American Chess Bulletin 1923 20
204 Seiten, Leinen, Reprint, Caissa 90-Olomouc, 1998
Frank Marshall defends his U.S. title for the first time in 14 years, winning narrowly 9.5 - 8.5 against Edward lasker. From overseas, news comes of Alekhine, who leads at Carlsbad, but loses to Spielmann in the penultimate round and is forced to share first. 208pp.
The American Chess Bulletin of beloved memory was a New York publication which grew out of Marshall's success at Cambridge Springs 1904. Edited and published by Hartwig Cassel and Herman Helms, it was a definitive journal of record for USA and European events. Now - providing a great historical service to chess fans everywhere - Publishing House Moravian Chess have reissued this great series in stoutly bound hardback volumes, bringing back to life the essence of the turn-of-the-century chess scene. Each issue is packed to the brim with top-quality games, analysis and tournament reports, as well as fascinating background material and witty anecdotes which really captured the spirit of the times. A collector's dream!
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