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The 7th 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 July 31 and August 14, 1937, in Stockholm, Sweden. [1]

75 relations: Adriaan de Groot, Albéric O'Kelly de Galway, Andor Lilienthal, Arthur Dunkelblum, Árpád Vajda, Baldur Möller, Boris Kostić, Carlos Guimard, Chess, Chess Olympiad, Christian Poulsen (chess player), Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, Eero Böök, Emil Zinner, Endre Steiner, Erik Lundin, FIDE, Frank Marshall (chess player), František Zíta, Fricis Apšenieks, Gösta Danielsson, Gösta Stoltz, Gideon Ståhlberg, Gunnar Friedemann, Harry Golombek, Hungary, Ilmar Raud, Isaac Kashdan, Isaias Pleci, Isakas Vistaneckis, Israel Albert Horowitz, Italy, Izaak Appel, Jacobo Bolbochán, James Macrae Aitken, Jan Foltys, Jens Enevoldsen, Jiří Pelikán (chess player), Johannes Türn, Kaarle Ojanen, Karlis Ozols, Kornél Havasi, László Szabó (chess player), Leonardas Abramavičius, Lodewijk Prins, Lucijs Endzelins, Luis Piazzini, Mario Napolitano, Markas Luckis, Max Euwe, ..., Miguel Najdorf, Mirko Bröder, Paul Felix Schmidt, Paul Keres, Paulino Frydman, Petar Trifunović, Povilas Vaitonis, Reuben Fine, Roberto Grau, Salo Flohr, Salo Landau, Samuel Reshevsky, Savielly Tartakower, Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet, Stefano Rosselli del Turco, Stockholm, Stuart Milner-Barry, Teodor Regedziński, Theo van Scheltinga, Vasja Pirc, Vincenzo Castaldi, Vladas Mikėnas, Vladimirs Petrovs, Voldemārs Mežgailis, Women's World Chess Championship 1937 (Stockholm olympiad). Expand index (25 more) »

Adrianus Dingeman (Adriaan) de Groot (Santpoort, 26 October 1914 – Schiermonnikoog, 14 August 2006) was a Dutch chess master and psychologist, who conducted some of the most famous chess experiments of all time in the 1940s-60.

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Albéric Joseph Rodolphe Marie Robert Ghislain O'Kelly de Galway (17 May 1911, Anderlecht – 3 October 1980, Brussels) was a Belgian chess Grandmaster (1956), and an International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster (1962), the third ICCF World Champion in correspondence chess (1959–1962).

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Andor (André, Andre, Andrei) Arnoldovich LilienthalReuben Fine, The World's Great Chess Games, Dover Publications, 1983, p. 216.

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Arthur Dunkelblum (23 April 1906 – 27 January 1979) was a Polish-born Belgian chess master.

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

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Baldur Möller (Reykjavík, 19 August 1914 – 23 November 1999) was an Icelandic chess master.

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Borislav Kostić (aka Boris or Bora Kostic, Kostitsch; 24 February 1887 – 3 November 1963) was a Serbian chess grandmaster from Vršac, then in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Serbia).

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Carlos Enrique Guimard (6 April 1913 – 11 September 1998) was an Argentine chess Grandmaster.

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

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

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Christian Poulsen (Rind, 16 August 1912 – 19 April 1981) was a Danish chess master.

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Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander, CMG, CBE (19 April 1909 – 15 February 1974), was an Irish-born British cryptanalyst, chess player, and chess writer.

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Eero Einar Böök (9 February 1910 – 7 January 1990) was a Finnish chess player and engineer.

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Emil Zinner (23 August 1909, Brno – 8 July 1942, Majdanek) was a Jewish-Czech chess master.

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

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

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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 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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František Zíta (29 November 1909 – 1 October 1977) was a Czech chess master who was born and died in Prague.

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

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Gösta Erik Vilhelm Danielsson (24 June 1912, Helenelund – 17 October 1978, Knivsta) was a Swedish chess master.

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

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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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Gunnar Friedemann (1909 in Tallinn – 1943) was an Estonian chess master.

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Harry Golombek OBE (1 March 1911 – 7 January 1995), was a British chess International Master and honorary grandmaster, chess arbiter, and chess author.

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Hungary (Magyarország) is a landlocked country in Central Europe.

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Ilmar Raud (30 April 1913 – 13 July 1941) was an Estonian chess master.

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

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Isaías Pléci (also Isaias Pleci) (27 October 1907 – 27 December 1979) was an Argentine chess master.

