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Tournament: 35th British Chess Championship • 19 of 66 games (plus 15 fragments and 17 subsidiary games/part-games)
Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, London • Dates: 30 August - 10 Sept 1948Download PGN • Last Edited: Sunday 12 November, 2017 3:45 PM

1948 British Chess Championship

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts
1 Broadbent,Reginald Joseph
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½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 8.5
2 Thomas,George Alan ½
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½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 7.0
3 Milner-Barry,Philip Stuart ½ ½
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1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 7.0
4 Wood,Baruch Harold 0 ½ 0
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½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 7.0
5 Golombek,Harry 0 0 ½ ½
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1 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 7.0
6 Wood,Gabriel Jacquin 0 0 ½ 0 0
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1 1 1 1 ½ 1 6.0
7 Alexander,Conel Hugh O'Donel ½ ½ ½ 0 0 0
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½ 1 1 ½ 1 5.5
8 Newman,Richard Hilary 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½
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½ ½ 1 1 4.5
9 Aitken,James Macrae 0 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½
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½ ½ ½ 4.0
10 Winter,William ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½
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½ ½ 3.5
11 Morry,William Ritson ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½
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0 3.0
12 Abrahams,Gerald 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1
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3.0
n.b. this was the last time the British Chess Championship was held as an all-play-all tournament

1948 British Ladies' Chess Championship

    1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts
1 Price,Edith Charlotte
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00 11 01 11 11 7.0
2 Bruce,Rowena Mary 11
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½0 ½1 01 ½1 6.5
3 Tranmer,Eileen Betsy 00 ½1
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10 11 6.0
4 Henniker-Heaton,Mary 10 ½0 01
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10 01 4.5
5 Wheelwright,Amy Eleanor 00 10 01
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11 4.5
6 Cobbold,Helen Muriel 00 ½0 00 10 00
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1.5

n.b. Monica Henniker-Heaton corrected to Mary Henniker-Heaton (16 Aug 2017). The player's full name was in fact Mary Araluen Elizabeth Anne Henniker-Heaton (1904-1972).


1948 BCF Premier Tournament

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts
1 Penrose,Jonathan
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0 1 1 1 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 1 7.5
2 Penrose,Oliver 1
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0 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 0 1 7.5
3 Sergeant,Edward Guthlac 0 1
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0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 7.5
4 Truscott,Alan Fraser 0 0 1
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1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 7.5
5 Wallis,Philip Norman 0 ½ 0 0
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1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7.5
6 Hirsch,Kurt August ½ ½ 0 ½ 0
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1 1 ½ 0 1 ½ 5.5
7 Znosko-Borovsky,Eugene ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 0
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1 1 ½ ½ 1 5.5
8 Hooper,David Vincent 1 ½ 0 0 0 0 0
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1 ½ ½ 1 4.5
9 Perkins,Nicholas Anthony 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0
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1 1 ½ 4.0
10 Rhodes,Herbert Gibson ½ 0 ½ 0 0 1 ½ ½ 0
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0 0 3.0
11 Horseman,Derek Geoffrey 0 1 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 1
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0 3.0
12 Barden,Leonard William 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 1 1
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3.0

 

1948 Jonathan Penrose
From the Times, 31 August 1948

The prize-winners were—

Championship: 1st, R. J. Broadbent; 2nd equal, H. Golombek, P. S. Milner-Barry, Sir G. A. Thomas, B. H. Wood.

Ladies’ Championship: 1st, Miss Price; 2nd, Mrs. Bruce.

Premier: 1st equal, J. Penrose, O. Penrose, E. G. Sergeant, A. F. Truscott, and P. N. Wallis.

Major A: 1st, H. I. Woolverton; 2nd, J. Ansell; 3rd equal, P. A. Ursell, J. H. Pollitt, and H. Saunders.

Major B: 1st, V. J. A. Russ; 2nd, C. B. Heath; 3rd equal, J. B. Goodman, R. A. Wagstaff, and R. Speirs.

Major C: 1st, C. S. Hunter; 2nd equal, R. F. Boxall, and H. G. Wright.

First A: 1st, P. B. Cook; 2nd, L. Derby; 3rd, J. W. Smith.

First B: 1st, N. Hammond; 2nd equal, A. P. Lacy-Huibert, P. Aherne, and B. L. Wilkinson.

First C: 1st, J. Kenyon; 2nd, J. Sander; 3rd, Dr. J. Fine.

Second: 1st, D. A. Thomas; 2nd, T. E. Barnett; 3rd, E. G. Ansell.

Combined Junior and Third Class (played under Swiss system): Ist, V. Tarnofsky; 2nd, J. H. Springall; 3rd equal, D. C. Coomber, G. B. Lowe, K. S. Proctor, and R. F. Griffiths.