Hastings Congress 1946-1947
Hastings Congress 1946-1947
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Hastings Congress 1946-1947

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Author: Kmoch, Hans Joseph (1894-1973) and Lodewijk Prins (1913- ) [editors]

Year: 1947

Publisher: Chess

Place: Sutton Coldfield

Description:

69 pages with diagrams, tables and 14 plates. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5") issued in green wrappers with black lettering to cover. (Betts: 25-177) First British edition.

Originally published in Dutch as Hastings: Schaakcitadel, 1946-1947, Amsterdam, Uitgeverij Vrij Nederland, 1947. Contains 45 games of the premier tournament with notes and round-by-round commentary; scores of all sections in the Congress; indexes of players and openings; and a brief survey of previous Hastings Premiers (1895-1938/9) with 4 games and portraits of the winners. (1. Alexander, 2. Tartakower, 3. Gudmundsson)

Condition:

Light edge wear with light chipping to spine ends. A very good copy.