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International Championship Chess - A complete record of FIDE events (till 1973) By Bozidar M Kazic Pitman Publishing Corporation | January 1974 | ISBN 0-273-07078-9 | PDF | 360 pages | 13.7 mb http://www.amazon.com/International-championship-chess-published-Hardcover/dp/B0091V5I10 scanned to PDF by me. Competitions for the official World Championship, held under the management of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) are a source of special interest. This book is devoted to these individual and team competitions, offering facts and a brief chronicle of their evolution. It also contains data on the activities of FIDE, which was founded half a century ago, on national chess federations, international grandmasters and masters. International Championship Chess is an unrivalled work of reference for every serious chess player. It records all the major international chess events held under the auspices of F I DE (the World Chess Federation) the most important of which are the Mens World Championship and the Olympiads (World Team Championships) - from their inception to the present day. The other events covered in detail include t he Womens events, the World Student Championship, the European Championship, the Interzonals and Candidates competitions, correspondence chess and chess for the blind. There are also lists of grandmasters and international masters and a specially written article by the former world champion Mikhail Botvinnik. 273 selected games, a multitude of records and many photographs illustrate the story told by Bozidar Kazic, one of Yugoslavias foremost chess journalists and one of the leading officials of t h e World Chess Federation. Kazic has first-hand knowledge of many of the events he describes, notably the Fischer- Taimanov Candidates Match of 1971 which he refereed. Contents List of Illustrations iv Foreword by the President of FIDE, Dr M. Euwe v Acknowledgements vi Introduction vii List of abbreviations viii 1 The World Chess Federation - Champion of Co-operation and Friendship 1 2 The Chess Olympiads 3 3 The Womens Chess Olympiads 125 4 The World Student Team Championship 134 5 Marathon Interzonal Tournaments 160 6 Candidates Tournaments and Matches 180 7 World Champions and their Challengers 203 8 Botvinnik on his Meetings with World Champions 244 9 The Womens World Championship 251 10 Women World Chess Champions 259 11 The World Junior Championships 269 12 The Regional Competitions 288 13 International Correspondence Chess Federation 292 14 The Permanent FIDE Commission for Chess Compositions 300 15 International Braille Chess Association 304 16 International Chess Title-holders 307 17 The World Chess Federation (Address List) 336 Index of Games and Positions 357 This is an old and rare chess book of mine that I have scanned to share with you. Its true till 1973 and may be out of print by now.