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Tournament: 40th British Chess Championship • 176 of a possible 176 games (plus 17 games from subsidiary events)
Venue: Hastings • Dates: 10 - 21 August 1953Download PGN • Last Edited: Tuesday 28 May, 2019 3:51 PM

1953 British Chess Championship

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Points
1 Yanofsky,Daniel Abraham ◊ 0/9 ♦ 1/15 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 1/4 ◊ 1/3 ◊ 1/2 ♦ 1/25 ♦ 1/8 ◊ ½/5 ♦ 1/10 ◊ 1/7 9.5
2 Milner-Barry,Philip Stuart ◊ 1/6 ♦ 1/27 ◊ 1/24 ♦ ½/3 ◊ 1/18 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 0/8 ♦ ½/4 ◊ 1/19 ♦ 1/5 ◊ 1/10 8.0
3 Wade,Robert Graham ◊ 1/16 ♦ ½/9 ◊ 1/23 ◊ ½/2 ♦ 0/1 ♦ 1/24 ◊ 1/15 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 1/8 ♦ 1/11 ◊ ½/4 7.5
4 Barden,Leonard William ◊ ½/13 ♦ 1/5 ◊ ½/9 ◊ 0/1 ♦ ½/28 ♦ 1/12 ◊ 1/20 ◊ ½/2 ♦ ½/7 ◊ 1/21 ♦ ½/3 7.0
5 Alexander,Conel Hugh O'Donel ♦ ½/7 ◊ 0/4 ♦ 1/31 ♦ ½/20 ◊ ½/12 ♦ 1/16 ◊ 1/24 ◊ 1/3 ♦ ½/1 ◊ 0/2 ◊ 1/11 7.0
6 Golombek,Harry ♦ 0/2 ♦ ½/22 ◊ ½/16 ♦ ½/27 ◊ 1/32 ◊ 1/30 ♦ ½/10 ◊ 0/7 ♦ 1/25 ◊ 1/19 ♦ 1/13 7.0
7 Thomas,Andrew Rowland Benedick ◊ ½/5 ♦ ½/12 ◊ 1/27 ♦ 0/18 ◊ ½/16 ♦ ½/14 ◊ 1/26 ♦ 1/6 ◊ ½/4 ♦ 1/8 ♦ 0/1 6.5
8 Harris,Geoffrey F ♦ 0/10 ♦ ½/16 ◊ 1/22 ◊ 1/23 ♦ ½/9 ◊ 1/11 ♦ 1/2 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 0/7 ◊ 1/18 6.0
9 Horne,Dennis Morton ♦ 1/1 ◊ ½/3 ♦ ½/4 ◊ ½/11 ◊ ½/8 ♦ 0/13 ♦ 0/19 ◊ ½/28 ♦ 1/27 ◊ 1/16 ♦ ½/15 6.0
10 Green,Arnold Yorvath ◊ 1/8 ♦ ½/11 ◊ 1/20 ♦ 0/24 ◊ 1/30 ♦ 0/15 ◊ ½/6 ♦ 1/16 ♦ 1/21 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 0/2 6.0
11 Hooper,David Vincent ◊ 1/12 ◊ ½/10 ♦ ½/30 ♦ ½/9 ◊ ½/15 ♦ 0/8 ◊ 1/18 ♦ 1/24 ◊ 1/20 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/5 6.0
12 Newman,Richard Hilary ♦ 0/11 ◊ ½/7 ♦ ½/28 ◊ 1/31 ♦ ½/5 ◊ 0/4 ♦ 1/30 ♦ 0/20 ◊ 1/17 ◊ ½/15 ♦ 1/19 6.0
13 Abrahams,Gerald ♦ ½/4 ◊ ½/28 ♦ 0/25 ◊ ½/14 ♦ 1/27 ◊ 1/9 ♦ 0/21 ◊ ½/26 ◊ 1/18 ♦ 1/20 ◊ 0/6 6.0
14 Phillips,Alan ♦ ½/26 ◊ ½/19 ♦ 0/1 ♦ ½/13 ◊ ½/31 ◊ ½/7 ♦ ½/28 ♦ 0/18 ◊ 1/32 ◊ 1/25 ♦ 1/21 6.0
15 Wise,Thomas H ♦ ½/19 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 1/17 ◊ 1/26 ♦ ½/11 ◊ 1/10 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 0/21 ◊ ½/24 ♦ ½/12 ◊ ½/9 5.5
