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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: Vera Menchik

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Menchik vs W Winter  ½-½371930ScarboroughE14 Queen's Indian
2. G A Thomas vs Menchik  ½-½411930ScarboroughB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. Menchik vs Gruenfeld  ½-½171930ScarboroughE14 Queen's Indian
4. Colle vs Menchik 1-0551930ScarboroughA48 King's Indian
5. Menchik vs R P Michell  ½-½371930ScarboroughE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
6. Sultan Khan vs Menchik 1-0251930ScarboroughB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
7. Menchik vs Rubinstein  ½-½361930ScarboroughD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. Yates vs Menchik  1-0391930ScarboroughB15 Caro-Kann
9. Menchik vs Ahues  ½-½581930ScarboroughA53 Old Indian
10. Maroczy vs Menchik  ½-½291930ScarboroughB15 Caro-Kann
11. Menchik vs E G Sergeant  ½-½291930ScarboroughA09 Reti Opening
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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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