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British Championship Tournament

Daniel Abraham Yanofsky9.5/11(+9 -1 =1)[games]
Philip Stuart Milner-Barry8/11(+7 -2 =2)[games]
Robert Graham Wade7.5/11(+6 -2 =3)[games]
Leonard William Barden7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Harry Golombek7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Andrew Rowland Thomas6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Geoffrey Frank Harris6/11(+5 -4 =2)[games]
Dennis Morton Horne6/11(+3 -2 =6)[games]
Arnold Yorwarth Green6/11(+5 -4 =2)[games]
David Vincent Hooper6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Richard Hilary Newman6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Gerald Abrahams6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Alan Phillips6/11(+3 -2 =6)[games]
Thomas Henry Wise5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[games]
Denis Victor Mardle5.5/11(+4 -4 =3)[games]
Stanley Clifford Davey5.5/11(+5 -5 =1)[games]
Philip Norman Wallis5/11(+4 -5 =2)[games]
Stefan Fazekas5/11(+4 -5 =2)[games]
Percy Baldwin Cook5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Ronald Frank Boxall5/11(+4 -5 =2)[games]
Peter Hugh Clarke5/11(+2 -3 =6)[games]
Thomas Keith Hemingway5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Reginald Walter Bonham4.5/11(+3 -5 =3)[games]
Michael John Franklin4.5/11(+3 -5 =3)[games]
Herbert Gibson Rhodes4.5/11(+2 -4 =5)[games]
Theodore Henry Tylor4/11(+3 -6 =2)[games]
Harold Israel4/11(+1 -4 =6)[games]
Harry Ivor Woolverton4/11(+2 -5 =4)[games]
John Henry Pollitt3.5/11(+1 -5 =5)[games]
Victor John Anthony Russ3/11(+1 -6 =4)[games]
John Bertram Goodman3/11(+0 -5 =6)[games]
* (32 players total; 0 player not shown. Click here for longer list.)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
British Championship (1953)

Played in the Town Hall in Hastings, England, 10-21 August 1953. Rest day: Sunday 16 August. Number of games played: 16 x 11 = 176. Daniel Abraham Yanofsky won with 9.5/11.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 01 Yanovsky -09 +15 +14 +04 +03 +02 +25 +08 =05 +10 +07 9½ 02 Milner-Barry +06 +27 +24 =03 +18 -01 -08 =04 +19 +05 +10 8 03 Wade +16 =09 +23 =02 -01 +24 +15 -05 +08 +11 =04 7½ 04 Barden =13 +05 =09 -01 =28 +12 +20 =02 =07 +21 =03 7 05 Alexander =07 -04 +31 =20 =12 +16 +24 +03 =01 -02 +11 7 06 Golombek -02 =22 =16 =27 +32 +30 =10 -07 +25 +19 +13 7 07 Thomas =05 =12 +27 -18 =16 =14 +26 +06 =04 +08 -01 6½ 08 Harris -10 =16 +22 +23 =09 +11 +02 -01 -03 -07 +18 6 09 Horne +01 =03 =04 =11 =08 -13 -19 =28 +27 +16 =15 6 10 Green +08 =11 +20 -24 +30 -15 =06 +16 +21 -01 -02 6 11 Hooper +12 =10 =30 =09 =15 -08 +18 +24 +20 -03 -05 6 12 Newman -11 =07 =28 +31 =05 -04 +30 -20 +17 =15 +19 6 13 Abrahams =04 =28 -25 =14 +27 +09 -21 =26 +18 +20 -06 6 14 Phillips =26 =19 -01 =13 =31 =07 =28 -18 +32 +25 +21 6 15 Wise =19 -01 +17 +26 =11 +10 -03 -21 =24 =12 =09 5½ 16 Mardle -03 =08 =06 +17 =07 -05 +29 -10 +26 -09 +24 5½ 17 Davey =18 -24 -15 -16 +22 -29 +31 +23 -12 +26 +27 5½ 18 Wallis =17 =26 +19 +07 -02 -25 -11 +14 -13 +28 -08 5 19 Fazekas =15 =14 -18 -21 +29 +31 +09 +25 -02 -06 -12 5 20 Cook =31 +29 -10 =05 =21 +28 -04 +12 -11 -13 =22 5 21 Boxall -23 -25 +29 +19 =20 =26 +13 +15 -10 -04 -14 5 22 Clarke -30 =06 -08 =29 -17 +27 =23 +32 =28 =24 =20 5 23 Hemingway +21 =30 -03 -08 -26 =32 =22 -17 +29 =31 +28 5 24 Bonham +28 +17 -02 +10 =25 -03 -05 -11 =15 =22 -16 4½ 25 Franklin -27 +21 +13 =30 =24 +18 -01 -19 -06 -14 =32 4½ 26 Rhodes =14 =18 =32 -15 +23 =21 -07 =13 -16 -17 +31 4½ 27 Tylor +25 -02 -07 =06 -13 -22 +32 +30 -09 =29 -17 4 28 Israel -24 =13 =12 +32 =04 -20 =14 =09 =22 -18 -23 4 29 Woolverton =32 -20 -21 =22 -19 +17 -16 +31 -23 =27 =30 4 30 Pollitt +22 =23 =11 =25 -10 -06 -12 -27 -31 =32 =29 3½ 31 Russ =20 =32 -05 -12 =14 -19 -17 -29 +30 =23 -26 3 32 Goodman =29 =31 =26 -28 -06 =23 -27 -22 -14 =30 =25 3 ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Eileen Tranmer won the British Ladies' Championship for the 3rd time, with 9.5/11.

