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Tournament: 36th British Chess Championship • 47 of a possible 176 games (plus many game fragments and 4 games from subsidiary events)
Venue: Felixstowe • Dates: 8-19 August 1949Download PGN • Last Edited: Sunday 15 April, 2018 5:13 PM

1949 British Chess Championship

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Points
1
Golombek,Harry
◊ 1/18 ♦ 1/26 ◊ 1/8 ♦ 1/15 ◊ ½/9 ♦ 1/4 ♦ 0/11 ◊ 1/5 ◊ 1/3 ♦ ½/2 ♦ ½/7 8.5
2
Fazekas,Stefan
◊ ½/32 ♦ 0/30 ◊ 1/25 ♦ 1/28 ◊ 1/7 ♦ 1/9 ♦ ½/5 ◊ ½/11 ♦ 1/17 ◊ ½/1 ♦ 1/4 8.0
3
Horne,Dennis Morton
◊ ½/4 ♦ ½/7 ◊ 0/26 ♦ 1/32 ◊ 1/31 ◊ 1/6 ◊ 1/9 ♦ 1/16 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 1/11 ♦ 1/5 8.0
4
Thomas,George Alan
♦ ½/3 ◊ 1/17 ♦ ½/21 ◊ 1/10 ♦ ½/16 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 1/14 ◊ 1/12 ♦ 1/11 ◊ ½/5 ◊ 0/2 7.0
5
Bowen,Alfred William
◊ 1/25 ♦ ½/8 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 0/9 ◊ 1/15 ♦ 1/16 ◊ ½/2 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 1/19 ♦ ½/4 ◊ 0/3 6.5
6
Thomas,Andrew Rowland Benedick
◊ 1/28 ♦ ½/32 ◊ ½/30 ♦ ½/7 ◊ ½/26 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 0/20 ♦ ½/13 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 1/16 ◊ 1/17 6.5
7
Tylor,Theodore Henry
♦ ½/31 ◊ ½/3 ♦ 1/12 ◊ ½/6 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/8 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 1/26 ♦ 1/9 ◊ ½/17 ◊ ½/1 6.5
8
Fuller,John Arthur
◊ 1/24 ◊ ½/5 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 1/17 ♦ 0/12 ♦ 0/7 ◊ ½/23 ♦ 1/30 ◊ 1/15 ♦ 1/19 ◊ ½/11 6.5
9
Fairhurst,William Albert
◊ 1/27 ◊ ½/21 ♦ 1/11 ◊ 1/5 ♦ ½/1 ◊ 0/2 ♦ 0/3 ♦ 1/20 ◊ 0/7 ♦ ½/14 ◊ 1/12 6.5
10
Broadbent,Reginald Joseph
◊ 0/26 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 1/32 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 0/20 ♦ 1/13 ◊ 1/7 ♦ 0/17 ♦ 1/28 ◊ ½/12 ◊ 1/14 6.5
11
Hooper,David Vincent
◊ 1/20 ♦ ½/15 ◊ 0/9 ♦ 1/23 ◊ 1/30 ♦ 1/21 ◊ 1/1 ♦ ½/2 ◊ 0/4 ♦ 0/3 ♦ ½/8 6.5
12
Barden,Leonard William
◊ 0/14 ♦ 1/24 ◊ 0/7 ♦ 1/27 ◊ 1/8 ♦ ½/26 ◊ 1/21 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 1/16 ♦ ½/10 ♦ 0/9 6.0
13
Penrose,Oliver
♦ 0/21 ◊ 1/27 ♦ 0/16 ◊ ½/19 ♦ ½/17 ◊ 0/10 ♦ 1/31 ◊ ½/6 ♦ 1/29 ◊ 1/20 ◊ ½/15 6.0
14
Hunter,Charles Stanley
♦ 1/12 ◊ ½/16 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 1/29 ♦ 0/21 ♦ 1/15 ◊ 0/4 ♦ ½/19 ◊ 1/23 ◊ ½/9 ♦ 0/10 5.5
