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British Championship Tournament

William Albert Fairhurst4.5/11(+4 -6 =1)[games]
Reginald Joseph Broadbent4.5/6(+4 -1 =1)[games]
Harry Golombek4/6(+4 -2 =0)[games]
Gordon Thomas Crown3/4(+3 -1 =0)[games]
George Alan Thomas3/4(+2 -0 =2)[games]
Philip Stuart Milner-Barry3/5(+2 -1 =2)[games]
Gerald Abrahams1.5/5(+1 -3 =1)[games]
Gabriel Jacquin Wood1/2(+1 -1 =0)[games]
Richard Hilary Newman1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
Baruch Harold Wood0.5/4(+0 -3 =1)[games]
William Ritson-Morry0/3(+0 -3 =0)[games]
Ronald Blow0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
British Championship (1947)

Played at the Lounge Hall in Harrogate, England, 11-22 August 1947. Rest day: Sunday 17 August. Harry Golombek won the title after a 6-game playoff match in London in October versus Reginald Joseph Broadbent. See British Championship Playoff (1947) (the 6th game was played despite Golombek had reached 3.5 points).

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 ————————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Golombek • 0 1 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 8 2 Broadbent 1 • 0 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 8 3 Crown 0 1 • ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 0 ½ 1 7 4 Milner-Barry 1 0 ½ • 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 6½ 5 Newman 0 ½ 0 1 • ½ 1 1 1 0 0 1 6 6 Thomas ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ • 1 0 1 1 ½ 0 5½ =7 G J Wood ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0 • 0 1 1 1 ½ 5 =7 Abrahams 0 0 ½ ½ 0 1 1 • 0 1 0 1 5 9 Fairhurst 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 • 1 1 1 4½ =10 Blow 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 0 0 0 0 • 0 1 4 =10 B H Wood 0 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 0 1 0 1 • 0 4 12 Ritson-Morry 0 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 0 1 • 2½ —————————————————————————————————————————————

Eileen Tranmer won the British Ladies' Championship with 9/10. James Macrae Aitken won the Premier tournament with 9.5/11.

Game dates

There are 40 missing games (5 April 2022)

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

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

Previous: British Championship (1946). Next: British Championship (1948)

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 26  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Abrahams vs Ritson-Morry  1-0341947British ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. G T Crown vs R Broadbent 1-0261947British ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
3. G J Wood vs W Fairhurst  1-0391947British ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. R Broadbent vs G Abrahams 1-0201947British ChampionshipD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. B H Wood vs G A Thomas  ½-½251947British ChampionshipD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. W Fairhurst vs Golombek  0-1291947British ChampionshipE40 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
7. G Abrahams vs Milner-Barry  ½-½371947British ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. G A Thomas vs W Fairhurst  1-0371947British ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
9. R Broadbent vs Golombek  1-0401947British ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
10. W Fairhurst vs B H Wood  1-0671947British ChampionshipE91 King's Indian
11. Golombek vs Milner-Barry  0-1731947British ChampionshipA12 English with b3
12. W Fairhurst vs Ritson-Morry  1-0441947British ChampionshipD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. G A Thomas vs R Broadbent  ½-½621947British ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
14. R Broadbent vs W Fairhurst  1-0401947British ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
15. W Fairhurst vs Milner-Barry  ½-½471947British ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
16. R Blow vs W Fairhurst  0-1351947British ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. G T Crown vs Golombek  0-1111947British ChampionshipE02 Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4
18. R Broadbent vs Milner-Barry  1-0531947British ChampionshipC82 Ruy Lopez, Open
19. W Fairhurst vs R H Newman  0-1471947British ChampionshipE73 King's Indian
20. Golombek vs G Abrahams  1-0411947British ChampionshipA13 English
21. G T Crown vs W Fairhurst  1-0321947British ChampionshipC47 Four Knights
22. B H Wood vs Milner-Barry  0-1261947British ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
23. W Fairhurst vs G Abrahams  1-0311947British ChampionshipD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. Golombek vs B H Wood  1-0401947British ChampionshipA22 English
25. G A Thomas vs G J Wood 1-0331947British ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
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