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British Championship Tournament

Gabriel Jacquin Wood4.5/7(+4 -2 =1)[games]
James Macrae Aitken4/11(+1 -4 =6)[games]
Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Reginald Joseph Broadbent3/4(+2 -0 =2)[games]
Philip Stuart Milner-Barry3/4(+2 -0 =2)[games]
Baruch Harold Wood3/3(+3 -0 =0)[games]
George Alan Thomas2.5/4(+2 -1 =1)[games]
Gerald Abrahams1.5/5(+1 -3 =1)[games]
Harry Golombek1.5/3(+1 -1 =1)[games]
William Winter1/5(+0 -3 =2)[games]
William Ritson-Morry1/4(+0 -2 =2)[games]
Richard Hilary Newman0.5/2(+0 -1 =1)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
British Championship (1948)

Played at the Bishopsgate Institute in London, England, 30 August - 10 September 1948. Rest day: Sunday 5 September. Reginald Joseph Broadbent won with 8.5/11.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 ————————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Broadbent • ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 8½ =2 Thomas ½ • ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 7 =2 Milner-Barry ½ ½ • 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 7 =2 B H Wood 0 ½ 0 • ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 7 =2 Golombek 0 0 ½ ½ • 1 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 7 6 G J Wood 0 0 ½ 0 0 • 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 6 7 Alexander ½ ½ ½ 0 0 0 • ½ 1 1 ½ 1 5½ 8 Newman 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ • ½ ½ 1 1 4½ 9 Aitken 0 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ • ½ ½ ½ 4 10 Winter ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ • ½ ½ 3½ =11 Ritson-Morry ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ • 0 3 =11 Abrahams 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 • 3 —————————————————————————————————————————————

Edith Charlotte Price (age 77) won the British Ladies' Championship for the 5th time, with 7/10. Jonathan Penrose (age 14) shared 1st place with his brother Oliver and three others in the Premier tournament (7.5/11).

Game dates

There are 37 missing games (6 April 2022)

Round 01: Monday 30 August
Round 02: Tuesday 31 August
Round 03: Wednesday 1 September
Round 04: Thursday 2 September
Round 05: Friday 3 September
Round 06: Saturday 4 September
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Round 07: Monday 6 September
Round 08: Tuesday 7 September
Round 09: Wednesday 8 September
Round 10: Thursday 9 September
Round 11: Friday 10 September

Sources

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

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B H Wood vs W Winter  1-0241948British ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
2. J M Aitken vs Golombek  ½-½571948British ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. C H Alexander vs G Abrahams 1-0151948British ChampionshipC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
4. Ritson-Morry vs Milner-Barry  0-1331948British ChampionshipA92 Dutch
5. G Abrahams vs J M Aitken  ½-½601948British ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Golombek vs G A Thomas  0-1441948British ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
7. G J Wood vs R Broadbent  0-1401948British ChampionshipE33 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
8. C H Alexander vs W Winter  1-0201948British ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
9. G A Thomas vs G Abrahams  1-0281948British ChampionshipC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
10. J M Aitken vs Milner-Barry  ½-½331948British ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. R H Newman vs G J Wood  0-1261948British ChampionshipE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. Ritson-Morry vs C H Alexander ½-½181948British ChampionshipD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
13. W Winter vs J M Aitken  ½-½281948British ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. J M Aitken vs Ritson-Morry  ½-½541948British ChampionshipC70 Ruy Lopez
15. B H Wood vs C H Alexander  1-0251948British ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. G J Wood vs Golombek  0-1321948British ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
17. C H Alexander vs J M Aitken 1-0281948British ChampionshipB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
18. W Winter vs R Broadbent  ½-½441948British ChampionshipE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
19. B H Wood vs J M Aitken  1-0361948British ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
20. G J Wood vs Milner-Barry  ½-½381948British ChampionshipE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
21. W Winter vs G J Wood  0-1391948British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
22. J M Aitken vs G A Thomas  1-0431948British ChampionshipC11 French
23. G Abrahams vs Milner-Barry  0-1301948British ChampionshipA15 English
24. R Broadbent vs J M Aitken  1-0291948British ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
25. J M Aitken vs R H Newman  ½-½431948British ChampionshipB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 29  PGN Download
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