Ernst Jacobson

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Ernst Jacobson (31 January 1889, Stockholm – 8 February 1963, Stockholm)[1] was a Swedish chess master.

He took 8th at Copenhagen 1916 (the 9th Nordic Chess Championship, Paul Johner won),[2] took 2nd at Stockholm 1916, tied for 7-8th at Göteborg 1920 (B-tournament, Johner won),[3] took 3rd and won ahead of Karl Berndtsson and Gustaf Nyholm at Jönköping 1921, and took 4th at Uppsala 1923 (Allan Nilsson and Anton Olson won).[4]

He thrice represented Sweden in Chess Olympiads at London 1927, The Hague 1928, and Hamburg 1930,[5] and played in friendly matches Germany vs. Sweden (1922) and Stockholm vs. Leningrad (1926).[6]


  1. ^ Gaige, Jeremy (1987), Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography, McFarland, p. 191, ISBN 0-7864-2353-6 
    Note: Chess Personalia spells his last name "Jacobsen", but this may be a typo. The entry is alphabetized as if it were spelled "Jacobson" and Gaige uses that spelling in other works such as his tournament crosstables.
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  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-04. Retrieved 2012-02-19.  Name Index to Jeremy Gaige's Chess Tournament Crosstables, An Electronic Edition, Anders Thulin, Malmö, 2004-09-01
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