5th Chess Olympiad

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The 5th Chess Olympiad, organized by the FIDE and comprising an open[1] and (unofficial) women's tournament, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between July 12 and July 23, 1933, in Folkestone, United Kingdom. The 4th Women's World Chess Championship also took place during the Olympiad.

Results[edit]

Team standings[edit]

# Country Players Points
1  United States Kashdan, Marshall, Fine, Dake, Simonson 39
2  Czechoslovakia Flohr, Treybal K., Rejfíř, Opočenský, Skalička 37½
3  Sweden Ståhlberg, Stoltz, Lundin, Berndtsson 34
4  Poland Tartakower, Frydman, Regedziński, Appel, Makarczyk 34
5 Hungary Hungary Maróczy, Steiner L., Vajda, Havasi, Lilienthal 34
6  Austria Grünfeld, Eliskases, Glass, Müller, Igel 33½
7  Lithuania Mikėnas, Vaitonis, Vistaneckis, Luckis, Abramavičius 30½
8  France Alekhine, Betbeder, Kahn, Duchamp, Voisin 28
9  Latvia Apšenieks, Petrovs, Feigins, Hasenfuss 27½
10 United Kingdom Great Britain Sultan Khan, Thomas, Winter, Michell, Alexander 27
11  Italy Rosselli del Turco, Monticelli, Sacconi, Norcia, Campolongo 24½
12  Denmark Andersen, Enevoldsen, Gemzøe, Nielsen B., Nielsen J. 22½
13  Belgium Soultanbeieff, Dunkelblum, Engelmann, Devos 17
14  Iceland Ásgeirsson, Gilfer, Þorvaldsson, Sigurðsson 17
15  Scotland Fairhurst, Page, MacIsaac, MacKenzie, Combe 14

The English team still went under the name of Great Britain, even though it only consisted of English players and Scotland participated with their own team.

Estonia was supposed to participate, but the team never showed up.

Individual medals[edit]

Board 1 Board 2 Board 3 Board 4 Reserve
France Alexander Alekhine 9½ / 12
79.2
United States Frank Marshall 7 / 10
70.0
Sweden Erik Lundin 10 / 14
71.4
Czechoslovakia Karel Opočenský 11½ / 13
88.5
Hungary Andor Lilienthal 10 / 13
76.9
United States Isaac Kashdan 10 / 14
71.4
France Louis Betbeder 8 / 18
66.7
United States Reuben Fine 9 / 13
69.2
United States Arthur Dake 10 / 13
76.9
Lithuania Leonardas Abramavičius 6 / 9
66.7
Poland Savielly Tartakower
Czechoslovakia Salo Flohr
9 / 14
64.3
Poland Paulino Frydman 7½ / 12
62.5
Latvia Movsas Feigins 9 / 14
64.3
Austria Hans Müller 9 / 13
69.2
United Kingdom C. H. O'Donel Alexander 7 / 11
63.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Although commonly referred to as the men's division, this section is open to both male and female players.