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1936 Munich Unofficial Chess Olympiad Sculpture

1936/1936

World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, Missouri

World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, Missouri

For the 1936 competition, the German Chess Federation reversed this rule, and FIDE allowed individual players and countries to decide if they wanted to take part in the competition. At the urging of the president of the Polish Chess Federation, Miguel Najdorf, one of Poland’s top players, chose to participate despite his reticence to play in a competition run by Nazi powers, ultimately winning a gold medal on the second board.

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  • Title: 1936 Munich Unofficial Chess Olympiad Sculpture
  • Date Created: 1936/1936, 1936
  • Physical Dimensions: 15 3/4 in. diameter
  • Provenance: Collection of the World Chess Hall of Fame
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: ©World Chess Hall of Fame, Photo: Michael DeFilippo

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