EXHIBITION "CHESS OLYMPIADS''. Frame 2. (Volume of 96 sheets - 6 frames x 16 sheets). EXHIBITOR Vladislav AMIGUD. St. Petersburg, RUSSIA (2007) 

p017 VII World Chess Olympiad (Stockholm, 31.07 - 14.08.37) was won the team of USA headed by S.Reshevsky. It was 4th in succession the victory of a team of USA - a new record of Olympiads. (IV - Prague, 1931; V - Folkestone, 1933; VI - Warsaw, 1935; VII - Stockholm, 1937). * World champion M. Euwe headed a team of Holland (6th place). * S.Reshevsky on the block of Comoro islands (1999). * The letter with special postmark from VII World Chess Olympiad

p018 VIII World Chess Olympiad (Buenos Aires 24.08. - 19.09.39) was held for the first time not in Europe and for the first time with semifinals and the final. From 1st day of the final was begun with the 2nd world war. Teams of the struggling countries did not play with each other, to them awarded on 2 points. The team of Germany has won. * The stamp of Poland in memory of the beginning of 2nd world war. * J-R. Capablanca (11,5 from 16) competed to A.Alehin (12,5 of 16) on the first board. But the first place was awarded Capablanca - in the final he has collected on point more. It was first and last play Capablanca on Chess Olympiads. For A. Alehin`s it was 5th and as last Chess Olympiad.

p019 The ancient city of Dubrovnik accepted IX World Chess Olympiad (20.08 - 10.09.1950). * For the first time on chess Olympiads the team of Yugoslavia has won. For the first time the World Chess Olympiad is marked by release of stamps. (Mail of Yugoslavia). * Dubrovnik (the Engraving XV в). * V.Pirc - one of leaders of a team of winners. The participant of chess Olympiads since 1931. * Special postmark of mail of Yugoslavia in honour of IX World Chess Olympiad. (the Autograph of the leader of winners - S.Gligorich.)

p020 Chess players of the USSR was debuting on the X World Chess Olympiad (Helsinki 10 - 31.08.1950) and have won her, having started a series of victories on 12 Olympiads in succession. * The first Soviet champions of Chess Olympiad: P.Keres, V. Smyslov, D.Bronshtein, E.Geller, I.Boleslavsky, A.Kotov. * P.Keres was playing already on 4-th Olympiad and already had one bronze medal. V. Smyslov, as well as the others, - the debutant. * The stamp, devoted X to Chess Olympiad, has issued in day of opening of this competition.

p021 Special postmark of Dutch mail and the special envelope, devoted to XI Chess Olympiad. * The second in succession a victory of a team of the USSR, which was headed this time by world champion M.Botvinnik. V Smyslov, D.Bronshtejn and P.Keres also without defeats. * For A. Kotov this Olympiad was last. The art postal stationery envelope of mail of the USSR, devoted to the international chess tournament of memory of A.Kotova.

p022 XII World Chess Olympiad was held in Moscow (31.08 - 24.09.1956 at the Central theatre of the Soviet Army. * The team of the USSR, headed by M.Botvinnik has won in third time in succession. M.Tajmanov has replaced A.Kotov''s in team. * Special postmark of mail of the USSR, devoted to XII Chess Olympiad, had not time to make to opening Olympiad. He was applied from 7.09.56. and with 31.08 till 7.09 was applied the special postmark with the text « Chess World Championship ".

p023 XIII World Chess Olympiad was held in Munich (30.09 - 23.10.1958), which celebrated a 800-anniversary. For the first time teams of the countries of Africa have taken part in Chess Olympiads - the republic of South Africa and Tunis. * The fourth victory of a team of the USSR (M.Botvinnik, V. Smyslov, P.Keres, D.Bronshtein and debutants - the champion of the USSR M.Tal and T.Petrosjan). * D.Bronshtein on his last Olympiad has again shown the best result on the board. * The best results on the boards have shown also P.Keres, T.Petrosjan and M.Tal, and M.Tal result were absolute the best on Olympiad: 13,5 points from 15 (90 %)!!!