16 Mardle,Denis Victor ♦ 0/3 ◊ ½/8 ♦ ½/6 ◊ 1/17 ♦ ½/7 ◊ 0/5 ♦ 1/29 ◊ 0/10 ♦ 1/26 ♦ 0/9 ◊ 1/24 5.5
17 Davey,Stanley Clifford ◊ ½/18 ♦ 0/24 ◊ 0/15 ♦ 0/16 ◊ 1/22 ♦ 0/29 ◊ 1/31 ♦ 1/23 ♦ 0/12 ◊ 1/26 ◊ 1/27 5.5
18 Wallis,Philip Norman ♦ ½/17 ◊ ½/26 ♦ 1/19 ◊ 1/7 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 0/25 ♦ 0/11 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 1/28 ♦ 0/8 5.0
19 Fazekas,Stefan ◊ ½/15 ♦ ½/14 ◊ 0/18 ♦ 0/21 ◊ 1/29 ♦ 1/31 ◊ 1/9 ◊ 1/25 ♦ 0/2 ♦ 0/6 ◊ 0/12 5.0
20 Cook,Percy Baldwin ♦ ½/31 ◊ 1/29 ♦ 0/10 ◊ ½/5 ♦ ½/21 ◊ 1/28 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 1/12 ♦ 0/11 ◊ 0/13 ♦ ½/22 5.0
21 Boxall,Ronald Frank ♦ 0/23 ◊ 0/25 ♦ 1/29 ◊ 1/19 ◊ ½/20 ♦ ½/26 ◊ 1/13 ♦ 1/15 ◊ 0/10 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 0/14 5.0
22 Clarke,Peter Hugh ♦ 0/30 ◊ ½/6 ♦ 0/8 ◊ ½/29 ♦ 0/17 ◊ 1/27 ♦ ½/23 ◊ 1/32 ♦ ½/28 ♦ ½/24 ◊ ½/20 5.0
23 Hemingway,Thomas Keith ◊ 1/21 ◊ ½/30 ♦ 0/3 ♦ 0/8 ◊ 0/26 ♦ ½/32 ◊ ½/22 ◊ 0/17 ♦ 1/29 ◊ ½/31 ♦ 1/28 5.0
24 Bonham,Reginald Walter ♦ 1/28 ◊ 1/17 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/10 ♦ ½/25 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 0/11 ♦ ½/15 ◊ ½/22 ♦ 0/16 4.5
25 Franklin,Michael J ◊ 0/27 ♦ 1/21 ◊ 1/13 ♦ ½/30 ◊ ½/24 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 0/19 ◊ 0/6 ♦ 0/14 ♦ ½/32 4.5
26 Rhodes,Herbert Gibson ◊ ½/14 ♦ ½/18 ◊ ½/32 ♦ 0/15 ♦ 1/23 ◊ ½/21 ♦ 0/7 ♦ ½/13 ◊ 0/16 ♦ 0/17 ◊ 1/31 4.5
27 Tylor,Theodore Henry ♦ 1/25 ◊ 0/2 ♦ 0/7 ◊ ½/6 ◊ 0/13 ♦ 0/22 ◊ 1/32 ♦ 1/30 ◊ 0/9 ◊ ½/29 ♦ 0/17 4.0
28 Israel,Harold ◊ 0/24 ♦ ½/13 ◊ ½/12 ♦ 1/32 ◊ ½/4 ♦ 0/20 ◊ ½/14 ♦ ½/9 ◊ ½/22 ♦ 0/18 ◊ 0/23 4.0
29 Woolverton,Harry Ivor ◊ ½/32 ♦ 0/20 ◊ 0/21 ♦ ½/22 ♦ 0/19 ◊ 1/17 ◊ 0/16 ♦ 1/31 ◊ 0/23 ♦ ½/27 ♦ ½/30 4.0
30 Pollitt,John H ◊ 1/22 ♦ ½/23 ◊ ½/11 ◊ ½/25 ♦ 0/10 ♦ 0/6 ◊ 0/12 ◊ 0/27 ♦ 0/31 ♦ ½/32 ◊ ½/29 3.5
31 Russ,Victor John Anthony ◊ ½/20 ♦ ½/32 ◊ 0/5 ♦ 0/12 ♦ ½/14 ◊ 0/19 ♦ 0/17 ◊ 0/29 ◊ 1/30 ♦ ½/23 ♦ 0/26 3.0
32 Goodman,John Bertram ♦ ½/29 ◊ ½/31 ♦ ½/26 ◊ 0/28 ♦ 0/6 ◊ ½/23 ♦ 0/27 ♦ 0/22 ♦ 0/14 ◊ ½/30 ◊ ½/25 3.0

