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4th Chess Olympiad

Index 4th Chess Olympiad

The 4th Chess Olympiad, organized by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (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 July 11 and July 26, 1931, in Prague, Czechoslovakia. [1]

86 relations: Abraham Baratz, Akiba Rubinstein, Albert Becker (chess player), Alexander Alekhine, Aristide Gromer, Arthur Dake, Árpád Vajda, Boris Kostić, Carl Ahues, Chess, Chess Olympiad, Czechoslovakia, Daniël Noteboom, Dawid Przepiórka, Efim Bogoljubov, Endre Steiner, Erik Andersen (chess player), Erik Lundin, Ernst Grünfeld, FIDE, Frank Marshall (chess player), Frederick Yates (chess player), Fricis Apšenieks, Gösta Stoltz, Gideon Ståhlberg, Hans Johner, Hans Kmoch, Heinrich Wagner, Henri Weenink, Herman Steiner, Hermanis Matisons, Hungary, Imre König, Ion Gudju, Isaac Kashdan, Isakas Vistaneckis, Israel Albert Horowitz, Italy, János Balogh (chess player), Johannes van den Bosch (chess player), Josef Lokvenc, Josef Rejfíř, Karel Opočenský, Karel Skalička, Karl Berndtsson, Karl Gilg, Karl Helling, Karl Ruben, Kazimierz Makarczyk, Károly Sterk, ..., Kornél Havasi, Kurt Richter, Lajos Asztalos, Lajos Steiner, Leonardas Abramavičius, Louis Betbeder Matibet, Manuel Golmayo Torriente, Marcel Duchamp, Mario Monticelli, Markas Luckis, Max Romih, Milan Vidmar, Mir Sultan Khan, Movsas Feigins, Oskar Naegeli, Otto Zimmermann, Paulino Frydman, Prague, Rudolf Spielmann, Salo Flohr, Savielly Tartakower, Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet, Stefan Erdélyi, Stefano Rosselli del Turco, Valentí Marín, Vasja Pirc, Victor Kahn, Victor Wahltuch, Vladas Mikėnas, Vladimirs Petrovs, Walter Michel, William Rivier, William Winter (chess player), Wolfgang Hasenfuss, Women's World Chess Championship 1931, Yugoslavia. Expand index (36 more) »

Abraham Baratz

Abraham Baratz (14 September 1895, Bessarabia – 1975, Paris) was a Romanian–French chess master.

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Akiba Rubinstein

Akiba Kiwelowicz Rubinstein (1 December 1880 – 14 March 1961) was a Polish chess grandmaster who is considered to have been one of the strongest players never to have become World Chess Champion.

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Albert Becker (chess player)

Albert Becker (5 September 1896 in Vienna – 7 May 1984 in Vicente López), also known as Alberto Becker, was an Austrian–Argentine chess master.

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Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine (Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Але́хин, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Alekhin;; March 24, 1946) was a Russian and French chess player and the fourth World Chess Champion.

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Aristide Gromer

Aristide Gromer (Dunkirk, 11 April 1908 – ?) was a French chess master.

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Arthur Dake

Arthur Dake (Darkowski) (8 April 1910 – 28 April 2000) was an American chess master.

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Árpád Vajda

Árpád Vajda (2 May 1896, Rimaszombat (Rimavská Sobota) – 25 October 1967, Budapest) was a Hungarian chess master.

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Boris Kostić

Borislav Kostić (aka Boris or Bora Kostic, Kostitsch; 24 February 1887 – 3 November 1963) was a Serbian chess grandmaster and a noted popularizer of the game.

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Carl Ahues

Carl Oscar Ahues (26 December 1883, Bremen – 31 December 1968, Hamburg) was a German chess International Master.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.

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Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and 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 and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

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Daniël Noteboom

Daniël Noteboom (26 February 1910 – 12 January 1932) was a Dutch chess player.

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Dawid Przepiórka

Dawid Przepiórka (22 December 1880, Warsaw – 1940) was a prominent Polish chess player of the early twentieth century.

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Efim Bogoljubov

Efim Dmitriyevich Bogolyubov (also Romanized Bogoljubov, Bogoljubow; April 14, 1889 – June 18, 1952) was a Russian-born German chess grandmaster who won numerous events and played two matches against Alexander Alekhine for the world championship.

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Endre Steiner

Endre (Andreas) Steiner (27 June 1901 – 29 December 1944) was a Hungarian chess player, born in Budapest.

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Erik Andersen (chess player)

Erik Andersen (10 April 1904, Gentofte – 27 February 1938, Copenhagen) was a Danish chess master.

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Erik Lundin

Erik Ruben Lundin (Stockholm 2 July 1904, – Stockholm 5 December 1988) was a Swedish chess master.

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Ernst Grünfeld

---- Ernst Franz Grünfeld (November 21, 1893 – April 3, 1962) was a leading Austrian chess grandmaster and chess writer, mainly on opening theory.

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FIDE

The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.

