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Agnes Stevenson
Number of games in database: 4
Years covered: 1906 to 1930
Overall record: +2 -2 =0 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C44 King's Pawn Game (2 games)

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(born Nov-23-1873, died Aug-20-1935, 61 years old) United Kingdom

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Agnes Stevenson (born Agnes Bradley Lawson) was a four-time British Ladies' Champion (1920, 1925, 1926, 1930). On her way to the 1935 World Women's championship, she died from an aircraft propeller accident while checking a passport in Poznan (Poland). Vera Menchik married her husband Rufus Henry Streatfeild Stevenson later in 1937.

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Last updated: 2016-12-16 08:49:53

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Houlding vs Agnes Stevenson  1-0201906BCF-ch Women 3rdC44 King's Pawn Game
2. M Houlding vs Agnes Stevenson  0-1451912BCF-ch Women 9thC44 King's Pawn Game
3. Edith Charlotte Price vs Agnes Stevenson  0-1421920BCF-ch Women 13th play-offC70 Ruy Lopez
4. Agnes Stevenson vs Menchik  0-1401930Women's world chC77 Ruy Lopez
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Agnes Stevenson wins | Agnes Stevenson loses  

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Feb-23-15  Tomlinsky: This is Agnes Stevenson who was four-time British Ladies' Champion and married to Rufus Stevenson editor of the British Chess Magazine.

"She was thrice the Women's World Championship Challenger. She tied for 9-11th at London 1927, took 5th at Hamburg 1930, and took 3rd at Prague 1931.[4] On the way to play in the 1935 Women's World Championship, she left the aircraft in Poznań to complete a passport check. She returned to the aircraft from the front and ran into the propellor and was killed"

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