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Jose Raul Capablanca vs William Clough
Simul, 40b (1919), Bradford ENG, Oct-07
Spanish Game: Classical. Central Variation (C64)  ·  0-1
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Nov-23-15
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  TheFocus: From a simultaneous exhibition in Bradford, England on October 7, 1919.

Capablanca scored +35=2-3.

Feb-09-18  mifralu: <From a simultaneous exhibition in Bradford, England on October 7, 1919.>

According to History of the Bradford Chess Club 1853 - 1953, Part 4 of 4 he came to Bradford on 8th October, 1919.

<Who was the greatest attraction of them all? Capablanca?

At least no visit aroused more interest than his. He came to Bradford on 8th October, 1919, and although he did not gain the world championship title until 1921, he was then undoubtedly the most notable figure in the chess world. He was entertained to lunch by the Lord Mayor (Mr. Walter Barber) and among the guests were Mr. Harry Sowden (president of the Chess Club) Mr. G. Terry (treasurer), Mr. H. L. Brook (secretary), Mr. J. W. Morton (captain) and Mr. J. W. Perkins, of Menston, a member of the club, who was Capablanca's host, and who lost his game in the great simultaneous display which took place at the Liberal Club.

Capablanca said afterwards with a smile that wherever he went he always made a point of defeating his host so that no one could suspect that there was any favouritism.

Capablanca played 40 games. He won 35, drew 2, and lost 3, a result with which Bradford was very pleased because at Leeds earlier in the week he had won all his 40 games. Bradford's victors were E. A. Lassen, W. Clough (the former M.P. for Skipton) and L. E. Williams. Those who drew were C. W. Roberts and J. W. Morton.>

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Feb-09-18
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  MissScarlett: The issue is resolved by Fiala's <Capablanca in the United Kingdom> (Olomouc, 2006). Capa played the simul on the evening of the 7th, attended a civic luncheon in his honour on the 8th, and promptly skeddadled onto Sheffield where he played another simul that evening.
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