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Mary Rudge
Number of games in database: 7
Years covered: 1874 to 1898
Overall record: +5 -1 =1 (78.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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C45 Scotch Game (2 games)
C50 Giuoco Piano (2 games)

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(born Feb-06-1842, died Nov-22-1919, 77 years old) United Kingdom

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Mary Rudge was born in Leominster, England and died in London, England. She won the first international women's chess tournament in London, 1897 with 18.5/19 ahead of Louisa Matilda Fagan.

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 page 1 of 1; 7 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Berry vs M Rudge 0-1401874BirminghamC48 Four Knights
2. Blackburne vs M Rudge 1-0271875CliftonC44 King's Pawn Game
3. C Drury vs M Rudge 0-1451889DublinC50 Giuoco Piano
4. W Cooke vs M Rudge 0-1271890Armstrong CupC45 Scotch Game
5. M Rudge vs E Thomas  1-0541897Ladies International Chess CongressB01 Scandinavian
6. M Rudge vs L Fagan 1-0421897Ladies International Chess CongressC50 Giuoco Piano
7. Lasker vs M Rudge ½-½281898Simul, 26bC45 Scotch Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Rudge wins | Rudge loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Isn't it Miss Mary Rudge?
May-11-04  ruylopez900: Does anyone have anymore games by Rudge? It would be interesting how close to 80% she actually played.
Feb-06-09  Karpova: Happy Birthday, Mary Rudge!

Here's a game from a Simul:

[Event "Simul"]
[Site "London, England"]
[Date "1898.??.??"]
[Round "-"]
[White "Lasker, Emanuel"]
[Black "Rudge, Mary"]
[Result "*"]
[ECO "C45"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Nxd4 5.Qxd4 d6 6.Nc3 h6 7.Bd3 Nf6 8.h3 Bd7 9.Bf4 Be6 10.Bh2 Nd7 11.f4 Nc5 12.O-O Nxd3 13.cxd3 c5 14.Qf2 f6 15.d4 Be7 16.d5 Bf7 17.e5 fxe5 18.fxe5 O-O 19.e6 Bxe6 20.Qe2 Rxf1+ 21.Rxf1 Bf7 22.Rxf7 Kxf7 23.Qe6+ Kf8 24.Ne4 Qc8 25.Qg6 Qe8 26.Qh7 Rd8 27.Qh8+ Kf7 28.Qh7 *

Final Position:

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They didn't finish the game because it has lasted too long (after all, it was a Simul).

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  GrahamClayton: Excellent biography, picture and games: http://johnrichards.pwp.blueyonder....
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  brankat: A strong player.

Happy Birthday Mary Rudge.

Oct-21-13  redwhitechess: from the Evening Express Wales 1892,

[White "Mary Rudge"]
[Black "T. Letchford"]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.O-O Nf6 5.d3 d6 6.Be3 Bb6 7.h3 Be6 8.Bxe6 fxe6 9.Bxb6 axb6 10.Nc3 h6 11.Nh2 O-O 12.f4 exf4 13.Rxf4 Ne7 14.Qe2 Ng6 15.Rf2 e5 16.g3 Qd7 17.Kg2 b5 18.d4 exd4 19.Nxb5 c5 20.Nf3 Qc6 21.Nxd6 Qxd6 22.e5 Nxe5 23.Qxe5 Qc6 24.Qe2 Ne4 25.Rff1 Ng5 26.a4 1/2-1/2

something not right on the final result? and move 26?

scan article:

Feb-06-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Mary Rudge.
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