p024 XIV World Chess Olympiad has opened 16.10.1960 in Leipzig in building Ringmessehaus and was finished 9.11.60 the fifth in succession by a victory of a team of the USSR. There is a new record of Olympiads! Besides at the USSR one more, really a unique record - ALL 11 played matches are won ! * The Ringmessehaus - a place of realization of Olympiad. * In a team of the USSR debuted V.Korchnoy, and in a team of USA 17-years R.Fisher debuted on 1st board. His party with world champion M.Tal was finished in a draw.

p025 Special the postmarks in Leipzig and Berlin (identical) were used 19.09.60 as a postmarks of "the First day" for a series of stamps of mail of GDR devoted to XIV Chess Olympiad. * During of Olympiad this the postmarks were used daily as the calendar special postmarks.

p026 F.I.D.E. - a member of UNESCO. The cultural program - festivals, competitions, exhibitions on chess themes - an obligatory part of Chess Olympiads. * The roller slogan postmark of XIV Olympiad and exhibition « the Chess in centuries », was applied in September - October. In an exhibition participated more than 140 museums and libraries of the world, including the Hermitage, National a museum of Britain, Germany, Holland and other world famous treasuries.

p027 Mail of Bulgaria has noted XV World Chess Olympiad (Varna 16.09.-10.10.1962) a series of stamps in two variants (perforate and imperforate), the block, FDC and the special postmark, used in Sofia and Varna. * The special postmark was applied in Sofia 7.07.62 as a postmark of the First Day - red mastic (+ a standard postmark « the First day ») and till 31.07.62 black mastic. * ( The FDC have autographes of champions of XV Olympiad - M.Tal, E.Geller, T.Petrosjan.)

p028 The team of the USSR, headed by M.Botvinnik, was gained ordinary, the sixth in succession a victory on XV Chess Olympiad. * In a team of the USSR the was talented debutant B.Spassky. He, as well as T.Petrosjan, E.Geller and M.Tal'' - the best on the board. * During realization of Chess Olympiad in Varna for a special postmark black-violet mastic was used.

p029 XVI World chess Olympiad for the first time was held in Asia (Тel-Аviv, 2 - 25.11.1964). For the first time the number of teams has reached 50. The emblem of chess Olympiads - "chess" analogue 5 the bound Olympic rings for the first time has appeared. But the winner stay former - a team of the USSR. * Mail of Israel for the first time started propagation of forthcoming Chess Olympiad from one month up to her the beginnings, having applied machine slogan postmarks in cities of Ramat-Gana, Netanja, beer-Sheva. * The best results on the their boards have shown V.Smyslov, L.Shtein and M.Botvinnik. This Chess Olympiad was last for Botvinnik and for P.Keres.

p030 The team of Australia debuted in Tel Aviv. Thus all five inhabited continents participated the first time on Chess Olympiad. * The congress F.I.D.E. traditionally is present at the program of Chess Olympiad. The special postmark of mail of Israel, devoted to 35th Congress F.I.D.E. * A envelope and special postmark « the First day of release » for the stamps of Israel devoted to XVI World Chess Olympiad.

p031 XVII World Chess Olympiad has passed in Havana 25.10 - 18.11.1966. * Mail of Cuba has noted its series of stamps with the block and several special postmarks. * The Special postmark devoted to opening of XVII Chess Olympiad.

p032 M. Тal, Т. Petrosjan, V. Korchnoj have received individual gold medals. The first on the Olympiads the meeting B.Spassky v. R. Fisher - a drawn game. * M. Tal * B. Spassky and R. Fisher. * Mail of Romania has noted XVII Chess Olympiad release of a series of stamps. * The stamp, a special postmark and a special card are devoted to a grandiose session of simultaneous game on the square of Revolution in Havana in which participated 6840 person..

"CHESS OLYMPIADS". The collection was on display since 1986 on regional, all-Union (since 1992 - All-Russia) and the international philatelic exhibitions in the USSR and Russia, and also exhibitions abroad.
* ЭКСПОЗИЦИЯ "ШАХМАТНЫЕ ОЛИМПИАДЫ". Объем 96 листов (6 стендов по 16 листов). Коллекция экспонировалась с 1986 года на региональных, всесоюзных (с 1992 года - Всероссийских) и международных филателистических выставках в СССР и России, а также выставках за рубежом.

My collection "World Chess Olympiads" * Моя коллекция "Всемирные Шахматные Олимпиады"
From my collect * Из моей коллекции

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