 


1953 British Ladies' Chess Championship

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Points
1 Tranmer,Eileen Betsy ♦ 1/13 ◊ 1/15 ♦ 1/6 ◊ ½/4 ◊ 1/2 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 1/8 ♦ 1/5 ♦ 1/7 ◊ 1/12 ◊ 1/10 9.5
2 Bruce,Rowena Mary ♦ ½/4 ◊ 1/9 ♦ 1/7 ◊ 1/5 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 1/12 ◊ ½/3 ◊ 1/8 ♦ 1/6 ◊ 1/13 ♦ 1/14 9.0
3 Sunnucks,Patricia Anne ♦ 1/12 ◊ 1/17 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 1/6 ♦ 1/4 ◊ 1/1 ♦ ½/2 ◊ ½/7 ♦ 1/8 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 1/13 9.0
4 Bourdillon,Dodie Denise Alma ◊ ½/2 ♦ 1/8 ◊ 1/14 ♦ ½/1 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/15 ♦ ½/11 ◊ 1/17 ◊ ½/5 ♦ 1/16 ♦ 1/12 7.0
5 Murphy,Cicely Mary ◊ ½/16 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 1/3 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/15 ♦ 0/8 ♦ 1/17 ◊ 0/1 ♦ ½/4 ◊ 1/6 ♦ 1/7 7.0
6 Lauder,L (Miss) ◊ 1/11 ♦ 1/10 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 0/7 ♦ 1/14 ◊ 1/9 ♦ 1/15 ◊ 0/2 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 1/17 6.0
7 Henniker-Heaton,Mary ◊ ½/18 ♦ 1/16 ◊ 0/2 ♦ 0/8 ♦ 1/6 ◊ 1/11 ◊ 1/15 ♦ ½/3 ◊ 0/1 ♦ ½/9 ◊ 0/5 5.5
8 Musgrave,Minnie ♦ 1/9 ◊ 0/4 ♦ ½/12 ◊ 1/7 ♦ 1/13 ◊ 1/5 ♦ 0/1 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 1/20 5.5
9 Steedman,Sarah Margaret ◊ 0/8 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 0/16 ♦ 1/20 ♦ 1/10 ◊ 1/13 ♦ 0/6 ◊ 1/18 ♦ 0/12 ◊ ½/7 ♦ 1/19 5.5
10 Doulton,Joan Frances ◊ 1/19 ◊ 0/6 ♦ 0/17 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 0/9 ◊ 1/20 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 1/12 ♦ ½/15 ◊ 1/8 ♦ 0/1 5.5
11 Fletcher,L (Miss) ♦ 0/6 ◊ ½/12 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 1/16 ♦ 0/17 ♦ 0/7 ◊ ½/4 ◊ 0/13 ♦ 1/20 ◊ 1/19 ♦ ½/15 5.5
12 Craker,Jean P M ◊ 0/3 ♦ ½/11 ◊ ½/8 ♦ 1/19 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/16 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 1/9 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 0/4 5.0
13 Rees,JS (Mrs) ◊ 0/1 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 1/20 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 0/8 ♦ 0/9 ◊ 1/19 ♦ 1/11 ◊ 1/16 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 0/3 5.0
14 Battrum,Millicent Louise ♦ 0/17 ◊ 1/13 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 1/10 ♦ 0/12 ◊ 0/6 ♦ 1/20 ◊ 1/19 ◊ 1/18 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 0/2 5.0
15 Colmer,Deirdre ◊ 1/20 ♦ 0/1 ♦ 1/19 ◊ 1/17 ♦ 0/5 ◊ 1/4 ♦ 0/7 ◊ 0/6 ◊ ½/10 ♦ 0/18 ◊ ½/11 5.0
16 Hogarth,Leah Margaret ♦ ½/5 ◊ 0/7 ♦ 1/9 ♦ 0/11 ◊ 1/19 ◊ ½/17 ♦ 0/12 ◊ 1/20 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 0/4 ◊ 1/18 5.0
17 Chater,Hilda Florence ◊ 1/14 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 1/10 ♦ 0/15 ◊ 1/11 ♦ ½/16 ◊ 0/5 ♦ 0/4 ♦ 0/19 ◊ ½/20 ♦ 0/6 4.0
18 Dew,Mary ♦ ½/7 ◊ 0/5 ◊ 0/11 ◊ 0/13 ♦ ½/20 ♦ 1/19 ◊ 0/10 ♦ 0/9 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 1/15 ♦ 0/16 3.0
19 Lally,(Miss) ♦ 0/10 ♦ 1/20 ◊ 0/15 ◊ 0/12 ♦ 0/16 ◊ 0/18 ♦ 0/13 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 1/17 ♦ 0/11 ◊ 0/9 2.0
20 Anness,Lucy ♦ 0/15 ◊ 0/19 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 0/9 ◊ ½/18 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 0/14 ♦ 0/16 ◊ 0/11 ♦ ½/17 ♦ 0/8 1.0

