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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(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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|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. 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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