Bulletins)

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Author: Federation Argentina de Ajedrez

Year: 1958

Publisher: Federation Argentina de Ajedrez

Place: Mar de Plata

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15 unpaginated daily bulletins, each 3 pages. Octavo (8" x 5 3/4") issued in wrappers. First edition.

Mar del Plata has a rich history of chess tournaments, including their international chess tournament and open tournament. There is also an annual city tournament, which had its first edition in 1946, and reached its 62nd edition in 2007. The international tournament started off in 1928, but only in the period from 1941 to 1970 was it a truly international tournament with considerable reputation. After 1970, only seven international tournaments have been played. The 1951, 1954, 1969 and 2001 editions were zonal tournaments. The 1958 contest was held at the Hotel Provincial in Mar del Plata. and is part of an iconic beachfront complex, built in 1946 by the celebrated architect Alejandro Bustillo. Eighteen contenders battled for the trophy and placed in descending order: Bent Larsen from Denmark capture first with 12 points ahead of William Lombardy from America with 11. In a three way tie for third was Oscar R. Panno, Erich Eliskases and Raúl Carlos Sanguineti from Argentina. In Sixth was Hermann Pilnik from Argentina with 9. In seventh with 8 points was Jaime Emma another Argentinian contestant. Eighth was Hector Rossetto a local contender at 7.5. Tied for ninth was Alberto Foguelman and Enrique Reinhartd with scores of 7. Eleventh was Fernando Casas and Rene Letelier each with 6.5. In descending order of finishing were Julio Sumar with 5; Alfredo Olivera with 4.5; Jorge Behrensen with 4 and Jorge Pelikan at 3.5.

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A number sequence written in had at the top corners of pages, some rust stain to two hole punch, two bulletins number eleven; however, one is actually twelve at hinge else a very good set.