1st correspondence olimpiad

01-04-1946 > 01-03-1949

Preliminary 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 BP MP
1 Sweden 25 10
2 Australia 3 4 5 23½ 11
3 Portugal 3 4 4 4 23 9
4 France 2 2 3 4 5 17½ 5
5 Denmark ½ 2 3 16 5
6 Belgium I 1 2 2 5 14 2
7 Belgium II ½ 1 1 7 0

 

Preliminary 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 BP MP
1 Hungary 6 4 4 6 6 28½ 10
2 Poland 4 4 6 27½ 12
3 Finland 0 5 19 8
4 Belgium 2 2 18 4
5 Switzerland 2 2 5 15½ 4
6 Færøer 0 ½ 6 15 4
7 Ireland II 0 0 1 ½ 1 0 0

Strangely, not all the preliminary groups started at the same time. In fact, section 4 was played from 1946 until 1947, while section 6 only started on January 1st 1947. The preliminaries stopped in 1949. Here are the detailled results. The individual scores for the Belgian players were as follows:

Preliminary 4

Belgium I:

1 Soultanbeieff, Victor Ivanovich 3
2 Van Seters, Frits 2
3 Denys, P. 1
4 Dunkelblum, Arthur 4
5 Baert, Arthur 2
6 Peeters, Francis 2

Belgium II:

1 Schittecatte, G. 0
2 Uytterhoeve, A. ½
3 Clerckx, W.
4 De Roo, G.
5 De Ribber, F. 1
6 Witvrouwen, R. ½

Preliminary 6

Belgium:

1 Gooris, Emile 2
2 Mathot, Georges 2
3 Lancel, Edmond 3
4 Rompteau, Emile
5 Frutsaert, Roger 3
6 Baijot, Léon

[1] gives the complete results and a bunch of games. Additional games were found in [2], [3] and [4].

Wanted

  • Most games.
  • Many first names.

Sources

  1. ChessMail
  2. V. I. Soultanbeieff, Guide pratique du jeu des combinaisons, Échec et Mat
  3. W. Perquin & R. Noordijk, Hoe amateurs schaak spelen, Van Goor 1949
  4. P. Clément & E. Cornil, Le jeu d’Échecs par correspondence en Belgique, CREB
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