15
Parr,Frank
♦ 1/19 ◊ ½/11 ♦ 1/29 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 0/14 ♦ 1/28 ◊ ½/18 ♦ 0/8 ◊ 1/21 ♦ ½/13 5.5
16
Newman,Richard Hilary
◊ 1/22 ♦ ½/14 ◊ 1/13 ♦ ½/30 ◊ ½/4 ◊ 0/5 ♦ 1/26 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/12 ♦ 0/6 ◊ 1/23 5.5
17
Israel,Harold
◊ ½/23 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 1/20 ♦ 0/8 ◊ ½/13 ♦ 1/31 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 1/10 ◊ 0/2 ♦ ½/7 ♦ 0/6 5.5
18
Penrose,Jonathan
♦ 0/1 ◊ 0/10 ♦ 0/27 ◊ 1/24 ◊ 1/32 ♦ 1/22 ◊ 0/17 ♦ ½/15 ◊ 0/6 ♦ 1/29 ♦ ½/20 5.0
19
Phillips,Alan
◊ 0/15 ♦ ½/25 ◊ ½/24 ♦ ½/13 ◊ ½/23 ♦ 1/28 ♦ 1/30 ◊ ½/14 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 0/8 ♦ ½/22 5.0
20
Stone,Joseph
♦ 0/11 ◊ ½/22 ♦ 0/17 ◊ 1/25 ♦ 1/10 ◊ ½/30 ♦ 1/6 ◊ 0/9 ♦ ½/21 ♦ 0/13 ◊ ½/18 5.0
21
Aitken,James Macrae
◊ 1/13 ♦ ½/9 ◊ ½/4 ♦ ½/26 ◊ 1/14 ◊ 0/11 ♦ 0/12 ♦ ½/23 ◊ ½/20 ♦ 0/15 ◊ ½/24 5.0
22
Bonham,Reginald Walter
♦ 0/16 ♦ ½/20 ◊ 0/28 ◊ 0/31 ♦ 1/25 ◊ 0/18 ♦ ½/29 ◊ ½/24 ◊ 1/32 ♦ 1/30 ◊ ½/19 5.0
23
Friedman,Otto
♦ ½/17 ◊ 0/29 ♦ 1/31 ◊ 0/11 ♦ ½/19 ◊ 1/27 ♦ ½/8 ◊ ½/21 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 1/26 ♦ 0/16 5.0
24
Derby,Leo
♦ 0/8 ◊ 0/12 ♦ ½/19 ♦ 0/18 ◊ 0/27 ◊ 1/29 ♦ ½/32 ♦ ½/22 ◊ 1/25 ◊ 1/28 ♦ ½/21 5.0
25
Harris,Peter
♦ 0/5 ◊ ½/19 ♦ 0/2 ♦ 0/20 ◊ 0/22 ◊ 1/32 ♦ 1/27 ◊ 0/28 ♦ 0/24 ◊ 1/31 ♦ 1/26 4.5
26
Sergeant,Edward Guthlac
♦ 1/10 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 1/3 ◊ ½/21 ♦ ½/6 ◊ ½/12 ◊ 0/16 ♦ 0/7 ◊ ½/30 ♦ 0/23 ◊ 0/25 4.0
27
Rhodes,Herbert Gibson
♦ 0/9 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 1/18 ◊ 0/12 ♦ 1/24 ♦ 0/23 ◊ 0/25 ◊ 0/29 ♦ ½/31 ◊ 1/32 ♦ ½/28 4.0
28
Riley,Douglas Eric Arnold
♦ 0/6 ◊ ½/31 ♦ 1/22 ◊ 0/2 ♦ 1/29 ◊ 0/19 ◊ 0/15 ♦ 1/25 ◊ 0/10 ♦ 0/24 ◊ ½/27 4.0
29
Bruce,Ronald Mackay
◊ ½/30 ♦ 1/23 ◊ 0/15 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 0/28 ♦ 0/24 ◊ ½/22 ♦ 1/27 ◊ 0/13 ◊ 0/18 ♦ 1/32 4.0
30
Woolverton,Harry Ivor
♦ ½/29 ◊ 1/2 ♦ ½/6 ◊ ½/16 ♦ 0/11 ♦ ½/20 ◊ 0/19 ◊ 0/8 ♦ ½/26 ◊ 0/22 ♦ ½/31 4.0
31
Russ,Victor John Anthony
◊ ½/7 ♦ ½/28 ◊ 0/23 ♦ 1/22 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 0/17 ◊ 0/13 ♦ 0/32 ◊ ½/27 ♦ 0/25 ◊ ½/30 3.0
32
Abrahams,Gerald
♦ ½/2 ◊ ½/6 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/18 ♦ 0/25 ◊ ½/24 ◊ 1/31 ♦ 0/22 ♦ 0/27 ◊ 0/29 2.5

