Belgian championship, Namur

03-09-1938 > 11-09-1938

Major 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Tot
1 NM O’Kelly de Galway, Albéric BEL ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1
2 NM Dunkelblum, Arthur BEL ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 6
3 NM Soultanbeieff, Victor Ivanovich RUS ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 6
4 NM Devos, Paul BEL 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 1 1
5 NM Van Seters, Frits NED 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1
6 NM Dyner, Boruch POL 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 5
7 NM Sapira, Emanuel ROM ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 4
8 Van Hoorde, Edouard BEL 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 0 1 ½
9 Van Sevenandt, Etienne BEL 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1
10 De Mey, Emile BEL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½

 

Minor 1 2 3 4 5 6 Tot
1 Tondriau, Julien BEL 0 1 1 1 1 4
2 Schilansky, Albert BEL 1 0 ½ 1 1
3 Rosner BEL 0 1 1 ½ 0
4 Soly, Raymond BEL 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 2
5 Gerits, Valère BEL 0 0 ½ 0 1
6 Vanderbeken BEL 0 0 1 ½ 0

With the exception of Koltanowski, all Belgian top players were present. O’Kelly won very convincingly, with a point and a half more than his closest competitors Dunkelblum and Soultanbeieff. The minor tournament was won by Tondriau from Doornik. The tournament took place in the casino of Namur from September 3rd to September 11th, with the minor tournament starting on September 7th.

The crosstables are based on information from [1] and [2]. Some results (especially for the minor tournament) were missing but could be reconstructed from the final standings. The games comes from [1]-[4].

Wanted

  • Most of the games.
  • First names for Tondriau, Rosner, and Vanderbeken.

Sources

  1. La Nation Belge 06-24/09/1938
  2. Le Soir 10-14/09, 03,10,17/10 & 02/11/1938
  3. L’Indépendence Belge 21,26/09/1938
  4. V. I. Soultanbeieff, Guide pratique du jeu des combinaisons, Échec et Mat
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