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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
British Championship Tournament

William Ewart Napier8.5/11(+7 -1 =3)[games]
Henry Ernest Atkins8.5/11(+7 -1 =3)[games]
Joseph Henry Blackburne7/10(+5 -1 =4)[games]
George Bellingham7/11(+6 -3 =2)[games]
Reginald Pryce Michell6/10(+5 -3 =2)[games]
Francis Joseph Lee5/10(+4 -4 =2)[games]
Herbert Jacobs4.5/10(+4 -5 =1)[games]
Wilfred Charles Palmer3/8(+2 -4 =2)[games]
Creassey Edward Cecil Tattersall4.5/11(+3 -5 =3)[games]
Ronald Cadell MacDonald3/9(+3 -6 =0)[games]
Arthur John Mackenzie2/9(+1 -6 =2)[games]
Claude Herries Chepmell0/8(+0 -8 =0)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
British Championship (1904)

The first British Chess Federation (BCF) Championship was held at the Public Hall in Hastings, England, 22 August - 3 September 1904. Rest days: 27-28 August. Atkins and Napier tied at 8.5/11, after which William Ewart Napier won the British Championship Playoff (1905) in January.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 —————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Napier • ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 8½ 2 Atkins ½ • 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 8½ 3 Blackburne ½ 0 • 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 7½ 4 Bellingham ½ ½ 0 • 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 7 5 Michell 0 ½ ½ 1 • 0 1 0 1 ½ 1 1 6½ 6 Lee 0 1 0 0 1 • 0 ½ ½ 1 1 1 6 =7 Jacobs 0 0 0 0 0 1 • 0 1 1 ½ 1 4½ =7 Palmer 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 1 • ½ 1 ½ 0 4½ =7 Tattersall 0 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ • 1 0 1 4½ 10 MacDonald 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 • 1 1 4 11 Mackenzie 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 • ½ 3 12 Chepmell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 ½ • 1½ ——————————————————————————————————————————

Kate Belinda Finn won the British Ladies' Championship with 10.5/11.

Game dates

There are 7 missing game scores, and some incomplete scores (16 April 2022)

Round 01: Monday 22 August (7 pm)
Round 02: Tuesday 23 August (10 am)
Round 03: Wednesday 24 August
Round 04: Thursday 25 August
Round 05: Friday 26 August

"All next week the Tournament will be continued as usual, play being between the hours of ten and one and seven and ten, and the unfinished games being concluded on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday afternoons."

Round 06: Monday 29 August
Round 07: Tuesday 30 August
Round 08: Wednesday 31 August (Jacobs vs Atkins: 27 August)
Round 09: Thursday 1 September
Round 10: Friday 2 September (MacDonald vs Jacobs: 29 August)
Round 11: Saturday 3 September

Sources

BritBase: https://www.saund.co.uk/britbase/pg...
British newspapers at https://www.britishnewspaperarchive...
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer, 27 August 1904, page 6

Next: British Championship (1905)

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 59  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs C Chepmell  1-0201904British ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
2. R C MacDonald vs W Napier 1-0301904British ChampionshipB25 Sicilian, Closed
3. G Bellingham vs H Jacobs  1-0541904British ChampionshipA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
4. F J Lee vs A J Mackenzie  1-0261904British ChampionshipD00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. R P Michell vs C E C Tattersall 1-0331904British ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. H E Atkins vs W C Palmer  1-0321904British ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
7. C E C Tattersall vs G Bellingham  1-0311904British ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
8. H Jacobs vs F J Lee  1-0381904British ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
9. A J Mackenzie vs Blackburne  ½-½441904British ChampionshipD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. W Napier vs R P Michell  1-0291904British ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
11. H E Atkins vs R C MacDonald  1-0311904British ChampionshipD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. W C Palmer vs R C MacDonald  1-0381904British ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
13. F J Lee vs C E C Tattersall  ½-½441904British ChampionshipA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
14. R P Michell vs H E Atkins  ½-½311904British ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
15. G Bellingham vs W Napier  ½-½341904British ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
16. Blackburne vs H Jacobs 1-0401904British ChampionshipA10 English
17. H E Atkins vs G Bellingham  ½-½571904British ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
18. W Napier vs F J Lee  1-0661904British ChampionshipD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. C E C Tattersall vs Blackburne ½-½331904British ChampionshipC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
20. H Jacobs vs C Chepmell  1-0541904British ChampionshipC33 King's Gambit Accepted
21. Blackburne vs W Napier ½-½251904British ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
22. C Chepmell vs C E C Tattersall  0-1351904British ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
23. F J Lee vs H E Atkins  1-0251904British ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
24. R P Michell vs W C Palmer  0-1401904British ChampionshipB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
25. G Bellingham vs R C MacDonald  1-0311904British ChampionshipD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
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