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).

MAJOR OPEN

1-2 T. J. Beach and D. F. Griffiths 9; 3 K. R. Smith 7½; 4-6 M. Davis, K. L. Gardner, and L. A. Glyde 7; D. E. Lloyd, K. W. Lloyd, and W. J. Yeeles 6½; G. J. Martin, B. J. Moore, D. J. Pearce, Dr. J. A. Seitz, P. Starling, A. Thomson, and S. Wilkinson 6; W. Broome, B. Cafferty, J. T. Farrand, Mrs. G. Gresser, and R. C. Woodthorpe 5½; P. E. Collier, C. R. Gurnhill, H. G. Matchett, and J. D. Rosse 5; A. Hall, F. H. Senneck, and A. C. Sutton 4½; E. G. Ansell, A. Eva, T. Russell, and J. M. Soesan 4; D. Beattie, J. J. O’Hanlon, O. H. Hardy, and A. W. Tulip 3.

MINOR OPEN

L. Vine 8; B. Halliwell, P. Hamburger, A. Hills, and R. H. Rushton 7½; P. Hannan, A. C. Mercer, R. F. Streater, and G. W. White 7; D. Gould and P. M. Shaw 6½; J. Edge and W. A. Johnston 6; E. B. Chapman, Dr. J. Creed, D. Fawcett, H. F. Gook, Rev. A. P. L. Hulbert, Rev. W. R. Greenhalgh, M. Lipton, H. S. Littlechild, Rev. H. Peach, and P. H. Sullivan 5½; D. M. Polley, Rev. K. S. Proctor, and G. F. Ramsay 5; S. H. Lucas and A. T. Watson 4½; A. Archer, G. R. Evans, L. E. Fletcher, and H. Taylor 4; D. Castello, and M. Ellinger 3½; A. G. Stevens 3; W. J. C. H. Burges 2½.

Second Class A: J. J. Walsh 9½; G. A. Peck 9; Rev. H. M. Blackett and G. O. Melitus 7; P. G. Robinson 6½; H. E. Baxter 6; M. J. Wilkes 5; H. T. Piaggio 4½; R. J. Braunton 4; F. C. Shorter 3½; A. Terrett 3; Mrs. A. G. Lewis 0.

