Signed Letter and Pamphlet from George Koltanowski (Chess Champion)

US$284.00

Letter in very good+ condition, typed and signed by George Koltanowski. Accompanied by a signed pamphlet announcing his International Chess Tournament. August 1946.

Letter offers his services, both games and lectures on Chess to a local chess club.

George Koltanowski (1903 – 2000) was a Belgian-born American chess player, promot er, and writer. Heset the world's blindfold record on 20 September 1937, in Edinburgh, by playing 34 chess games simultaneously while blindfolded, making headline news around the world. He also set a record in 1960 for playing 56 consecutive blindfold games at ten seconds per move