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Scarborough Tournament

Edgar Colle8.5/11(+6 -0 =5)[games]
Geza Maroczy7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Akiba Rubinstein7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Mir Sultan Khan6.5/11(+6 -4 =1)[games]
Carl Ahues6.5/11(+3 -1 =7)[games]
Ernst Gruenfeld6/11(+1 -0 =10)[games]
George Alan Thomas5.5/11(+1 -1 =9)[games]
Reginald Pryce Michell4.5/11(+2 -4 =5)[games]
Fred Dewhirst Yates4.5/11(+3 -5 =3)[games]
Vera Menchik4/11(+0 -3 =8)[games]
William Winter3/11(+1 -6 =4)[games]
Edward Guthlac Sergeant2.5/11(+0 -6 =5)[games]

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Scarborough (1930)

At their 23rd Annual Congress due to be held at Scarborough in Yorkshire from June 23 to July 5, 1930 the British Chess Federation decided to substitute for their British Championship event an international tournament containing six strong foreign masters and six of the leading home players. The players invited from abroad were Rubinstein and Savielly Tartakower (Poland), Maroczy (Hungary), Colle (Belgium), Grünfeld (Austria) and Ahues (Germany). Unfortunately, Tartakower fell ill and was unable to come; his place was filled by Vera Menchik, the only woman to attain real master class at that time. The home players were Michell, Sergeant, Sultan Khan, Sir George Thomas, Winter and Yates.

The final standings and crosstable:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 1 Colle * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 8½ 2 Maroczy ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 7½ 3 Rubinstein ½ ½ * 0 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 7 =4 Ahues ½ ½ 1 * 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 6½ =4 Sultan Khan 0 0 0 1 * ½ 1 1 1 1 0 1 6½ 6 Grünfeld ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 6 7 Thomas ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 5½ =8 Michell 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ 1 ½ 4½ =8 Yates 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 0 * 1 1 1 4½ 10 Menchik 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ 4 11 Winter 0 ½ 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 0 ½ * ½ 3 12 Sergeant 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 2½

Tournament book: 1930 Scarborough International Tournament by Harry Golombek (British Chess Magazine, 1962).

Based on an original collection by User: whiteshark.

Previous: Scarborough (1929)

 page 2 of 3; games 26-50 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. Maroczy vs Sultan Khan 1-0411930ScarboroughC01 French, Exchange
27. Menchik vs R P Michell  ½-½371930ScarboroughE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
28. G A Thomas vs Gruenfeld  ½-½191930ScarboroughC77 Ruy Lopez
29. W Winter vs Colle 0-1201930ScarboroughE23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
30. Yates vs E G Sergeant 1-0401930ScarboroughC77 Ruy Lopez
31. Yates vs Ahues 0-1571930ScarboroughC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
32. Sultan Khan vs Menchik 1-0251930ScarboroughB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
33. E G Sergeant vs Gruenfeld  ½-½201930ScarboroughC48 Four Knights
34. R P Michell vs W Winter  1-0401930ScarboroughD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
35. Colle vs G A Thomas  ½-½461930ScarboroughA47 Queen's Indian
36. Rubinstein vs Maroczy  ½-½181930ScarboroughD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
37. Gruenfeld vs Colle  ½-½221930ScarboroughE16 Queen's Indian
38. Maroczy vs Yates  1-0551930ScarboroughC49 Four Knights
39. Menchik vs Rubinstein  ½-½361930ScarboroughD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
40. E G Sergeant vs Ahues  ½-½371930ScarboroughC77 Ruy Lopez
41. G A Thomas vs R P Michell  ½-½661930ScarboroughC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
42. W Winter vs Sultan Khan 1-0331930ScarboroughD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
43. Ahues vs Maroczy  ½-½171930ScarboroughA45 Queen's Pawn Game
44. Yates vs Menchik  1-0391930ScarboroughB15 Caro-Kann
45. Sultan Khan vs G A Thomas  1-0411930ScarboroughC22 Center Game
46. Rubinstein vs W Winter 1-0231930ScarboroughE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
47. R P Michell vs Gruenfeld  ½-½301930ScarboroughB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
48. Colle vs E G Sergeant  1-0451930ScarboroughD00 Queen's Pawn Game
49. W Winter vs Yates 0-1341930ScarboroughE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
50. Gruenfeld vs Sultan Khan  ½-½671930ScarboroughD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-04-14  Errrrrrr: Tough one. Sultan Khan beat Ahues and finished one spot behind him on tiebreak
Apr-15-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Linlithgowshire Gazette, July 4th 1930, p.8:

<Last week, in speaking of the B.C.F. Congress at Scarborough, we quoted from a local paper saying, “One of the most romantic figures at the tournament will be the turbaned Mir Sultan Khan.” It turns out, however, that for this occasion Sultan Khan has abandoned his picturesque Indian costume, and appears in European dress, which suits him admirably.>

Jun-02-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  woldsmandriffield: Vera Menchik was also by 1930 a home player!?

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