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Art.-No.: LXGIL5ACC

The 5th American Chess Congress

540 pages, artificial leather bound, Olms, 1986.

From the Series »Tschaturanga«

€35.00
Incl. 7% Tax, excl. Shipping Cost

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

Details
Language English
Author Gilberg, Charles A.
Publisher Olms
Series Tschaturanga
Medium Book
Weight 670 g
Width 14 cm
Height 19.5 cm
Pages 540
ISBN-10 3283000905
Year of Publication 1986
Binding artificial leather bound

The 5th American Chess Congress

EUR

35