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Ostende 1906

International Chess Tournament

Product Code: B0005CA

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Publisher: Caissa Editions
Author: Tony GIllam
Year of Publication: 2005

Pages: 443
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


Book DescriptionFinally this complex and great tournament appears just about one hundred years after it occurred. Schlechter won by a slight margin in a very complicated series of qualifying sections. Gillam worked hard with a dedicated band of helpers to track down all the known games, graced in most cases with notes, of that era. Many great players such as Lasker, Schlechter, Burn, contributed annotations. Also included are photos of most of the players plus photos of the great "Kursall" on the boardwalk at the resort city of Ostende plus a photo with the autographs of all the tournament contestants .Two slight books with only a tiny fraction of the games were published just after the tournament in the German language, but they hardly did justice to this strong event and are scarce collectors items today.

Our Price: $48.95


Author: Tony GIllam
Publication Date: January 1, 2005
Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
Page Count: 443 Pages

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