Women's World Chess Championship 1930

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The 2nd Women's World Chess Championship took place during the 3rd Chess Olympiad in Hamburg. The tournament was played as a double round-robin tournament. Vera Menchik successfully defended her title. She lost her only ever Women's World Championship game to Paula Wolf-Kalmar. The final results were as follows:[1][2][3][4]

Player 1 2 3 4 5 Total
1  Vera Menchik (TCH) - ½ 1 0 1 1 1 1 1
2  Paula Wolf-Kalmar (AUT) ½ 0 - 1 0 1 1 1 1
3  Wally Henschel (GER) 1 0 0 1 - 1 1 0 ½
4  Katarina Beskow (SWE) 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 2
5  Agnes Stevenson (ENG) 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanisław Gawlikowski Olimpiady szachowe 1924 - 1974 Wyd. Sport i Turystyka, Warszawa 1978
  2. ^ femminile
  3. ^ Campeonato Mundo femenino Hamburgo 1930
  4. ^ http://www.mark-weeks.com/chess/2739$wix.htm