Preserving the past and the future
This listing is closed.

Ken Whyld Association

Antikvariska Bokhandeln

Kimmo Välkesalmi


Ostrava 1940, The 4th Congress of Moravian-Silesian County
Listing # 11674
Bidder or Seller? Sign in for your status.
Listing Format: Auction
Current price : €135,00
Starting bid: €40,00
# of bids: 8
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Czech Republic
Started: 2018-06-12 06:57:17
Ended: 2018-06-19 20:36:11
Seller: chessbookshop (310)  
High Bidder(s): holdco (245)
 Ask the listing owner a question
 Mail this listing to a friend!
Watch this item!

Ostrava 1940

by Jan Foltys and Miloslav Foltys

The 4th Congress of Moravian-Silesian County 

Not in LN, Not in Soukup, Mokry 131


Foltys, Jan / Foltys, Miloslav: IV. sjezd Moravskoslezske sachove zupy 1.-11. VIII. 1940.

Holesov, authors' self-edition, (1940). Orig. softcover. 52 pages, 6 photos in text. In Czech. Size 23 cm. The weight 70 grams. Published (400) copies. Not in Soukup; Not in LN; Mokry 131. 

About Good: covers a little worn and somewhat faded at the top and near spine. Spine has ca 1 cm tear ot the top. Paper label pasted on title (picture 2) – previous owner won this book as a prize in a local tournament of chess club Vitkovice Ostrava. Top corners of some pages have light traces after folding (as in picture 4). Text is OK with no writings. 

Tournament book of the 4th championship of the Moravian-Silesian county (part of the Czech Republic) held at Ostrava in 1940, written by brothers Jan and Miloslav Foltys.

The book starts with 2 articles on the 10-year history of the county. Follow 44 selected games of the Master tournament (of 66 played) - all games are annotated. The winner was Jan Foltys 9 points, ahead of Jaroslav Sajtar 8 and Karel Hromadka 7,5 points, 12 players round-robin. 3 crosstables and summary by Jan Foltys at the end.

The book was published in low edition of 400 copies. Number of copies is not stated in the book but it is known from an advertising leaflet, which was issued separately (note: the leaflet is not part of the auction).



Postage EUR (insurance included). Item weight 70g





1 kg

2 kg

Europe (airmail only)






Non-Europe (airmail)






Non-Europe (economy)






* Postage in the table applies for sending with the Czech Post. The 2-kilogram boxes to some EU countries can be sent by courier (DPD or GLS). Postage is then usually for 10-30 percent cheaper. In such a case, we need to know your (cell) phone number for carriers.

We combine shipping – you always pay just real postage. 2+ kg boxes depend on location, please ask. Postage within the Czech Republic at real costs in crowns.

Payment methods

Please select bank transfer if possible (Europayment with IBAN)


Europayment with IBAN +EUR 0   (or Paypal)

Other EU countries:

Europayment +EUR 0     or Paypal +EUR 0

Outside EU:

Paypal +EUR 0

Complete information about book description, postage and payment methods is on our website in the left column.

Questions are welcome, I shall answer immediately or the same day. If you need an additional information or if you have any questions, please email me to:



Seller accepts PayPal payments
Payment Details: see description for both payment and postage rates.
Bidding is closed for this item.
QUESTIONS/ANSWERS   -     Ask the listing owner a question
This item has been viewed times.
Copyright © 2018 LSAK chess book auctions. All Rights Reserved. No part of this web page may be reproduced in any way, or by any means, without the prior written permission of LSAK chess book auctions.

Powered By RainWorx Software