3849. -- TOURNAMENTS & MATCHES - REFERENCE BOOKS: ***** THIS SECTION UPDATED 2 MAY 2022 *****

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5317. Di Felice (G.): Chess Competitions 1824 - 1970: An Annotated International Bibliography of Books, Bulletins, and Programs.

Moravian Chess 2014. New hardback. 554pp. The bibliography is divided into five parts, part one is devoted to individual tournaments, part two to individual matches, part three to team tournaments, part four to team matches and part five is devoted to correspondence competitions. The book is completed by a list of sources and a general index of competitions. 36.00


2902. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1747-1900. A Comprehensive Record with 465 Tournament Crosstables and 590 Match Scores.

McFarland, US 2009. Repr. large p/b. 235pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Has 135 more crosstables than Gaige Vol.1. I CAN ALSO OBTAIN LATER VOLUMES IN THIS SERIES. PLEASE INQUIRE IF INTERESTED. 40.00


4908. Di Felice (G.): Chess Results 1968-1970. A Comprehensive Record with 854 Tournament Crosstables and 161 Match Scores, with Sources.

McFarland, US 2014. New large p/b. 444pp. Includes indexes of events, players, sources. Lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world. 40.00


5. Foldeak (A.): Chess Olympiads.

Hungary, Corvina Press, (1968). 2nd Enlarged Edn. VG,d/w. 417pp., numerous annotated games, and full results of the first 18 Olympiads from 1927 to 1968. With a bookplate of the ECF, Dunleavy collection. 12.00


4347. Jones (R.H.): 60 Years in the Same Room. A History of the Paignton Chess Congress.

Keverel Chess Books, 2010. p/b (17x24cm), VG. 157pp., 80 pictures (8 in colour), 27 charts and cross-tables, 60 games, some annotated by famous players or hitherto unpublished. A detailed story of the event itself from 1951 to the present day, sketches of ten personalities connected with the congress in some way, including Golombek, B.H.Wood, Rowena & Ron Bruce, Ritson Morry, Michael Adams & Keith Arkell, a chapter on the remarkable Singer family whose magnificent home became the venue of this annual event. (A.) 16.00


979. Kuiper (Dr.P.F.): Hundert Jahre Schachturniere 1851-1950.

Amsterdam, 1964. 1st Edn. G, in a worn and repaired d/w. Lots of red and blue pen notes and markings, plus cuttings. 307pp., many excellent photos. Includes tournament results, including cross-tables for important events, occasional games, list of masters with their career results. With a signed note of the author included. 30.00


716. Kuiper (Dr.P.F.): Hundert Jahre Schachzweikampfe 1851-1950.

W.Ten Have 1967. 1st Edn. VG, d/w. pp 144, excellent photos. A comprehensive record of matches played in each year, including games and references to literature. 20.00


3564. Moran (P.): The World Chess Championship: Steinitz to Alekhine.

Batsford, 1986. Revised English Edn. p/b, paper slightly yellow o/w VG. 204pp. Introductions and all games from the matches from 1886 to 1937, some annotated. (A.) 9.00


5772. Soltis (A.) & G.H.McCormick: The United States Chess Championship, 1845-1985.

McFarland, US 1986. 1st Edn. Hardback, VG. 296pp., photos, includes many annotated games, crosstables and summaries for most tournaments. (A.) With a bookplate of the ECF collection. 24.00


5870. Voronkov (Sergey): Masterpieces and Dramas of the Soviet Championships. Vol.1 (1920-1937). Foreword by Garry Kasparov.

Elk & Ruby 2020. 1st English Edn. New p/b. 534pp., 107 annotated games, crosstables. "Vividly brings to life the long-forgotten history of the Soviet championships... social history of the Soviet Chess School... games commented on mostly by the players themselves, supported by computer analysis... illustrated with around 170 rarely seen photos and cartoons from the period." (A.) 37.00


5871. Voronkov (Sergey): Masterpieces and Dramas of the Soviet Championships. Vol.2 (1938-1947).

Elk & Ruby 2021. 1st English Edn. New p/b. 524pp., 84 annotated games and part games, crosstables. "Covers the 11th to 15th Soviet championships and the 1941 match tournament... themes include the downfall of Nikolai Krylenko, the persecution and disappearance of Soviet chess players during the purges, the experience of chess players in World War Two... games commented on mostly by the players themselves, supported by computer analysis... illustrated with around 250 photos and cartoons from the period mainly from Russian magazines and bulletins." (A.) 37.00


2983. Wade, Whiteley & Keene: The World Chess Championship Botvinnik to Kasparov.

Batsford, 1986. Revised Edn. p/b. G. 298pp. Introductions and all games from 1948 to 1985, some annotated. (A.) 10.00