References: Books

    (Books in bold have been thoroughly mined for results at least up to 1902)
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        Fiala, Vlastimil. 11th Congress of the German Chess Association, Cologne 1898. Moravian, 1997.
  24. Fiala. The Hague 1873
        Fiala, Vlastimil. First Congress of the Dutch Chess Association: The Hague 1873. Moravian, 2005.
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        Fiala, Vlastimil. Oldřich Duras, Master of Chess Combination, Vol.1. Moravian, 2014.
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        Fiske, Daniel W. The Book of the First American Chess Congress. Rudd and Carleton, 1859 (Olms, 1985).
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  30. Gaige. Chess Tournament Crosstables I
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  32. Gaige. Chess Tournament Crosstables III
        Gaige, Jeremy. Chess Tournament Crosstables, vol. III (1911-1920). Self-published, 1972.
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        Gaige, Jeremy. Chess Tournament Crosstables, vol. IV (1921-1930). Self-published, 1974.
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  60. Landsberger. Steinitz Papers
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