n.b. this was the first British Chess Championship to be played using Swiss system pairings rather than all-play-all


1949 British Ladies Championship

1949 British Ladies' Chess Championship

Draw order (and biographical information) for the Ladies' Championship: 1 Joan Frances Doulton (later Hay, 1913-92), 2 R Seyd*, 3 Agnes Margaret Crum (1879-1961), 4 Cicely Mary Murphy (of Whitchurch, Shropshire; 1904-90), 5 Mary Araluen Elizabeth Anne Henniker-Heaton (1904-72, obit in BCM, March 1972, p97), 6 Rowena Mary Bruce (1915-99), 7 Eileen Betsy Tranmer, 8 Mary Dew (née Rowe, 1885-1958), 9 J S Rees (of Northampton, in 1967), 10 Margaret Penrose (née Leathes, later Newman 1901-89), 11 Helen Muriel Cobbold (née Blagg, 1877-1952), 12 Violet Hilda Caine (of Ipswich: Suffolk women's champion, 1897-74; previously Violet Hilda Gretton (by deed poll in 1930) but née Waterhouse, she m. Gerald T Caine in 1939) (1948 pairing rules apply) (* may have been Melita Ida Elizabeth Seyd (née Krohn, 1874-1959), married to Richard Ernest Nathaniel Joseph Seyd 1871-1952 - hence the 'Mrs R Seyd' - she was Hon.Sec. of the Women's Suffrage Society in 1911 - they lived in Kensington in the 1930s and in Bexhill after the war - Mrs R Seyd was a regular player at Hastings CC)


Subsidiary Events

Major A: 1st S. C. Davey; 2nd H. H. Cole; 3rd F. F. L. Alexander.

Major B: 1st D. V. Mardle; 2nd equal, D. M. Andrew and C. Duffield.

Major C: 1st P. B. Cook; 2nd J. J. O'Hanlon; 3rd, G. Sutton.

First A: 1st G. F. Harris; 2nd, J. D. Thorn; 3rd, Rev. E. C. Mortimer.

First B: 1st, S. Wilkinson; 2nd, C. Cordel; 3rd, Rev. A. P. Lacy Hulbert.

First C: 1st, N. Clissold; 2nd, D. Gould; 3rd, A. T. Watson.

Second A: 1st, A. G. Midgley; 2nd, E. J. de Ree; 3rd, P. M. Shaw.

Second B: 1st equal, P. B. Sarson and S. Sedgwick; 3rd equal, A. F. Crooks, P. T. Kerstein and F. Matthews.

Third Class: 1st equal, C. H. Matthews and G. O. J. Melitus; 3rd T. E. Cook.


File Updated

Date Notes
13 Apr 2016 Original upload
15 Apr 2016 Two more games from subsidiary events, supplied by Brian Denman, and one by Gerard Killoran, for which many thanks.
17 Apr 2016 Eight more complete games played by Ron Bruce in the Championship. Three of Bruce's games were already there so this completes the set for this player. I remembered that I had already downloaded a large file of Ron Bruce games which Bob Jones input from scorebooks. Thanks to Bob.
18 Apr 2016 Nine new games by William Fairhurst and one existing game played by him corrected from BCM's version of the score. These came from Alan McGowan's Fairhurst collection, for which many thanks.
12 Nov 2017 Results added.
15 Apr 2018 Added game fragment J.Penrose-A.Thomas (Rd 9.11).