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Frank Marshall (chess player)

Frank James Marshall (August 10, 1877 – November 9, 1944) was the U.S. Chess Champion from 1909 to 1936, and one of the world's strongest chess players in the early part of the 20th century.

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Frederick Yates (chess player)

Frederick Dewhurst Yates (16 January 1884, Birstall – 11 November 1932, London) was an English chess master who won the British Chess Championship on six occasions.

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Fricis Apšenieks

Fricis (Fritzis, Franz) Apšenieks (Apscheneek) (7 April 1894 in Tetele, Latvia – 25 April 1941 in Riga, Latvia) was a Latvian chess master.

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Gösta Stoltz

Gösta Stoltz (May 9, 1904 – July 25, 1963) was a Swedish chess grandmaster.

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Gideon Ståhlberg

Anders Gideon Tom Ståhlberg (or Stahlberg) (26 January 1908, Surte near Gothenburg – 26 May 1967, Leningrad) was a Swedish chess grandmaster.

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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.

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Hans Kmoch

Johann "Hans" Joseph Kmoch (July 25, 1894 in Vienna – February 13, 1973 in New York City) was an Austrian-Dutch-American chess International Master (1950), International Arbiter (1951), and a chess journalist and author, for which he is best known.

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Heinrich Wagner

Heinrich Wagner (9 August 1888, Hamburg – 24 June 1959, Hamburg) was a German chess master.

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Henri Weenink

Henri Gerard Marie Weenink (17 October 1892, Amsterdam – 2 December 1931) was a Dutch chess player and a problem composer.

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Herman Steiner

Herman Steiner (April 15, 1905 – November 25, 1955) was a United States chess player, organizer, and columnist.

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Hermanis Matisons

Hermanis Matisons (also known as Herman Mattison; 1894, Riga – 1932) was a Latvian chess player and one of world's most highly regarded chess masters in the early 1930s.

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Hungary

Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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Imre König

Imre König (Koenig) aka Mirko Kenig (Sept 2, 1901, Gyula, Hungary – 1992, Santa Monica, California) was a Hungarian chess master.

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Ion Gudju

Ion Gudju (14 July 1897 – 1988) was a Romanian chess master.

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Isaac Kashdan

Isaac Kashdan (19 November 1905 in New York City – 20 February 1985 in Los Angeles) was an American chess grandmaster and chess writer.

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Isakas Vistaneckis

Isakas Vistaneckis (Isaak, Itzhak Vistinietzki) (29 September 1910 in Marijampolė – 30 December 2000 in Tel Aviv) was a Lithuanian Jewish chess master.

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Israel Albert Horowitz

Israel Albert Horowitz (often known as I. A. Horowitz or Al Horowitz) (November 15, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York – January 18, 1973) was a Jewish-American International Master of chess.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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János Balogh (chess player)

János Balogh (10 September 1892, Kézdivásárhely, now Târgu Secuiesc – 12 September 1980, Budapest) was a Hungarian–Romanian chess master.

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Johannes van den Bosch (chess player)

Johannes Hendrik Otto, Count van den Bosch (12 April 1906, The Hague – 15 November 1994, Hilversum) was a Dutch noble, lawyer, banker and chess master.

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Josef Lokvenc

Josef Lokvenc (1 May 1899, Vienna – 2 April 1974, Sankt Pölten) was an Austrian chess master.

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Josef Rejfíř

Josef Rejfiř (22 September 1909 – 4 May 1962) was one of Czechoslovakia's strongest chess players before World War II.

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Karel Opočenský

Karel Opočenský (7 February 1892, Most, Bohemia – 16 November 1975, Prague) was a Czech chess master.

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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.

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Karl Berndtsson

Karl Mathias Berndtsson Kullberg (16 March 1892 – 29 September 1943) was a Swedish chess master who was born and died in Göteborg.

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Karl Gilg

Karl Gilg (20 January 1901, in Mankovice (Mankendorf), Austrian Silesia – 4 December 1981, in Kolbermoor, Bavaria) was a German chess International Master from Czechoslovakia.

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Karl Helling

Karl Helling (10 August 1904, Luckenwalde, Brandenburg - 15 August 1937, Berlin) was a German chess master.

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Karl Ruben

Carl (Karl) Ruben (born 4 August 1903, date of death unknown) was a Danish chess master.

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Kazimierz Makarczyk

Kazimierz Makarczyk (1 January 1901, Warsaw – 27 May 1972, Łódź) was a Polish chess master.

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Károly Sterk

Károly Sterk (19 September 1881 – 10 December 1946) was a Hungarian chess master.

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Kornél Havasi

Kornél Havasi (10 January 1892 – 15 January 1945) was a Hungarian chess master.

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Kurt Richter

Kurt Paul Otto Joseph Richter (24 November 1900 in Berlin – 29 December 1969 in Berlin) was a German chess International Master and chess writer.

