Originally Posted by timnz
Tell us more about the 1936 World Championship Paris. I think you've mentioned it before. What do you know about it? It obviously isn't the French Pro because Cochet won that in 1936.
timnz, I don't know too much, alas.
The 1936 Paris World Championship was held in August (no exact date). Nüsslein beat Tilden in SF and Cochet (in straight sets) in final. The schedule was made probably to push Cochet into the final. I do know that Plaa, Ramillon and A. Burke participated.
If I remember well, Tilden betted before the tournament that Cochet would win.