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1st Unofficial Chess Olympiad
The 1st TEAM CHESS TOURNAMENT was held together with the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Paris
, 12–20 July 1924, at the Hotel Majestic . The key members of the organizing committee were the Frenchmen Pierre Vincent and Alexander Alekhine . Fifty-four players representing 18 countries arrived to Paris. They were split into nine preliminary groups of six, a winner of each qualifying into the Championship Final while the rest joined eight-round Swiss consolation tournament. The winner of the individual tournament earned the title of the AMATEUR WORLD CHAMPION. Mrs. Edith Holloway for Great Britain
Great Britain
was the first woman to have appeared at the Olympiads
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Oskar Naegeli
Prof. Dr. OSKAR NAEGELI (born February 25, 1885 in Ermatingen – died November 19, 1959 in Fribourg
Fribourg
), was a Swiss dermatologist and chess master. He represented Switzerland at the Chess
Chess
Olympiads in 1927, 1928, 1931 and 1935, as well as at the unofficial Olympiad in 1936 at Munich
Munich
. Naegeli won twice Swiss Chess
Chess
Championship (1910 and 1936). He lost a match to Ossip Bernstein (1 : 3) in 1932, and to Salo Flohr
Salo Flohr
(2 : 4) in 1933. He participated in the strong international tournaments at Berne 1932 and Zurich 1934, both won by Alexander Alekhine . He was the brother of Otto Naegeli and is a great-uncle of Harald Naegeli
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Hans Johner
HANS JOHNER (7 January 1889 in Basle , Switzerland – 2 December 1975 in Thalwil , Switzerland ) was a Swiss chess player. He was awarded the title of International Master in 1950, having been Swiss Champion on a number of occasions. His heyday was in the 1930s when he won this title on six occasions (in 1931, 1932, 1934 , 1935, 1937, and 1938). He played for Switzerland in 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad at Paris 1924, and thrice in official Chess Olympiads (1927 , 1931 , and 1956 ). Younger brother of Paul Johner . MUSICAL CAREERHans Johner was also an accomplished musician, playing the viola and violin . NOTABLE CHESS GAMES * Alexander Alekhine vs Hans Johner, Zürich 1934, Spanish Game, Morphy Defense, Steinitz Deferred, C79, 1-0 * Hans Muller vs Hans Johner, Zürich 1934, King\'s Indian, E70, 0-1REFERENCES * Brace, Edward R
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Latvia
LATVIA, (/ˈlætviə/ ( listen ); Latvian : Latvija ), officially the REPUBLIC OF LATVIA (Latvian: Latvijas Republika), is the second largest country in the Baltic region
Baltic region
of Northern Europe
Europe
and is one of the three Baltic states
Baltic states
. It is bordered by Estonia
Estonia
in the northern region, Lithuania
Lithuania
in the southern, to the east is Russia
Russia
, and Belarus to the southeast, as well as sharing a maritime border with Sweden
Sweden
to the west. Latvia
Latvia
has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi). The country has a temperate seasonal climate
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Argentina
Coordinates : 34°S 64°W / 34°S 64°W / -34; -64 Argentine Republic República Argentina
Argentina
(Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: * " En unión y libertad " * ("In Unity and Freedom") ANTHEM: * Himno Nacional Argentino * ("Argentine National Anthem") *
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Luis Palau (chess Player)
LUIS ARGENTINO PALAU (Sept 11, 1896 – February 8, 1971) was an Argentine chess master. He played for Argentina in three Chess Olympiads . * In 1924 at 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad in Paris (+5 –4 =4); * In 1927 at 1st Chess Olympiad in London (+7 –4 =4); * In 1928 at 2nd Chess Olympiad in The Hague (+9 –5 =2). In 1921/22, he tied for 10-12th in Montevideo (Roberto Grau won). In 1925, he won in Montevideo. In 1928, he took 2nd, behind Grau, in Mar del Plata (1st it). In 1934/35, he tied for 3rd-4th in Buenos Aires (Luis Piazzini won). Palau was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1965. REFERENCES * ^ A B Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p
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Switzerland
SWITZERLAND (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/ ), officially the SWISS CONFEDERATION, is a federal republic in Europe
Europe
. It consists of 26 cantons , and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in Western -Central Europe
Europe
, and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps
Alps
, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura , spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi) (land area 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi))
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Hungary
Coordinates : 47°N 20°E / 47°N 20°E / 47; 20 Hungary Magyarország (Hungarian ) Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: " Himnusz " (Hungarian ) "Hymn" Location of Hungary
Hungary
(dark green) – in Europe
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Károly Sterk
KáROLY STERK (19 September 1881 – 10 December 1946) was a Hungarian chess master. He tied for 2nd-4th at Budapest 1909 (Zsigmond Barász won), played at Vienna 1909/10 (the 2nd Trebitsch Memorial , Richard Réti won), tied for 3rd-5th at Budapest 1911 (the 3rd Hungarian Championship , Zoltán von Balla and Barász won), tied for 9-11th at Bad Pistyan 1912 (Akiba Rubinstein won), took 10th at Temesvár 1912 (HUN-ch, Gyula Breyer won), took 12th at Budapest 1913 (Rudolf Spielmann won), shared 2nd with Réti, behind Lajos Asztalos , at Debrecen 1913 (HUN-ch), and tied for 2nd-3rd with Barász, behind Breyer, at Budapest 1917. He lost two matches to Géza Maróczy in 1907 and 1917, both (+1 –2 =3)
