Time and Tide

Annotated Master Tournaments from before the Internet age!

From November of 1942 of Chess Review there is the opening games of the Reshevsky – Kashdan match for the U.S. Championship. The allies were landing in North Africa, Operation Torch. The Germans and Soviets were in a death grip at Stalingrad. Along with Midway and El Alamein, Stalingrad was the turning point in World War 2. All in the fateful year 1942.

From 1985 there is the Zagreb Tournament won by Jan Timman, as covered by New In Chess in it’s July issue. Zagreb is in the former Yugoslavia.

Finally Volume 7, Issue 5 of Inside Chess from 1994 with it’s Tournament Roundup section.

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