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Julius Du Mont
  
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Years covered: 1913


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JULIUS DU MONT
(born Dec-15-1881, died Apr-07-1956, 74 years old) France (federation/nationality United Kingdom)

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He co-authored a couple of chess books with personalities such as Savielly Tartakower.

Wikipedia article: Julius du Mont


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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Raoux vs J Du Mont 1-0211913HastingsB01 Scandinavian

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Dec-04-17
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  fredthebear: From gambiter.com website:

Julius du Mont

Julius du Mont (December 15, 1881, Paris - April 7, 1956, Hastings, England) was a pianist, piano teacher, chess player, journalist, editor and writer. He studied music at the Frankfurt Conservatoire and at Heidelberg, and became a concert pianist. He emigrated to England as a young man and became a successful piano teacher. Amongst his pupils was Edna Iles. He settled in London and also gained a reputation as a strong chess player. He won club and county chess championships in the period leading up to World War I, and showed his mastery of the English language by writing a manual on the Lewis gun. After the war, chess writing took up more and more of his time. Perhaps his most famous work was 500 Master Games of Chess (1952), written in collaboration with Savielly Tartakower. For some years, du Mont was chess columnist of The Field and of the Manchester Guardian. Between 1940 and 1949 he was general editor of British Chess Magazine.

Bibliography
Chess Openings Illustrated
I Centre Counter Defence (1919)
II Centre and Danish Gambit (1920)
The Elements of Chess (1925)
The Basis of Combination in Chess (1938)
200 Miniature Games (1941)
More Miniature Games (1953)
500 Master Games of Chess (with Savielly Tartakower), two volumes (1952) 100 Master Games of Chess (1954)

Translations
Edward Lasker’s Chess Strategy
Alekhine’s two volumes of My Best Games of Chess (the first with M. E. Goldstein)
Rudolf Spielmann’s Art of Sacrifice in Chess

Thank you gambiter.com

Dec-04-17  Magpye: Books by authors should be included in their bios. CG sorely lacks in that area.
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