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William Hewison Gunston
Number of games in database: 49
Years covered: 1889 to 1929
Overall record: +19 -23 =7 (45.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Sep-09-1856, died Jan-25-1941, 84 years old) United Kingdom

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William Hewison Gunston was born in London, England. He was British Correspondence Champion in 1924 and 1928. He passed away in King's Lynn in 1941.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 49  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J H Blake vs W Gunston  1-0481889Dublin Evening Mail corrC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
2. G Wainwright vs W Gunston  0-1421890Cambridge CCAC25 Vienna
3. F Elson vs W Gunston 0-1141890corrC22 Center Game
4. W Gunston vs H W Trenchard  ½-½301890British CC-CambridgeC67 Ruy Lopez
5. J Mason vs W Gunston  1-0441890ManchesterC77 Ruy Lopez
6. W Gunston vs E Schallopp  ½-½371890ManchesterC77 Ruy Lopez
7. Mackenzie vs W Gunston  1-05518906th BCA CongressC25 Vienna
8. W Gunston vs Tarrasch  0-12918906th BCA CongressD04 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Taubenhaus vs W Gunston  1-02918906th BCA CongressC25 Vienna
10. F J Lee vs W Gunston  ½-½571890ManchesterC46 Three Knights
11. Tinsley vs W Gunston  1-0421890ManchesterD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Von Scheve vs W Gunston 1-02818906th BCA CongressC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. W Gunston vs O C Mueller  1-0381890ManchesterC67 Ruy Lopez
14. Gunsberg vs W Gunston 0-1331890ManchesterC46 Three Knights
15. W Gunston vs C D Locock  1-0241890ManchesterC45 Scotch Game
16. Burn vs W Gunston 0-1321900crC67 Ruy Lopez
17. Burn vs W Gunston  ½-½301900crD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
18. R C Griffith vs W Gunston 1-0371902LondonC53 Giuoco Piano
19. J Mortimer vs W Gunston  0-1341903Southern CountiesC50 Giuoco Piano
20. W Gunston vs C S Howell 1-06719038th Anglo-American Cable MatchC78 Ruy Lopez
21. Blackburne vs W Gunston 1-0441904LondonC45 Scotch Game
22. W Gunston vs J Mason  1-0261904LondonC67 Ruy Lopez
23. W Gunston vs Leonhardt  1-0541904LondonC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
24. H Shoosmith vs W Gunston  1-0591904LondonA13 English
25. O C Mueller vs W Gunston 1-0301904LondonD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
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  Benzol: William Hewison Gunston
Born 9th September 1856 in London
Died 25th January 1941 in King's Lynn
He was British Correspondence champion in 1924 and 1928.
May-12-05  gothenburg: Does anyone have the game Gunston-Atkins from "The Leeds Mercury"? It starts 1.e4 d6 2.Nf3 Nd7 3.d4 g6
Sep-09-09  Amarande: Black in R C Griffith vs W H Gunston, 1902 ?
Sep-09-09  WhiteRook48: happy birthday
Jan-09-10  gothenburg: The game Gunston-Atkins is still awaiting enlightenment! Any Gurus ?
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  GrahamClayton: Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge.
Sep-09-12  sfm: Ah! Correspondence chess in the good old days before computers and internet, so eagerly waiting for the postman to see if he brought a reply.
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