This comprehensive chronological reference work lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world individual and team matches, from 1747 through 1960 with sources. In 1956, he won the New York State Championship for the fourth and final time. He works in the food industry and lives in Mosciano Sant'Angelo, Teramo, Italy. All twelve books in splendid condition. Santasiere wrote extensively on chess in the magazine , from 1930 to 1963; he served as Games Editor, working with Editor. The present volume covers 1975 through 1977. In 1965, he retired to south , where he continued to play tournament chess for a while, and won several local tournaments.
In September 1945, he played in a on tenth board against , and lost both games. I think I can help with that. First and last names of players are included whenever possible and are standardized for easy reference. He never earned an international title in chess, and had minimal international competition. The same ebutaljib who helped sort out the qualifying events for informed me about two books with crosstables for the early zonals: 'Chess Results' by Gino Di Felice, and. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. These books are a true boon to chess historians and journalists who need handy reference tools.
Whereas several of the earlier volumes covered an entire decade, now the time frame is just a few years. While I was making the update, I added links from that index page to my individual pages on the Interzonals and to other events that depended on the results of the zonals. Compiled from contemporary sources such as newspapers, periodicals, tournament records and match books, this work contains 1,620 tournament crosstables and 144 match scores. A true lover of chess — a type seldom found among top competitors today. About the Book This comprehensive chronological reference work lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches, from 1951 through 1955--with sources. From contemporary newspapers, periodicals, tournament records and match books, contains 1,615 tournament crosstables and 143 match scores.
He really believed it at that moment. First and last names of players are included whenever possible and are standardized for easy reference. The 1961-1963 volume lists 938 tournaments and 108 matches and the 1964-1967 volume has 1,204 crosstables and 158 matches. In 1946, he drew a four-game match with ; one win each, two draws. The standard bearer for chess archivists has long been the later Jeremy Gaige, who a true pioneer, but De Felice deserves much credit himself. Santasiere won the 1945 , four New York State championships, and six championships. The website , which ranks chess performances on a retrospective basis, calculated a peak rank of No.
In 1931, he took seventh place in New York won. About the Author Gino Di Felice is the author of numerous reference books on chess. I find it interesting that neither of these volumes are in the available list! The board administrator may also grant additional permissions to registered users. He received some criticism in reviews of earlier volumes for not publishing his sources but this oversight was remedied starting with coverage of the 1940s. Santasiere was also an expert in the , the , and the. And thanks again, Jiri, for all your shares.
Whereas several of the earlier volumes covered an entire decade, now the time frame is just a few years. Santasiere was a middle school mathematics teacher by profession. In 1927, he tied for fourth through sixth place at ; Rudolph Smirka won. Published on good paper and sturdily bound they are intended for serious use for many years. International ratings were not instituted by , the World Chess Federation, until 1970. The increasing popularity of chess competitions can be seen by the volumes covering an ever-shorter period of time.
It features entries that record the location and the group that sponsored the event. In 1957, Santasiere beat young , then age 14, in the Open; Fischer would win the first of his eight consecutive U. The author received some criticism for not listing his sources in earlier books, but that has not been the case for his last four volumes, which have drawn heavily from both electronic and print mediums. McFarland is to be commended for publishing this series, which is now over 3500 pages! Santasiere competed in 34 consecutive Championships, and represented the Marshall Club for 37 consecutive seasons in the Metropolitan Chess League. The crosstables and match scores are clearly laid out, the paper is good and the books are well bound.