Second Class B: E. Mann 8½ W. N. Calvert and T. W. Sweby 6½; E. F. Cartwright and J. H. Wall 5½; Miss N. F. Harris and C. Hatch 4½; A. J. Davies and F. Passingham 4; G. H. Braunton 3; P. P. Crotty 2.


British Under-21 Championship

N.b. this inaugural U21 championship event was held as part of the Birmingham Easter Congress, which ran from 30 March to 11 April 1953 at the YMCA, Dale End, Birmingham. It was a 10-player all-play-all. 1 D. F. Griffiths 6½/9, 2-3 J. T. Howson, G. J. Martin 6, 4-5 K. L. Gardner, M. N. Barker 5½, 6 B. Cafferty 4½, 7-8 D. E. Lloyd, J. B. Phipps 4, 9 R. N. Shinn 2½, 10 J. H. Watts ½. Source of info: BCM, May 1953, pps 119-121. (Note that the J.T. Howson here is believed not to be the same player as the better-known J. B. (James) Howson.)


THE GIRLS’ AND BOYS’ CHAMPIONSHIPS [BCM, May 1953, pps 121-122]

... these two events, which took place in the Hastings Chess Club, the second and third weeks of April. The girls’ event [1953 British Girls' Under-18 Championship - 6-10 April, with a championship-deciding adjournment being played on 11 April] was run on American lines, with ten competitors, and resulted as follows—

(1) Myrtle Barnes 7½; (2) Mavis Stanbridge 7; (3-4) Margaret Wood (Sutton Coldfield) and Heather Carpenter 6; (5) Margaret Wood (Bicester) 5; (6) Heather Angel 4½; (7) Caroline Matthews 4; (8) Janice Millross 2½; (9) Janice Hutton 1½; (10) Coral Warner 1.

It is curious there should have been two Margaret Wood’s. The first was the previous holder of the championship (the daughter of B. H. Wood, of Sutton Coldfield), the other came from Bicester. It was quite an exciting contest. Mavis lost her last game by some very poor opening play, and the result depended on an adjourned game between Myrtle and the holder on the last morning, and the combination with which the former won the game was quite first class.

There were eighteen competitors in an Open Competition run on the Swiss System, seven rounds, and this was won by June Beckett, with a score of 6, though she lost her last game to Mary Kynaston, who was second with 5½; Ann Ricketts and M. Allwright shared the third prize with 5 each. Both the prize-winners had been coached by E. A. Coad Pryor. Miss M. Musgrave, Women’s Champion in 1938, gave away the prizes.

The 28th boys’ event [1953 British Boys' Under-18 Championship] attracted thirty-eight entries, and was run on the Swiss System, with nine rounds between Monday evening, April 13th, and Friday night, April 17th. The winner, K. F. H. Inwood, of Tiffin’s School, was the London Chess League’s nominee; he beat T. A. Landry, of William Ellis School, in the last round, by a good King’s-side attack, after the latter had overlooked the winning of a pawn earlier. Landry and G. Jessup, also of William Ellis School, shared the second and third prizes with 6½. M. F. Collins, Sandbach School, Crewe, P. Gough, King Edward VI School, Norwich, J. T. Farrand, Haberdasher’s Aske’s, Hampstead, and A. Hall, of the same school, with P. Starling, of Middlesbrough, all scored 6.

In the opinion of Sir George Thomas the general standard of play was higher than last year, but there was no boy outstanding. There were thirty entrants for an Open Competition, which was run in five sections of six each, with two prizes in each section. On Saturday morning a Lightning Tournament was held in three sections of nine. In Section A Sir George Thomas took part, in B Wade, and in C Golombek; the prizes, presented by Sir George, went to Tidmarsh, Farrand, and Springgay respectively. The last named, from Brighton, won the Rider Shield for the Sussex boy who made the highest score in the championship. The prizes were distributed by the Mayoress of Hastings, Mrs. Rymill.


