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William Henry Watts
Number of games in database: 19
Years covered: 1905 to 1936
Overall record: +11 -8 =0 (57.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1878, died 1941, 62 years old) United Kingdom

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He was born in Louth, England and died in Edmonton, England.

 page 1 of 1; 19 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W H Watts vs J J O'Hanlon  0-1181905BCF-ch 2nd Second Class AB40 Sicilian
2. W H Watts vs S W Billings  1-0361914BCF-ch Major OpenC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
3. W H Watts vs George Barron  1-0471914BCF-ch Major OpenC42 Petrov Defense
4. J J O'Hanlon vs W H Watts  0-1421914BCF-ch Major OpenD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. W H Watts vs F Brown  1-0141914BCF-ch Major OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. H Bogdanor vs W H Watts  0-1291914BCF-ch Major OpenC49 Four Knights
7. W H Watts vs G Schories  0-1421914BCF-ch Major OpenD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
8. L Savage vs W H Watts  1-0241916City of London Club ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
9. G W Moses vs W H Watts  0-1461919Hastings-AD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Capablanca vs W H Watts 0-1351919Simul, 35bB44 Sicilian
11. W H Watts vs L Savage  1-04019221st Class TtA84 Dutch
12. Rubinstein vs W H Watts  1-0231924BCF-ch 17th Major OpenB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
13. W H Watts vs C B Heath  0-1281924BCF-ch 17th Major OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. George Wright vs W H Watts  0-1371924BCF-ch 17th Major OpenD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. W H Watts vs G W Moses  0-1261924BCF-ch 17th Major OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
16. W H Watts vs H L Crawford  1-0451926Sussex v Middlesex matchC23 Bishop's Opening
17. W H Watts vs Yates  0-1281928British ChampionshipA47 Queen's Indian
18. A Lenton vs W H Watts  0-1291936BCF-ch 29th Major Open BB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
19. G Abrahams vs W H Watts 1-0421936BCF-ch 29th Major Open BE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
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Dec-09-07  Karpova: Some information on Watts - a chessplayer and publisher: (scroll down to 5316)

He died in 1941, he was the owner of Printing-Craft Ltd. and published Emanuel Lasker's <Chess Manual – other outstanding books printed and edited by Watts were London, 1922 and Nottingham, 1936 with their splendid pictorial Chess Pies, Alekhine v Bogoljubow 1934 and Morphy Gleanings by Sergeant. On top of this he produced and edited for two years (1924-26) a paperback periodical which might be called the forerunner of Newsflash. It was named the Chess Budget and came out weekly (monthly in the summer) with the full scores of all London League and County Matches, together with “the latest news, games, and occasional articles”>

He was a strong chessplayer also.

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