Johan August Ros
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Years covered: 1897 to 1909
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|JOHAN AUGUST ROS
(born Aug-18-1864, died 1937, 72 years old) Sweden
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|Johan August Ros was born in Murum, Sweden in 1864. He studied in Uppsala and became a teacher and school principal in Boden. After retiring he moved back to Uppsala. He played and ended 7th in the 1st Nordic Championship in Stockholm 1897 (http://storiascacchi.altervista.org...). After this event he initiated Sweden's first correspondence chess tournament (1897-1900), where he also participated himself and took 2nd place behind Joel Fridlizius and ahead of Fritz Englund (source: http://jh.schack.se/Schack_i_Jamtla...).|
He collected and published 370 Udvalda Svenska Schackproblem (Lindström, Stockholm 1901, 238 pp.), a selection of 370 chess problems composed by Swedes. This book is made available online: http://www.anders.thulin.name/PDF/R....
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