Ernst Larsson

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Ernst Larsson (1897–1963) was a Swedish chess master.


He won in the Swedish Chess Championship at Borås 1936. He also won against José Raúl Capablanca in a simultaneous game at Stockholm 1928,[1] tied for 3rd-4th at Falun 1934, took 2nd, behind Gösta Danielsson, at Göteborg 1935 (Quadrangular), took 3rd at Härnösand 1935, tied for 3rd-4th at Kalmar 1938 (Erik Lundin won), and tied for 8-9th at Örebro 1938 (Gideon Ståhlberg won).[2] In September 1935, he played in a match Sweden vs Germany (Scheveningen system) in Zoppot (Sopot), and took 5-6th individual result (3.5/8).[3] In June 1938, playing in a match Germany vs. Scandinavia in Bremen, he lost to Carl Ahues (0.5–1.5).[4][5]


He represented Sweden in the 6th Chess Olympiad at Warsaw 1935 (the reserve board),[6] and in 3rd unofficial Chess Olympiad at Munich 1936 (the seventh board).[7]