[The Times, various editions, April 1953] 1953 British Girls' Under-18 Chess Championship Results: 1 Myrtle Barnes (aged 16, Bromley County Technical School) 7½/9; 2 Mavis Stanbridge (aged 15, of King’s Warren Grammar School, Plumstead) 7; 3-4 Peggy Wood (aged 15, King Edward's High School, Birmingham) and Heather Carpenter (aged 15, King’s Warren Grammar School) 6; 5 Margaret Wood (aged 14, Bicester Grammar School) 5; 6 Heather Angell (aged 15, a Middlesex shorthand typist) 4½; 7 Caroline Matthews (aged 15, Bromley High School) 4; 8 Janice Millross (aged 15, King’s Warren Grammar School) 2½; 9 Janice Hutton (aged 15, King’s Warren Grammar School) 1½; 10 Coral Warner (Sidcup and Chislehurst Technical School), 1.

[The Times, various editions, April 1953] 1953 British Boys' Under-18 Chess Championship Results: 1 Kenneth FH Inwood (Tiffin's School, Kingston-upon-Thames) 7½; 2-3 G Jessup, TA Landry (both William Ellis School, London) 6½; 4-8 MF Collins, JT Farrand, P Gough, A Hall, P Starling 6; 9-10 M Davis, WS Powell 5½; 11-16 EJ Alexander, HA Lee, AJ Leggett, DG Springgay, HD Tidmarsh, D Williams 5; 17-24 VH Barnett, RA Fuller, S Goldstein, DJP Gray, J Laurence, DK Peters, KE Stanley, W Turner 4½; 25-28 RF Busby, J McLeod, RE Miles, ME Ventham 4; 29-30 RW Barclay-Smith, G Essien 3½; 31-36 B Burrows, PW Haddock, JB Hyde, AJ Linfield, DJ Lloyd, RD Wickham 3; 37 BR Perham 2½; 38 CA Gray 0.


[Manchester Guardian, 18 April 1953, p7] "BOY CHESS CHAMPION - K. F. H. Inwood, a seventeen-year-old schoolboy, of Molesey Road, Hersham, Surrey, became the boy chess champion of Britain at Hastings last night. His final score in the British boys’ chess championship at the twenty-eighth annual British Boys’ Chess Congress was seven and a half points. Inwood, who holds the London boys’ championship, goes to Tiffin’s School, Kingston-on-Thames."


From the Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 08 August 1953...

Chess 'World Citizen'
In support of his claim to be "a citizen of the world," Dr. J. A. Seitz, who is competing in the Major Open event of the British Chess Federation Coronation Chess Congress at the Town Hall next week, can quote some very interesting facts. He was born in Bavaria, lives in Norway, represents the Italian Chess Federation and is a life member of the British Chess Federation. Before the last war he lived in Argentina. A polyglot, he can speak in praise of chess in almost any language. Despite his international outlook, Dr. Seitz admits a liking for this country. "I was the first German to play in England after the First World War," is his proud claim. This he did at the London 1922 Congress. Asked which of all places in England he likes best he replied: "Hastings takes a lot of beating,*' which is high praise indeed from "a citizen of the world."


File Updated

Date Notes
(Circa 1998) Most of these games have been available here for nearly 20 years but I've now added dates, full names of players (where available), and included crosstables and results.
23 April 2016 One extra game from the Major Open, supplied by Brian Denman (many thanks), and also a Bernard Cafferty game from the Major Open which has already appeared on BritBase in the Bernard Cafferty game collection and which needs to be located in this file too.
1 May 2018 Added the game Eva-Thomson (Rd 7, Major Open), found in the Glasgow Herald.
3 May 2018 Added the game W.Yeeles-D.Pearce, from the Major Open - thanks to Gerard Killoran.
13 March 2019 Added details of the British Under-21 Championship which was held in Birmingham during Easter, and the Boys and Girls Under-18, held in Hastings after Easter.
28 May 2019 Added 8 further games, from the Under-21, Boys' Under-18 and Girls' Under-18 tournaments, which were played separately and earlier than the main congress. I have also provided further text relating to the two Under-18 events from the Times and Manchester Guardian. Games total now = 193