Women's World Chess Championship 1937 (Stockholm olympiad)

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The sixth Women's World Chess Championship took place during the 7th Chess Olympiad, held in Stockholm, Sweden from 31 July to 14 August 1937. The final results were as follows:[1][2][3][4][5]

Player Points
1  Vera Menchik (TCH) 14
2  Clarice Benini (ITA) 10
3–4  Milda Lauberte (LAT) 9
 Sonja Graf (GER) 9
5  Mary Bain (USA)
6–7  Mona May Karff (PLE) 8
 Nelly Fišerová (TCH) 8
8–9  Ingeborg Andersson (SWE)
 Mary Gilchrist (SCO)
10–16  Róża Herman (POL) 7
 Catharina Roodzant (NED) 7
 Edith St. John (ENG) 7
 Anna Andersson (SWE) 7
 Regina Gerlecka (POL) 7
 Clara Faragó (HUN) 7
 Edith Holloway (ENG) 7
17–20  Barbara Flerow-Bułhak (POL)
 Gisela Harum (AUT)
 Salome Reischer (AUT)
 Olga Menchik (TCH)
21–22  Florence Frankland Thomson (SCO) 6
 Ingrid Larsen (DEN) 6
23  Katarina Beskow (SWE)
24  A.M.S. O'Shannon (IRL) 5
25  Ruth Bloch Nakkerud (NOR) 2
26  Elisabeth Mellbye (NOR) 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanisław Gawlikowski Olimpiady szachowe 1924 - 1974 Wyd. Sport i Turystyka, Warszawa 1978
  2. ^ ultim8games.com
  3. ^ femminile
  4. ^ Campeonato Mundo femenino Varsovia 1935
  5. ^ http://www.mark-weeks.com/chess/2739$wix.htm