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6th Chess Olympiad

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6th Chess Olympiad

The 6th Chess Olympiad, organized by the FIDE and comprising an open and (unofficial) women's tournament, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between August 16 and August 31, 1935, in Warsaw, Poland. The famous retired Polish master Dawid Przepiórka took the major responsibility as a chairman of Organizing Committee.

The Women's World Chess Championship also took place during the Olympiad.

Individual medals

The prizes for best individual results went to:

  • Board 1: Salo Flohr 13 / 17 = 76.5%
  • Board 2: Andor Lilienthal 15 / 19 = 78.9%
  • Board 3: Erich Eliskases 15 / 19 = 78.9%
  • Board 4: Arthur Dake 15½ / 18 = 86.1%
  • Reserve: Al Horowitz 12 / 15 = 80.0%
  • References

    6th Chess Olympiad Wikipedia


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