The German chess federations (Schachbunde) held congresses beginning in 1861. The Westdeutscher Schachbund held 13 events from 1861 to 1880. The Norddeutscher Schachbund held three, from 1868 to 1872. The Mitteldeutscher Schachbund also held three, all in Leipzig, 1871, 1876, 1877. At Leipzig in 1877, leaders of the regional chess federations decided to form a national federation, the Deutscher Schachbund (DSB). A repeat of national DSB tournaments began in ... [more]
Player: Emil Schallopp
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|Dec-26-13|| ||whiteshark: Here's another source for the <group photo>: http://www.ballo.de/Images/Andersse...|
|Jun-03-15|| ||thomastonk: There are some German language errors in the introduction.|
The plural of 'Bund' is 'Bunde' or 'Bünde'. So, the chess federations in the very first sentence are Schachbunde or Schachbünde.
The Westdeutsche<r> Schachbund ...
The Norddeutsche<r> Schachbund ...
The Mitteldeutsche<r> Schachbund ...
I don't understand <The Leipzig 1877 Mitt<le>deutschen Schachbund>. If it is meant as a name for the tournament, then it is wrong.
In July 1876(!), the Mitteldeutscher Schachbund held his second congress. There the idea was born to celebrate Anderssen's 50th chess anniversary. All German chess clubs were invited to support the event, and many did so.
The German name of the event was: die Anderssen-Feier (the Anderssen festivity).
|Dec-30-15|| ||ndg2: They did not draw very much back then, did they?|
|Mar-18-16|| ||zanzibar: <Bestimmungen für die einzelnen Turniere.|
Jeder Teilnehmer hat mit jedem anderen eine Partie zu spielen. — Bei
Beteiligung von acht oder mehr Herren werden drei Preise ausgesetzt :
I. Preis: Mark 400,
II. „ „ 200,
III. „ „ 100;
der Einsatz beträgt in diesem Falle 10 Mark. Sind weniger als acht
Teilnehmer vorhanden, so werden nur zwei Preise,
I. Preis: Mark 400,
II. „ „ 200,
gegeben, und beträgt der Einsatz alsdann 6 Mark.>
|Aug-01-16|| ||posoo: LOOK at how FEW DRAUGHS there are in dis tornament!! Concloosuve proof dat players were BETTER back in da olden days before da cumpoters took over!|
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