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34th British Chess Federation championship 1947
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34th British Chess Federation championship (1947)

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Tournament: 34th British Chess Championship
Venue: Lounge Hall, Harrogate
Dates: 11-22 August 1947

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1947 British Chess Championship

Broadbent, Reginald Joseph
Golombek, Harry
Crown, Gordon Thomas
Milner-Barry, Philip Stuart
Newman, Richard Hilary
Thomas, George Alan
Wood, Gabriel Jacquin
Abrahams, Gerald
Fairhurst, William Albert
Blow, Ronald
Wood, Baruch Harold
Morry, William Ritson

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1947 British Ladies' Chess Championship

Tranmer, Eileen Betsy
Saunders, Elaine
Price, Edith Charlotte
Bruce, Rowena Mary
Murphy, Cicely Mary
Budge, Esme Hewetson

Cicely Mary Murphy (1904-1990) lived in Whitchurch, Shropshire. There is more about her on the Shropshire chess website: http://www.shropshirechess.org/Hist....

Elaine Saunders's full birth name was actually Doree Elaine Zelia Saunders (born 1926, Brentford, Middx, died 2012) but she never used the first name and rarely the third name.

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1947 BCF Premier Tournament

Aitken, James Macrae
Thomas, Andrew Rowland Benedick
Rhodes, Herbert Gibson
Truscott, Alan Fraser
Znosko-Borovsky, Eugene
Buerger, Victor
Sergeant, Edward Guthlac
Lenton, Alfred
Stone, Joseph
Charlesworth, Kenneth Preston
Bruce, Ronald Mackay
Schenk, Hans Georg

British Chess championship Round 1
G J Wood vs W Fairhurst, 1947
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 1
G T Crown vs R Broadbent, 1947 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 26 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 1
G Abrahams vs Ritson-Morry, 1947
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 34 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 2
B H Wood vs G A Thomas, 1947
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

British Chess championship Round 2
W Fairhurst vs Golombek, 1947
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 29 moves, 0-1

British Chess championship Round 3
H W Shoosmith vs W C Palmer, 1905
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

British Chess championship Round 3
G Abrahams vs Milner-Barry, 1947
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

British Chess championship Round 4
W Fairhurst vs B H Wood, 1947
(E91) King's Indian, 67 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 4
R Broadbent vs Golombek, 1947
(B20) Sicilian, 40 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 5
G A Thomas vs R Broadbent, 1947
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

British Chess championship Round 5
Golombek vs Milner-Barry, 1947
(A12) English with b3, 73 moves, 0-1

British Chess championship Round 5
W Fairhurst vs Ritson-Morry, 1947
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 6
R Broadbent vs W Fairhurst, 1947
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 7
W Fairhurst vs Milner-Barry, 1947
(E46) Nimzo-Indian, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

British Chess championship Round 7
G A Thomas vs W Fairhurst, 1947
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 8
G T Crown vs Golombek, 1947
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 11 moves, 0-1

British Chess championship Round 8
R Blow vs W Fairhurst, 1947
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 35 moves, 0-1

British Chess championship Round 9
Golombek vs G Abrahams, 1947
(A13) English, 41 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 9
W Fairhurst vs R H Newman, 1947
(E73) King's Indian, 47 moves, 0-1

British Chess championship Round 9
R Broadbent vs Milner-Barry, 1947
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 53 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 10
B H Wood vs Milner-Barry, 1947
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

British Chess championship Round 10
G T Crown vs W Fairhurst, 1947
(C47) Four Knights, 32 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 11
G A Thomas vs G J Wood, 1947 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 11
Ritson-Morry vs G T Crown, 1947 
(B58) Sicilian, 10 moves, 0-1

British Chess championship Round 11
Golombek vs B H Wood, 1947
(A22) English, 40 moves, 1-0

British Chess championship Round 11
W Fairhurst vs G Abrahams, 1947
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

BCF Championship playoff Game 1
R Broadbent vs Golombek, 1947
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 61 moves, 0-1

BCF Championship playoff Game 2
Golombek vs R Broadbent, 1947
(A26) English, 38 moves, 1-0

BCF Championship playoff Game 3
R Broadbent vs Golombek, 1947
(B73) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

BCF Championship playoff Game 4
Golombek vs R Broadbent, 1947
(A17) English, 39 moves, 0-1

BCF Championship playoff Game 5
R Broadbent vs Golombek, 1947
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 36 moves, 0-1

BCF Championship playoff Game 6
Golombek vs R Broadbent, 1947
(C36) King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense, 32 moves, 1/2-1/2

BCF Ch Premium Round 1
A Truscott vs A Lenton, 1947 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 31 moves, 1-0

BCF Ch Premium Round 2
J M Aitken vs A Lenton, 1947
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 49 moves, 1-0

BCF Ch Premium Round 2
R Bruce vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1947
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 66 moves, 0-1

BCF Ch Premium Round 2
H G Rhodes vs A Truscott, 1947 
(A53) Old Indian, 38 moves, 0-1

BCF Ch Premium Round 3
J M Aitken vs E G Sergeant, 1947
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 30 moves, 1-0

BCF Ch Premium Round 4
R Bruce vs A R Thomas, 1947
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 18 moves, 0-1

BCF Ch Premium Round 5
A Truscott vs R Bruce, 1947
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 44 moves, 0-1

BCF Ch Premium Round 6
R Bruce vs A Lenton, 1947
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 37 moves, 0-1

BCF Ch Premium Round 7
J M Aitken vs J Stone, 1947 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

BCF Ch Premium Round 7
H G Rhodes vs R Bruce, 1947
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

BCF Ch Premium Round 8
R Bruce vs K Charlesworth, 1947
(A97) Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky, 30 moves, 0-1

BCF Ch Premium Round 8
H G Schenk vs J M Aitken, 1947 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 1/2-1/2

BCF Ch Premium Round 10
J M Aitken vs R Bruce, 1947
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 25 moves, 1-0

BCF Ch Premium Round 11
R Bruce vs V Buerger, 1947
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 85 moves, 0-1

BCF Ch Premium Round 11
K Charlesworth vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1947 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1-0

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