GJÉB international championship, Brussels
01-08-1936 > 10-08-1936
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The Groupement des Joueurs d’Échecs Belges (group of Belgian chess players) was a short-lived organisation which, as far as I’m aware, only organised tournaments in 1936. I believe it was started at least partly due to dissatisfaction with the Belgian Chess Federation because that body allowed foreigners to participate in its championship. The GJÉB organised two championships: an international one open to foreigners and a national one especially for people with the Belgian nationality.
This was the former. It saw the Belgians on the first places with Devos in top form, scoring perhaps his most impressive tournament win. The results were given in .
- All the games.
- La Nation Belge 04-14/08/1936