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LXGIL5ACC

The 5th American Chess Congress

540 pages, artificial leather bound, Reprint, Olms, 1986

From the series »Tschaturanga«

€35.00
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With this reprint of the tournament book of the 5th American Chess Congress, held in New York in 1880, Edition Olms concludes its series of nineteenth century American Chess Congresses.

The event ended in a tie for first place between Captain George H. Mackenzie and James Grundy, each of whom scored 13,5 points. Grundy, who had been accused of trying to buy a game (see pages 149 - 151) lost the play-off match 2-0. Third place went to Möhle (13 points), after whom came Sellman (12,5), Judd (11) and Delmar (9.5). Preston Ware, who was equal seventh with 1 P-QR4 and consistently answered 1 P-QR4 and consistently answered 1 P-K4 with 1 P-QR4.

In addition to all tournament games, the book includes a historical survey of the earlier congresses, as well as biographical sketches and 128 problems.

Christian M. Bijl

With this reprint of the tournament book of the 5th American Chess Congress, held in New York in 1880, Edition Olms concludes its series of nineteenth century American Chess Congresses.

The event ended in a tie for first place between Captain George H. Mackenzie and James Grundy, each of whom scored 13,5 points. Grundy, who had been accused of trying to buy a game (see pages 149 - 151) lost the play-off match 2-0. Third place went to Möhle (13 points), after whom came Sellman (12,5), Judd (11) and Delmar (9.5). Preston Ware, who was equal seventh with 1 P-QR4 and consistently answered 1 P-QR4 and consistently answered 1 P-K4 with 1 P-QR4.

In addition to all tournament games, the book includes a historical survey of the earlier congresses, as well as biographical sketches and 128 problems.

Christian M. Bijl

More Information
Weight 670 g
Manufacturer Olms
Width 14 cm
Height 19,5 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 1986
Author Charles A. Gilberg
Series Tschaturanga
Language English
ISBN-10 3283000905
Pages 540
Binding artificial leather bound
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