Edith Martha Holloway
Number of games in database: 14
Years covered: 1914 to 1930
Overall record: +6 -7 =1 (46.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|EDITH MARTHA HOLLOWAY
(born 1868, died May-08-1956, 87 years old) United Kingdom
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|Edith Holloway (nee Crittenden) was Women's World Championship Challenger in 1927, 1935 and 1937. She was also British Women's Champion in 1919 and 1936.|
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|Jan-03-05|| ||Benzol: Women's World Championship Challenger in 1927, 1935 and 1937.
She was also British Women's champion in 1919 and 1936. |
|Apr-18-08|| ||percyblakeney: Edith Holloway (1868-1956) participated in many tournaments in the 1920's, facing opponents as strong as Euwe, Tartakower and Colle. She also took part in the unofficial chess Olympiad in 1924 (in the official events women weren't allowed before the 1950's), where she won against Potemkin:|
In 1927 Holloway participated in a tournament in Hyeres, where she finished last but drew Isidor Gunsberg in what ought to be his last chess event. A photo from the tournament, with Gunsberg (71) and Holloway (59) seated in the middle:
http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/... (Chess Notes 3606)
A page with some facts on Holloway and her family:
|Apr-18-08|| ||percyblakeney: Gunsberg should have been 73 on that photo and not 71, by the way. Holloway's win against Potemkin (it's safe to say that the Russian team wasn't too strong, one of the reasons being that the country didn't exist at the time...):|
1. e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Bd3 f5 4. f3 fxe4 5. fxe4 g6 6. Be3
e6 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. Nbd2 Ng4 9. Qe2 Nxe3 10. Qxe3 Bg7 11. O-O
Nc6 12. c3 O-O 13. Rf2 Ne7 14. Raf1 d5 15. Ng5 Rxf2 16. Qxf2 Qd7 17. Qf7+ Kh8 18. Nxe6 Rg8 19. e5 Bc8 20. Nxg7
Rxg7 21. Qf6 Nf5 22. Nf3 Qe7 23. Re1 Kg8 24. Qc6 Be6
25. Qa8+ Qf8 26. Qxa7 g5 27. Bxf5 Bxf5 28. Qb7 Be4 29. Nd2
c5 30. Qxb6 Rf7 31. Qe6 cxd4 32. Nxe4 dxe4 33. cxd4 Qb4
34. Rf1 Qxd4+ 35. Kh1 Qd7 36. Qxf7+ 1-0
|Oct-26-13|| ||Karpova: Meran 1924 Women's tournament:
1-2. Mrs Holloway 5.5
1-2. Miss Cotton 5.5
3. Mrs Stevenson 5.0
4. Mrs Michell
5. Frau Kalmar 3.0
6-7. Frau Pohlner 2.5
6-7. Frl Gülich 2.5
8. Frl König 05
Source: Page 52 of the February 1924 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'
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