chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Edith Martha Holloway
  
Number of games in database: 18
Years covered: 1914 to 1930
Overall record: +9 -7 =2 (55.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Repertoire Explorer
Most played openings
C49 Four Knights (2 games)
B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (2 games)


Search Sacrifice Explorer for Edith Martha Holloway
Search Google for Edith Martha Holloway


EDITH MARTHA HOLLOWAY
(born 1868, died May-08-1956, 87 years old) United Kingdom

[what is this?]
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.

Wikipedia article: Edith Holloway


 page 1 of 1; 18 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E M Holloway vs Agnes Stevenson  1-0301914BCF-ch Women 11thC70 Ruy Lopez
2. E M Holloway vs Alice Elizabeth Hooke  1-0181914BCF-ch Women 11thC55 Two Knights Defense
3. M Houlding vs E M Holloway 1-0471914BCF-ch Women 11thC00 French Defense
4. E M Holloway vs Selina Charity Kershaw  1-0201914BCF-ch Women 11thB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. Euwe vs E M Holloway 1-0291920BromleyC54 Giuoco Piano
6. E M Holloway vs L Dewing  1-0441920BCF-ch 13th First Class AC49 Four Knights
7. E M Holloway vs Henry David Osborn  1-0311920BCF-ch 13th First Class AC49 Four Knights
8. I Gudju vs E M Holloway  1-0621924Paris f-BC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
9. E M Holloway vs P Potemkin  1-0361924Paris ol (Men) f-BB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
10. E M Holloway vs Edith Charlotte Price  ½-½561924BCF-ch Women 17thC44 King's Pawn Game
11. Tartakower vs E M Holloway  1-0381929ScarboroughC29 Vienna Gambit
12. H A Cadman vs E M Holloway 0-1421929ScarboroughC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. E M Holloway vs G A Thomas 0-1391929ScarboroughD00 Queen's Pawn Game
14. J Jackson vs E M Holloway  ½-½471929ScarboroughD02 Queen's Pawn Game
15. E M Holloway vs C F Bolland  1-0551929ScarboroughB32 Sicilian
16. H Saunders vs E M Holloway  1-0361929ScarboroughD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
17. E M Holloway vs V L Wahltuch  0-1371929ScarboroughB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
18. E M Holloway vs Noteboom  1-0391930Nice-BB03 Alekhine's Defense
 page 1 of 1; 18 games  PGN Download 
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Holloway wins | Holloway loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-03-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  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:

http://www.chessbase.de/nachrichten...

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:

http://www.chessarch.com/excavation...

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...):

Holloway-P Potemkin

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'

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC