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British Championship Tournament

Henry Ernest Atkins8.5/11(+7 -1 =3)[games]
Fred Dewhirst Yates8/11(+7 -2 =2)[games]
George Alan Thomas7.5/11(+6 -2 =3)[games]
Roland Henry Vaughan Scott6.5/11(+4 -2 =5)[games]
Harold Saunders6/11(+4 -3 =4)[games]
Hubert Ernest Price5.5/11(+5 -5 =1)[games]
Reginald Pryce Michell5/11(+3 -4 =4)[games]
Vinayak Kashinath Khadilkar4.5/11(+4 -6 =1)[games]
Edmund Spencer4.5/11(+3 -5 =3)[games]
Joseph Henry Blake4.5/11(+4 -6 =1)[games]
William Albert Fairhurst4/11(+2 -5 =4)[games]
William Gibson1.5/11(+1 -9 =1)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
British Championship (1924)

Played at the Art Galleries in Southport, England, 11-23 August 1924. Rest day: Sunday 17 August. Number of games played: 66. Henry Ernest Atkins won the event for the 8th time, with 8.5/11.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 ————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Atkins • 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 0 1 1 1 ½ 1 8½ 2 Yates 0 • 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 3 Thomas ½ 0 • ½ 1 1 ½ 1 0 1 1 1 7½ 4 Scott 0 ½ ½ • ½ ½ 1 0 1 1 1 ½ 6½ 5 Saunders ½ ½ 0 ½ • 1 0 1 1 0 ½ 1 6 6 Price 0 1 0 ½ 0 • 1 1 1 0 0 1 5½ 7 Michell 1 0 ½ 0 1 0 • 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 5 =8 Khadilkar 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 • ½ 1 1 0 4½ =8 Spencer 0 0 1 0 0 0 ½ ½ • 1 ½ 1 4½ =8 Blake 0 0 0 0 1 1 ½ 0 0 • 1 1 4½ 11 Fairhurst ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 • 1 4 12 Gibson 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 • 1½ —————————————————————————————————————————

Edith Charlotte Price won the British Ladies' Championship for the 3rd time, and Akiba Rubinstein won the BCF Major Open (1924) with 11/11.

Game dates

Round 01: Monday 11 August
Round 02: Tuesday 12 August
Round 03: Wednesday 13 August
Round 04: Thursday 14 August
Round 05: Friday 15 August
Round 06: Saturday 16 August
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Round 07: Monday 18 August
Round 08: Tuesday 19 August
Round 09: Wednesday 20 August
Round 10: Thursday 21 August
Round 11: Friday 22 August

Sources

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

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 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H E Atkins vs J H Blake  1-0411924British ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
2. W Gibson vs W Fairhurst  0-1381924British ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
3. V K Khadilkar vs G A Thomas  0-1581924British ChampionshipD94 Grunfeld
4. R P Michell vs E Spencer  ½-½711924British ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. H E Price vs H Saunders  0-1401924British ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Yates vs R H Scott  ½-½411924British ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. G A Thomas vs W Gibson 1-0161924British ChampionshipC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
8. R H Scott vs R P Michell  1-0361924British ChampionshipA12 English with b3
9. H Saunders vs V K Khadilkar  1-0421924British ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
10. J H Blake vs E Spencer  0-1531924British ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. H E Atkins vs H E Price  1-0481924British ChampionshipD65 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, Main line
12. W Fairhurst vs Yates  0-1741924British ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
13. J H Blake vs H E Price  1-0251924British ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
14. W Gibson vs H Saunders  0-1341924British ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
15. V K Khadilkar vs H E Atkins 0-1401924British ChampionshipD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
16. R P Michell vs W Fairhurst  ½-½321924British ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. E Spencer vs R H Scott  0-1441924British ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
18. Yates vs G A Thomas  1-0271924British ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. H Saunders vs Yates  ½-½481924British ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
20. G A Thomas vs R P Michell  ½-½441924British ChampionshipC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
21. R H Scott vs J H Blake  1-0541924British ChampionshipA12 English with b3
22. H E Price vs V K Khadilkar  1-0361924British ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
23. W Fairhurst vs E Spencer  ½-½421924British ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
24. H E Atkins vs W Gibson 1-0371924British ChampionshipE90 King's Indian
25. W Gibson vs H E Price  0-1391924British ChampionshipD64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-23-22
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: CG had 64 games. Two games with alternative scores were added from Britbase (which see):

Yates vs R P Michell, 1924 and R H Scott vs W Gibson, 1924.

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