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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: Mir Sultan Khan

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Sultan Khan vs E G Sergeant  1-0351930ScarboroughB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
2. Sultan Khan vs Rubinstein 0-1821930ScarboroughC77 Ruy Lopez
3. Yates vs Sultan Khan 0-1421930ScarboroughB33 Sicilian
4. Sultan Khan vs Ahues 1-0541930ScarboroughC28 Vienna Game
5. Maroczy vs Sultan Khan 1-0411930ScarboroughC01 French, Exchange
6. Sultan Khan vs Menchik 1-0251930ScarboroughB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
7. W Winter vs Sultan Khan 1-0331930ScarboroughD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Sultan Khan vs G A Thomas  1-0411930ScarboroughC22 Center Game
9. Gruenfeld vs Sultan Khan  ½-½671930ScarboroughD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Sultan Khan vs Colle 0-1471930ScarboroughB03 Alekhine's Defense
11. R P Michell vs Sultan Khan 0-1961930ScarboroughD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
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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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