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Lajos Asztalos

Lajos Asztalos (Ljudevit Astaloš) (29 July 1889, Pécs – 1 November 1956, Budapest) was a Hungarian chess International Master, professor, and languages teacher.

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Lajos Steiner

Lajos Steiner (14 June 1903, in Nagyvárad (Oradea) – 22 April 1975, in Sydney) was a Hungarian–born Australian chess master.

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Leonardas Abramavičius

Leonardas Abramavičius (Leonhard Abramavicius) (died 1960 in Kaunas) was a Lithuanian chess player.

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Louis Betbeder Matibet

Louis Betbeder Matibet (29 August 1901 – 5 May 1986) was a French chess master born in Orléans.

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Manuel Golmayo Torriente

Manuel Golmayo y de la Torriente (12 June 1883, Havana, Cuba – 7 March 1973, Madrid) was a Cuban-Spanish chess master.

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Marcel Duchamp

Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups.

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Mario Monticelli

Mario Monticelli (16 March 1902, Venice – 30 June 1995, Milan) was an Italian chess player.

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Markas Luckis

Markas (Marcos) Luckis (17 January 1905, in Pskov – 9 February 1973, in Buenos Aires) was a Lithuanian–Argentine chess master.

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Max Romih

Massimiliano (Massimo) Romi né Max Romih (Maksim Romić) (22 May 1893 – 24 April 1979) was an Italian chess master.

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Milan Vidmar

Milan Vidmar (22 June 1885 – 9 October 1962) was a Slovene electrical engineer, chess Grandmaster, chess theorist, chess arbiter, philosopher, and writer.

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Mir Sultan Khan

Malik Mir Sultan Khan (1905 – 25 April 1966) was the strongest chess master of his time from Asia.

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Movsas Feigins

Movsas Feigins or Movša Feigin (28 February 1908 – 11 August 1950) was a Latvian chess master.

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Oskar Naegeli

Prof.

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Otto Zimmermann

Otto Zimmermann (11 September 1892 – 24 July 1979) was a Swiss chess master.

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Paulino Frydman

Paulino (Paulin) Frydman (26 May 1905 in Warsaw, Poland – 2 February 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a Polish chess master.

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Prague

Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.

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Rudolf Spielmann

Rudolf Spielmann (5 May 1883 – 20 August 1942) was an Austrian-Jewish chess player of the romantic school, and chess writer.

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Salo Flohr

Salomon Mikhailovich Flohr (November 21, 1908 – July 18, 1983) was a leading Czech chess grandmaster of the mid-20th century, who became a national hero in Czechoslovakia during the 1930s.

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Savielly Tartakower

Ksawery Tartakower (also known as Saviely or Savielly Tartakower in English, less often Xavier Tartacover or Xavier Tartakover; 1887–1956) was a leading Polish and French chess grandmaster.

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Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet

Sir George Alan Thomas, 7th Baronet (14 June 1881 – 23 July 1972) was a British badminton, tennis and chess player.

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Stefan Erdélyi

Ștefan (Stefan, Stepan) Erdélyi (17 November 1905 in Temesvár (now Timişoara) – 26 October 1968 in Reșița) was a Hungarian–Romanian chess master.

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Stefano Rosselli del Turco

Stefano Rosselli Del Turco, marquis, (27 July 1877 – 18 August 1947) was an Italian chess master.

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Valentí Marín

Valentí Marín i Llovet (January 17, 1872 in Barcelona – December 7, 1936 in ididem) was a Catalan notary, chess writer and player.

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Vasja Pirc

Vasja Pirc (December 19, 1907 – June 2, 1980) was a leading Yugoslav (Slovenian) chess player.

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Victor Kahn

Victor Kahn (Виктор Кан; 1889 in Moscow – 6 October 1971 in Nice) was a Russian–French chess master.

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Victor Wahltuch

Victor Leonard Wahltuch (24 May 1875 in Manchester – 27 August 1953 in London) was an English chess master.

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Vladas Mikėnas

Vladas Mikėnas (17 April 1910 – 3 November 1992) was a Lithuanian International Master of chess, an Honorary Grandmaster, and a journalist.

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Vladimirs Petrovs

Vladimirs Petrovs or Vladimir Petrov (27 September 1907 – 26 August 1943) was a Latvian chess master.

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Walter Michel

Walter Michel (November 26, 1888 – September 30, 1969) was a Swiss chess master.

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William Rivier

William (Jules) Rivier (? - ?) was a Swiss chess master.

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William Winter (chess player)

William Winter (11 September 1898 – 18 December 1955) was a British chess player.

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Wolfgang Hasenfuss

Wolfgang Hasenfuss (Volfgangs Hāzenfuss; born December 11, 1900, Jēkabpils, Russian Empire – died October 6, 1944, Gotenhafen) was a Latvian chess master of Baltic German ethnicity.

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Women's World Chess Championship 1931

The 3rd Women's World Chess Championship took place during the 4th Chess Olympiad in Prague between 12-26 July 1931.

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Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4th_Chess_Olympiad

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