9th Chess Olympiad

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The official poster for the Olympiad.

The 9th Chess Olympiad, organized by the FIDE and comprising an open team tournament,[1] as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between August 20 and September 11, 1950, in Dubrovnik, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia (present day Croatia). 84 players from 16 nations played a total of 480 games.

Results[edit]

Team standings[edit]

# Country Players Points
1  Yugoslavia Gligorić, Pirc, Trifunović, Rabar, Vidmar Jr., Puc 45½
2  Argentina Najdorf, Bolbochán Jul., Guimard, Rossetto, Pilnik 43½
3  West Germany Unzicker, Schmid, Pfeiffer, Rellstab, Staudte 40½
4  United States Reshevsky, Steiner, Horowitz, Shainswit, Kramer G., Evans 40
5  Netherlands Euwe, van Scheltinga, Prins, Cortlever, Kramer H., Donner 37
6  Belgium O'Kelly, Dunkelblum, Devos, Thibaut, Van Schoor 32
7  Austria Beni, Busek, Müller, Palda, Lambert 31½
8  Chile Castillo, Flores, Letelier, Maccioni 30½
9  France Tartakower, Rossolimo, Hugot, Kesten, Chaudé de Silans, Crépeaux 28½
10  Finland Böök, Ojanen, Niemi, Niemelä, Helle, Heikinheimo 28
11  Sweden Sköld, Johansson, Bergkvist A., Bergkvist N., Lindquist, Stenborg 27½
12  Italy Castaldi, Nestler, Porreca, Giustolisi, Primavera 25
13  Denmark Poulsen, Enevoldsen, Pedersen, Kupferstich, Nielsen 22
14  Peru Canal, Súmar, Zapata, Pinzón Solis 21½
15  Norway Myhre, Vestøl, Morcken, Kongshavn, Opsahl 15
16  Greece Mastihiadis, Panagopoulos, Zografakis, Boulahanis, Othoneos 12

Individual medals[edit]

The prizes for best individual results went to:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Although commonly referred to as the men's division, this section is open to both male and female players.
  2. ^ 9th Chess Olympiad, Dubrovnik 1950 at olimpbase.org