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🏆 Scarborough (1930)

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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 ... [more]

Player: George Alan Thomas

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Maroczy vs G A Thomas  ½-½251930ScarboroughC48 Four Knights
2. G A Thomas vs Menchik  ½-½411930ScarboroughB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. W Winter vs G A Thomas  ½-½371930ScarboroughD68 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical
4. G A Thomas vs E G Sergeant 1-0601930ScarboroughA07 King's Indian Attack
5. G A Thomas vs Gruenfeld  ½-½191930ScarboroughC77 Ruy Lopez
6. Colle vs G A Thomas  ½-½461930ScarboroughA47 Queen's Indian
7. G A Thomas vs R P Michell  ½-½661930ScarboroughC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
8. Sultan Khan vs G A Thomas  1-0411930ScarboroughC22 Center Game
9. G A Thomas vs Rubinstein  ½-½471930ScarboroughD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. Yates vs G A Thomas  ½-½501930ScarboroughC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
11. G A Thomas vs Ahues  ½-½151930ScarboroughD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Thomas wins | Thomas loses  

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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