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Damian Reca
DAMIáN MIGUEL RECA (1894 – 4 May 1937 in Buenos Aires ) was an Argentine chess master. He was Argentine Champion in 1921, 1923, 1924, and 1925. In 1921, he won at Buenos Aires (1st ARG-ch) and won a match for the title against Benito Villegas (5 : 2) in 1921/22. He took 7th at Montevideo (Carrasco) 1921/22 (1st Torneo Sudamericano, Roberto Grau won). He tied for 2nd-3rd at Buenos Aires 1922 (2nd ARG-ch, Villegas won). In 1923/24, he won at Buenos Aires (3rd ARG-ch) and won a match for the title against Villegas (5 : 3). In 1924 and 1925, he was declared Argentine champion without official matches (Reca lost a match against Richard Réti 0.5 : 2.5 at Buenos Aires 1924, and won an unofficial match against Julio Lynch 5.5 : 2.5 in 1925). He tied for 8-13th in 1st unofficial Chess Olympiads at Paris 1924 (Consolation Cup, Karel Hromadka won). He tied for 2nd-3rd at Montevideo 1925 (2nd Torneo Sudamericano, Luis Palau won)
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Czechoslovakia
CZECHOSLOVAKIA, or CZECHO-SLOVAKIA (/ˌtʃɛkoʊsloʊˈvækiə, -kə-, -slə-, -ˈvɑː-/ ; Czech and Slovak : Československo, Česko-Slovensko ), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire , until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
and Slovakia
Slovakia
on 1 January 1993. From 1939 to 1945, following its forced division and partial incorporation into Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
, the state did not de facto exist but its government-in-exile continued to operate. From 1948 to 1990, Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
was part of the Soviet bloc with a command economy . Its economic status was formalized in membership of Comecon from 1949 and its defense status in the Warsaw Pact of May 1955
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Karel Skalička
CARLOS SKALICKA (born Karel Skalička) (Prague , 1 November 1896 – Buenos Aires , 30 December 1979) was a Czech –Argentine chess master. In 1924, he won a team gold medal for Czechoslovakia (Hromádka, Schulz, Vaněk, Skalička) in the 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad in Paris. He took 3rd in group eliminations (Anatol Tschepurnoff won), and tied for 21-31st in the major tournament (Karel Hromádka won). The final tournament (Amateur World Championship) was won by Hermanis Matisons . In 1923, Skalička won in Prague . In 1923, he took 6th in Berlin. In 1924, he tied for 1st-2nd with Hromádka in Prague. In 1924, he tied for 4-5th in Prague (1st Kautsky memorial; Jan Schulz won). In 1925, he took 2nd, behind Matisons in Bromley . In 1925, he tied for 2nd-3rd in Prague (2nd Kautsky memorial). In 1926, he tied for 1st-3rd in Prague (3rd Kautsky memorial). In 1927, he tied for 2nd-4th in Prague (Hromádka won). In 1929, he tied for 6-8th in Prague (Salo Flohr won)
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Italy
Coordinates : 43°N 12°E / 43°N 12°E / 43; 12 Italian Republic Repubblica Italiana (Italian ) Flag Emblem ANTHEM: Il Canto degli Italiani (Italian ) "The Song of the Italians" Location of Italy
Italy
(dark green) – in Europe
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Stefano Rosselli Del Turco
STEFANO ROSSELLI DEL TURCO, marquis, (27 July 1877 – 18 August 1947) was an Italian chess master. He played in all first ten Italian championships, and was twice Italian Champion . He tied for 7-8th at Viareggio 1921 (1st ITA-ch, Davide Marotti won); won a match for the title against Marotti (8,5 : 4,5) at Napoli 1923; lost a match for the title to Mario Monticelli (6 : 8) at Firenze 1929; won at Milan 1931 (4th ITA-ch); took 6th ast Milan 1934 (Monticelli won); tied for 2nd-3rd at Firenze 1935 (Antonio Sacconi won); tied for 7-9th at Firenze 1936 ( Vincenzo Castaldi won); took 12th at Napoli 1937 (Castaldi won); tied for 7-8th at Rome 1939 (Monticelli won), and tied for 7-8th at Firenze 1943 (10th ITA-ch, Vincenzo Nestler won)
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Stanisław Kohn
STANISłAW KOHN (1895–1940) was a Polish chess master. Kohn played for Poland in 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad at Paris 1924. In 1925, he won the Warsaw Championship. In 1926, he tied for 3rd-7th, behind Dawid Przepiórka and Paulin Frydman in the 1st Polish Chess Championship in Warsaw. In 1927, he tied for 5-7th in Lodz (2nd POL-ch, Akiba Rubinstein won), and shared 1st with Leon Kremer in the Warsaw Championship. REFERENCES * ^ OlimpBase :: the encyclopaedia of team chess * ^ http://polbase.w.interia.pl/warszawa26c.htm * ^ http://polbase.w.interia.pl/lodz27c.htm * ^ Litmanowicz, Władysław background:transparent"> This biographical article relating to a Polish chess figure is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Karol Piltz
KAROL PILTZ (1903–1939) was a Polish chess master. He played for Poland in 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad at Paris 1924, tied for 3rd-7th in the 1st Polish Chess Championship at Warsaw 1926 (Dawid Przepiórka won), and tied for 17-18th at Jurata 1937 (4th POL-ch, Savielly Tartakower won). Piltz, along with other members of the Warsaw team (Abram Blass , Rafał Feinmesser , Paulin Frydman , Stanisław Kohn , Leon Kremer , Henryk Pogorieły ) won a gold medal in the 1st Polish Team Championship at Królewska Huta 1929. He died during the siege of Warsaw in September 1939. REFERENCES * ^ OlimpBase :: Chess Olympiad Paris 1924: information Archived 2008-02-19 at the Wayback Machine . * ^ Szachowe Mistrzostwa Polski - Polish Chess Championships * ^ Jubileusz 80 -lecia Śląskiego Związku Szachowego Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine . This biographical article relating to a Polish chess figure is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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