Author: Bondarevsky, Igor Zakharovich (1913-1979)
Publisher: Physical, Culture & Sport
205 pages in Russian with diagrams and tables. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's green paste boards with grey cloth spine, lettering in black and white on cover and black decoration to spine. First edition.
The Gothenburg interzonal tournament was played between 15th August and 21st September 1955. It was a 21-player round robin, with the top nine players qualifying for the Candidates tournament. The winner was Bronstein with 15/20 (+10 =10 -0), Keres was second with 13.5, Panno had 13, Petrosian 12.5, Geller and Szabo each had 12 and the other qualifiers were Filip, Pilnik and Spassky with 11. Just missing out with 10.5 were Ilivitsky and Pachman. The English edition published in 1960, was translated from the second revised Russian edition.
In the Russian language. Pages lightly age darkened, corners bumped and rubbed, rubbing to extremities else a very good copy.