Game dates

Round 01: Monday 10 August
Round 02: Tuesday 11 August
Round 03: Wednesday 12 August
Round 04: Thursday 13 August
Round 05: Friday 14 August
Round 06: Saturday 15 August
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Round 07: Monday 17 August
Round 08: Tuesday 18 August
Round 09: Wednesday 19 August
Round 10: Thursday 20 August
Round 11: Friday 21 August

Sources

BritBase: https://www.saund.co.uk/britbase/pg...
British newspapers at https://www.britishnewspaperarchive...

Previous: British Championship (1952). Next: British Championship (1954)

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 176  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G F Harris vs P N Wallis  1-0121953British ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
2. H G Rhodes vs A Phillips  ½-½361953British ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
3. T K Hemingway vs R F Boxall  1-0441953British ChampionshipC27 Vienna Game
4. R G Wade vs D Mardle  1-0251953British ChampionshipB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
5. L Barden vs G Abrahams  ½-½411953British ChampionshipC28 Vienna Game
6. S Davey vs P N Wallis  ½-½631953British ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
7. Fazekas vs T H Wise  ½-½421953British ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
8. M J Franklin vs T H Tylor  0-1541953British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
9. A Y Green vs G F Harris  1-0341953British ChampionshipA91 Dutch Defense
10. D V Hooper vs R H Newman  1-0691953British ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
11. H Israel vs R W Bonham  0-1551953British ChampionshipB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
12. J H Pollitt vs P H Clarke  1-0331953British ChampionshipE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
13. V Russ vs P B Cook  ½-½571953British ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. A R Thomas vs C H Alexander  ½-½311953British ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
15. H I Woolverton vs J B Goodman  ½-½211953British ChampionshipD04 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Yanofsky vs D Horne 0-1461953British ChampionshipC87 Ruy Lopez
17. Milner-Barry vs Golombek  1-0241953British ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
18. A Phillips vs Fazekas  ½-½401953British ChampionshipB02 Alekhine's Defense
19. R F Boxall vs M J Franklin  0-1321953British ChampionshipE00 Queen's Pawn Game
20. D Horne vs R G Wade ½-½271953British ChampionshipC66 Ruy Lopez
21. G Abrahams vs H Israel  ½-½311953British ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
22. C H Alexander vs L Barden  0-1851953British ChampionshipC07 French, Tarrasch
23. R W Bonham vs S Davey  1-0191953British ChampionshipD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. P H Clarke vs Golombek  ½-½241953British ChampionshipB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
25. P B Cook vs H I Woolverton  1-0191953British ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 176  PGN Download
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