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George B Hall vs Joseph George Witton
Australian Championship (1887), Adelaide AUS, rd 9, Aug-26
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Anderssen Variation (C77)  ·  1-0

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Jun-25-13  optimal play: <<<THE ADELAIDE CHESS CONGRESS.>

Considerable interest was manifested in the last round, which was played at the Town Hall Exchange-room on Friday. The game between Messrs. Hall and Witton was the first completed. The South Australian adopted the favourite Ruy Lopez opening. Mr. Witton replied gamely, but on the twenty-fourth move had to resign after two hours three minutes' play, of which Mr. Hall only took forty-five minutes.>

- South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA) issue Saturday 27 August 1887>

FINAL TOURNAMENT RESULTS:-

Henry Charlick

(1-1-1--1--1-1-) [+6 =3 -0] (7 / 9) Clear 1st place!

Frederick Karl Esling

(1-1--1-0--1-1-1) [+6 =2 -1] (7 / 9) 2nd

George Hatfeild Gossip

(1-0-1--1-1-1-0-1) [+6 =1 -2] (6 / 9) 3rd

David Heiman

(1-1-0-1-1-1-0-1-0) [+6 =0 -3] (6 / 9) 4th

George B Hall

(0-0-0-1-1-1-0-0-1) [+4 =0 -5] (4 / 9) = 5th

William Tullidge

(0-1-1-0-0-0-1-1-0) [+4 =0 -5] (4 / 9) = 5th

Henry Hookham

(0-1--1-0-0-0-0-) [+2 =2 -5] (3 / 9) = 7th

John E Crewe

(0-0-0-0-0-1-0-1-1) [+3 =0 -6] (3 / 9) = 7th

Joseph George Witton

(0-0-1-0-1-0-0-0-0) [+2 =0 -7] (2 / 9) = last

Patrick Eiffe

(1-0-0-0-0-0-1-0-0) [+2 =0 -7] (2 / 9) = last

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