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Internationales Schachturnier in Berlin vom 16. bis 28 November 1926
Berlin: Schachverlag Bernhard Kagan, 1926 84 pages with five plates, diagrams and table. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") issued in original tan cloth with gilt lettering and black decoration on front cover. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5392) 1st edition. This event concluded on November 29th with the victory going to the Russian master Efim Bogoljubow, who signalized his re-appearance from the comparative retirement in which he has since his great performance at Moscow in 1925 with a proof of his retention of chess form. Against the other prize-winners, however, his score was only "fifty-fifty." Apart from one slip, Akiba Rubinstein also did well; while Carl Ahues achieved a more than creditable tie with Ernst Gr�nfeld and Rudolf Spielmann for the two remaining prizes. The other contestants were Edgard Colle, Paul Johner, Paul M List and Friedrich S�misch, and Walther Von Holzhausen. Von Holzhausen tokk the place of Mieses, whose entry was originally announced. This was Rubinstein's last tournament as a Berliner. He soon took up residence in Antwerp. (BCM: 1927, page 3.) Condition: Some soiling, corners bumped, foxing to end papers else a very good copy issued without dust jacket. . First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Royal octavo.
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