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

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

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Izaak (Isaak) Appel (1905–1941) was a Polish chess master.

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Jacobo Bolbochán (26 December 1906 – 29 July 1984) was an Argentine chess master of Jewish origins.

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James Macrae Aitken (27 October 1908 – 3 December 1983) was a Scottish chess player.

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Jan Foltys (13 October 1908, Svinov – 11 March 1952, Ostrava, Moravian-Silesian Region in the Czech Republic) was a Czech chess International Master.

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Jens Evald Enevoldsen-Elsing (23 September 1907 – 23 May 1980) was a Danish chess master born in Copenhagen.

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Jiří (Jorge) Pelikán (Častolovice, 23 April 1906 – Chacabuco, July 1984) was a Czech–Argentine chess master.

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Johannes Türn (27 May 1899, Tartu – 8 March 1993 Tallinn) was an Estonian chess player.

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Kaarle Sakari Ojanen (4 December 1918 – 9 January 2009) was a Finnish chess player.

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Kārlis Ozols (9 August 1912, Riga – 23 March 2001, Australia) was a Latvian-Australian chess player.

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

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László Szabó (March 19, 1917 – August 8, 1998) was a Hungarian grandmaster of chess.

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

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Lodewijk Prins (27 January 1913, Amsterdam – 11 November 1999) was a Dutch chess player and referee of chess competitions.

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Lūcijs (Lucius) Endzelīns (21 May 1909, Dorpat (Tartu), Estonia – 27 October 1981, Adelaide, Australia) was a Latvian-Australian chess master.

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Luis Roberto (Ruben) Piazzini (11 May 1905 – 4 March 1980) was an Argentine chess master.

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Mario Napolitano (10 February 1910, Acquaviva delle Fonti – 31 October 1995, Florence) was an Italian chess master.

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

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Machgielis "Max" Euwe, PhD (May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, mathematician, and author.

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Miguel Najdorf (April 15, 1910 in Grodzisk Mazowiecki near Warsaw, Poland – July 4, 1997 in Málaga, Spain) was a Polish-Argentine chess grandmaster, famous for his Najdorf Variation.

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Mirko (Imre) Bröder, or Broeder, Broder, Breder (1911–1943) was a Hungarian–Serbian chess master.

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Paul Felix Schmidt (– 11 August 1984) was an Estonian chess International Master, chess writer, and chemist.

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Paul Keres (January 7, 1916June 5, 1975) was an Estonian chess grandmaster, and a renowned chess writer.

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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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Povilas (Paul) Vaitonis (15 August 1911, in Užpaliai, Lithuania – 23 April 1983, in Hamilton, Canada) was a Lithuanian–Canadian International Master of chess.

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Reuben Fine (October 11, 1914 – March 26, 1993) was an American chess grandmaster, psychologist, university professor, and author of many books on both chess and psychology.

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Roberto Gabriel Grau (18 March 1900, Buenos Aires – 12 April 1944, Buenos Aires) was an Argentine chess master.

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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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Salo (Salomon) Landau (1 April 1903, Bochnia, Galicia, Austria-Hungary – March 1944,Westerbork Cartotheek NIOD Amsterdam Grodziszcze, Świdnica County, Poland) was a Dutch chess player, who died in a Nazi concentration camp.

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Samuel "Sammy" Herman Reshevsky (born Szmul Rzeszewski; November 26, 1911 – April 4, 1992) was a Polish chess prodigy and later a leading American chess grandmaster.

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

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

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Stockholm () is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic region, with 914,909 people living in the municipality, approximately 1.4 million in the urban area, and 2.2 million in the metropolitan area.

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Sir (Philip) Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO, CB, OBE (20 September 1906 – 25 March 1995) was a British chess player, chess writer, World War II codebreaker and civil servant.

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Teodor (Theodor, Theodore) Regedziński (Regedzinski, Reger) (28 April 1894 – 2 August 1954) was a Polish of German origin chess master.

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Tjeerd (Theo) Daniel van Scheltinga (6 March 1914, Amsterdam – 30 July 1994) was a Dutch chess player.

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

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Vincenzo Castaldi (15 May 1916, Marradi – 6 January 1970, Florence) was an Italian chess master.

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

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Voldemārs Mežgailis (also Voldemar Mezgailis or Mezhgailis; born 22 April 1912, Viļķene parish, Russian Empire – died 1 June 1998 in Riga) was a Latvian chess master.

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The sixth Women's World Chess Championship took place during the 1937 Stockholm Olympiad.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7th_Chess_Olympiad

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