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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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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Moeller vs J A Ros 1-0161897Nordic ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
2. J A Ros vs Yngve Bohman 1-0431909GöthenburgD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Ros wins | Ros loses  

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Mar-31-12
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  Tabanus: He published this problem in Wiener Hausfrauen-Zeitung no. 19, p. 170, 7 May 1893:


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White to mate in two.

He also got published other studies, in British Chess Magazine 1890, in English Mechanic and World of Science 1894, and in his book of 1901, http://www.softdecc.com/pdb/search....

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