XXII Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata 21 de Marzo 10 de Abril 1959 (Daily Bulletins)
XXII Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata 21 de Marzo 10 de Abril 1959 (Daily Bulletins)
XXII Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata 21 de Marzo 10 de Abril 1959 (Daily Bulletins)
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XXII Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Mar del Plata 21 de Marzo 10 de Abril 1959 (Daily Bulletins)

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Author: Ellerman, Arnoldo (1893-1969)

Year: 1959

Publisher: Federation Argentina de Ajedrez

Place: Mar de Plata

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42 unnumbered leaves with photographs, diagrams and tables. Octavo (8 1/2" x 6 1/4") loose sheets housed in a pictorial wrapper. First edition.

The 22nd Torneo Internacional de Ciudad Mar del Plata was held in Mar del Plata, Argentina from March 23rd to April 10th, 1959. Fifteen chess masters and grandmasters from Europe and the Americas were invited to compete in the round robin event. Among the notable participants were sixteen year old grandmaster Bobby Fischer from the United States, Borislav Ivkov from Yugoslavia, Rene Letelier Martner from Chile, Ludek Pachman from Czechoslovakia, and Miguel Najdorf who led eight of his fellow Argentinian chess masters in the field. Najdorf and Pachman tied for first place with +7 each at the final. Fischer managed to match Pachman's eight wins, but lost an additional game more than the Czech grandmaster, which was only good enough for shared 3rd-4th with grandmaster Ivkov. Rene Letelier Martner was in fifth and if Fischer had drawn or won against him we would have shared or had sole first>

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Wrapper with edge wear and bumped corners else a very good set.