A Poster Posting… (with a dollop of Liebwerda)

A dollop of Liebwerda… I was doing some research on tournaments in 1934 and came across a tournament, Liebwerda (1934), won by Salo Flohr. It’s an interesting tournament, run by the German chess association of Czechoslovakia (deutsche Schachverband in der Tschechoslowakei (1)), not often mentioned. (More basic research is needed, obviously, but that’s another post).…

The Dash of a Young Kash

Came across this while doing some other research – thought it worth extracting to share: In case you were wondering, the books on the floor, next to very young Kashdan studying by the midnight oil, are entitled “Life of Morphy” and “Chess Games” (as best as I can make out). Obviously I have a soft…

FEN photo gallery

This series is ongoing, check back for updates…. Three additions, thanks to mifralu… (Please check back later, as I’m still trying to figure out how to get a direct url for the photos – in order to insert the thumbnails directly) Amsterdam NED 1950.11.22 Stahlberg, Gideon — O’Kelly de Galway, Alberic 1/2-1/2 r2r4/1p2kppp/p1n2n2/4p3/8/PNB3P1/1P2PPKP/R2R4 w –…