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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
British Championship Tournament

Fred Dewhirst Yates9.5/11(+9 -1 =1)[games]
Reginald Pryce Michell6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Maurice Edward Goldstein4.5/8(+3 -2 =3)[games]
Joseph Henry Blake6.5/11(+6 -4 =1)[games]
Harold Saunders3.5/8(+3 -4 =1)[games]
Andrew Rowland Thomas5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
George Wheatcroft4.5/10(+3 -4 =3)[games]
Christopher Barclay Heath2.5/9(+2 -6 =1)[games]
Charles Reuben Gurnhill2.5/6(+2 -3 =1)[games]
Ronald Cadell MacDonald4/8(+3 -3 =2)[games]
William Gooding2.5/8(+1 -4 =3)[games]
Henry Bernard Uber1/7(+1 -6 =0)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
British Championship (1926)

Played at the Albyn Rooms, 77 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2-13 August 1926. Rest day: Sunday 8 August. Fred Dewhirst Yates won the event for the 4th time, with 9.5/11.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 ——————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Yates • 1 0 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9½ 2 Michell 0 • 1 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 7½ =3 Goldstein 1 0 • ½ 1 ½ 1 0 0 1 ½ 1 6½ =3 Blake 0 0 ½ • 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 6½ 5 Saunders ½ ½ 0 0 • 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 6 =6 Thomas 0 1 ½ 0 1 • ½ 0 1 0 0 1 5 =6 Wheatcroft 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ • 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 5 =8 Heath 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 • 0 1 ½ 0 4½ =8 Gurnhill 0 0 1 1 0 0 ½ 1 • 0 1 0 4½ 10 MacDonald 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 • ½ 1 4 =11 Gooding 0 0 ½ 0 1 1 0 ½ 0 ½ • 0 3½ =11 Uber 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 1 0 1 • 3½ ———————————————————————————————————————————

Agnes Stevenson won the British Ladies' Championship for the 3rd time. John Arthur James Drewitt, John Harold Morrison and Eugene Znosko-Borovsky won the Major Open tournament with 9/11.

Game dates

There are 14 missing games (26 March 2022)

Round 01: Monday 2 August
Round 02: Tuesday 3 August
Round 03: Wednesday 4 August
Round 04: Thursday 5 August
Round 05: Friday 6 August
Round 06: Saturday 7 August
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Round 07: Monday 9 August
Round 08: Tuesday 10 August
Round 09: Wednesday 11 August
Round 10: Thursday 12 August
Round 11: Friday 13 August

Sources

BritBase: https://www.saund.co.uk/britbase/pg...
British newspapers at https://www.britishnewspaperarchive...

Previous: British Championship (1925). Next: British Championship (1928) (not counting London (1927))

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 52  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M E Goldstein vs J H Blake  ½-½501926British ChampionshipE16 Queen's Indian
2. W Gooding vs C B Heath  ½-½401926British ChampionshipD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
3. C R Gurnhill vs A R Thomas  0-1481926British ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
4. R P Michell vs R C MacDonald  ½-½671926British ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
5. H Saunders vs G Wheatcroft  1-0421926British ChampionshipB07 Pirc
6. H B Uber vs Yates  0-1271926British ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
7. J H Blake vs W Gooding  1-0441926British ChampionshipD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
8. A R Thomas vs H B Uber  1-0281926British ChampionshipA50 Queen's Pawn Game
9. G Wheatcroft vs C R Gurnhill  ½-½511926British ChampionshipD69 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de
10. Yates vs M E Goldstein  0-1571926British ChampionshipC11 French
11. W Gooding vs Yates  0-11421926British ChampionshipE38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
12. C B Heath vs J H Blake  1-0531926British ChampionshipC36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense
13. M E Goldstein vs A R Thomas  ½-½531926British ChampionshipD67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
14. J H Blake vs R C MacDonald  1-0401926British ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
15. G Wheatcroft vs M E Goldstein  0-1401926British ChampionshipD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
16. Yates vs C B Heath  1-0541926British ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
17. R P Michell vs H B Uber  1-0321926British ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. J H Blake vs Yates  0-1591926British ChampionshipC87 Ruy Lopez
19. M E Goldstein vs R P Michell  0-1621926British ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. W Gooding vs G Wheatcroft  0-1521926British ChampionshipE77 King's Indian
21. C R Gurnhill vs R C MacDonald  0-1581926British ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
22. H B Uber vs H Saunders  0-1191926British ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
23. G Wheatcroft vs C B Heath  1-0451926British ChampionshipD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. A R Thomas vs J H Blake  0-1441926British ChampionshipD00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. R P Michell vs W Gooding  1-0391926British ChampionshipC66 Ruy Lopez
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-26-22
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: CG had 1 game. 51 games from BritBase added today, and no "new" games found.

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