3rd Chess Olympiad

The 3rd Chess Olympiad, organized by the FIDE and comprising an open[1] and women's tournament, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between July 13 and July 27, 1930, in Hamburg, Germany. The 2nd Women's World Chess Championship also took place during the Olympiad.

The Polish gold medalists: Frydman, Tartakower (1st and 2nd from the left), Rubinstein (centre), Makarczyk, and Przepiórka (2nd and 3rd from the right).

ResultsEdit

Team standingsEdit

# Country Players Points
1   Poland Rubinstein, Tartakower, Przepiórka, Makarczyk, Frydman 48½
2   Hungary Maróczy, Takács, Vajda, Havasi, Steiner E. 47
3   Germany Ahues, Sämisch, Carls, Richter, Wagner 44½
4   Austria Kmoch, Müller, Eliskases, Lokvenc, Wolf 43½
5   Czechoslovakia Flohr, Treybal K., Rejfíř, Prokeš, Pokorný 42½
6   United States Kashdan, Marshall, Phillips, Steiner H., Anderson 41½
7   Netherlands Weenink, Van den Bosch, Noteboom, Landau, Schelfhout 41
8   Great Britain Sultan Khan, Yates, Thomas, Winter, Tylor 40½
9   Sweden Ståhlberg, Berndtsson, Stoltz, Lundin, Jacobson 40
10   Latvia Apšenieks, Petrovs, Feigins, Taube 35
11   Denmark Andersen, Ruben, Desler, Olsen, Gemzøe 31
12   France Alekhine, Betbeder, Gromer, Duchamp, Voisin 28½
13   Romania Baratz, Balogh, Tyroler, Henry Taubmann, Gudju 28½
14   Lithuania Machtas, Šeinbergas, Vistaneckis, Abramavičius, Kolodnas 22½
15   Iceland Gilfer, Ásgeirsson, Thorvaldsson, Guðmundsson 22
16   Spain Marín y Llovet, Golmayo Torriente, Lafora, Ribera, Soler 21½
17   Finland Rasmusson, Krogius, Larsen, Gauffin, Rahm 18
18   Norway Olsen, Hovind, Kavlie-Jørgensen, Krogdahl, Halvorsen 16

Team resultsEdit

Place Country 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 + = Points
1   Poland - 2 2 2 3 4 3 4 4 12 2 3 48½
2   Hungary ½ - 2 2 3 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 3 10 3 4 47
3   Germany 2 2 - 3 2 ½ 3 3 3 2 3 4 11 2 4 44½
4   Austria 2 2 1 - 2 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 2 3 4 8 2 7 43½
5   Czechoslovakia 2 2 - 2 ½ 1 2 2 4 3 10 2 5 42½
6   United States 2 1 0 2 - 2 2 3 3 4 4 10 3 4 41½
7   Netherlands 2 - 3 3 1 3 4 2 10 5 2 41
8   Great Britain 1 2 1 2 - 2 3 2 3 10 3 4 40½
9   Sweden 0 2 1 2 ½ 2 2 - 2 3 3 3 4 9 3 5 40
10   Latvia 1 ½ ½ 3 1 2 - 1 2 3 3 4 3 2 7 7 3 35
11   Denmark ½ ½ 1 2 1 3 - 2 2 1 3 4 5 9 3 31
12   France ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 2 2 - 3 3 6 9 2 28½
13   Romania 1 ½ 2 ½ 1 1 2 - 1 4 11 2 28½
14   Lithuania 0 ½ 1 2 ½ 3 2 ½ 1 3 ½ 3 - 0 1 1 2 3 11 3 22½
15   Iceland 0 0 2 ½ 0 1 ½ 0 1 ½ 4 - 1 4 12 1 22
16   Spain 0 0 2 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½ 3 3 - 2 2 13 2 21½
17   Finland ½ 0 1 1 ½ 0 0 1 ½ 2 1 3 ½ 2 - 2 1 13 3 18
18   Norway ½ 1 0 0 ½ 0 2 ½ 0 ½ 0 2 2 - 1 13 3 16

Individual medalsEdit

The individual ratings were solely based on number of points scored. No board order was applied and only top three individual results were awarded with a prize.[2]

  • Gold medal won Akiba Rubinstein (Poland), scoring 15/17 (88.2%);
  • Silver medal won Salo Flohr (Czechoslovakia), scoring 14.5/17 (85.3%);
  • Bronze medal won Isaac Kashdan (USA), scoring 14/17 (82.4%).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Although commonly referred to as the men's division, this section is open to both male and female players.
  2. ^ OlimpBase :: 3rd Chess Olympiad, Hamburg 1930, information