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William Tullidge
Number of games in database: 27
Years covered: 1866 to 1895
Overall record: +12 -13 =2 (48.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1839, died Oct-30-1897, 58 years old) Australia

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 27  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Burns vs W Tullidge 1-0291866Melbourne Chess Club Handicap TournamentB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. W Tullidge vs A Burns 0-1441867Melbourne Chess Club Handicap TournamentC25 Vienna
3. W Tullidge vs W D Scott 1-0681868Adelaide CC v Melbourne CC Telegraph MatchB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
4. F K Esling vs W Tullidge 1-0401887Australian ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
5. W Tullidge vs J G Witton 1-0741887Australian ChampionshipC50 Giuoco Piano
6. G B Hall vs W Tullidge 0-1551887Australian ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
7. W Tullidge vs D Heiman 0-1461887Australian ChampionshipC29 Vienna Gambit
8. H Charlick vs W Tullidge 1-0701887Australian ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
9. J E Crewe vs W Tullidge 1-0371887Australian ChampionshipD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. W Tullidge vs H Hookham 1-0681887Australian ChampionshipC51 Evans Gambit
11. W Tullidge vs P Eiffe 1-0161887Australian ChampionshipC34 King's Gambit Accepted
12. Gossip vs W Tullidge 1-0691887Australian ChampionshipC40 King's Knight Opening
13. H Charlick vs W Tullidge 1-0651888Australian ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. W Tullidge vs J Higgs 1-0321888Australian ChampionshipC14 French, Classical
15. C Brocklebank vs W Tullidge 0-1241888Australian ChampionshipA03 Bird's Opening
16. W Tullidge vs D R Hay 1-0291888Australian ChampionshipC14 French, Classical
17. W Tullidge vs P Lampe 1-0361888Australian ChampionshipC30 King's Gambit Declined
18. J S Stanley vs W Tullidge 0-1431888Australian ChampionshipC22 Center Game
19. W Crane vs W Tullidge ½-½401888Australian ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
20. W Tullidge vs W Crane ½-½691888Australian ChampionshipA13 English
21. A Burns vs W Tullidge 1-0261891Casual gameC45 Scotch Game
22. W Tullidge vs F K Esling 0-1321891VIC chC51 Evans Gambit
23. A Lilly vs W Tullidge 1-0451891VIC chC22 Center Game
24. W Tullidge vs F K Esling 1-0461892Victorian-chC49 Four Knights
25. W Tullidge vs F J Wallis 1-0451892NSW v VICC51 Evans Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-16-13  optimal play: <<It is with feelings of profound regret (remarks the Melbourne Weekly Times) that we record the death of Mr. William Tullidge, which took place at his residence, St. Kilda, on Saturday, the 30th ult.

The late Mr. Tullidge was one of the best chess players in the colony [Victoria].

He was a prize winner at the Intercolonial Chess Congress at Adelaide Australian Championship (1887) and subsequently at the Intercolonial Chess Congress held in Melbourne in 1888 Australian Championship (1888)

He played a bold and manly game, and excelled in the skilful use he made of his pawns.

He was a generous opponent, and never made lame excuses when he lost a game, but acknowledged gracefully that he was beaten by superior play.

He was a great enthusiast, and was always ready to play with anyone. His genial and kindly disposition made him a favourite with all those who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.

The late Mr. Tullidge was a commercial traveller for many years, and was well known to chess players in all parts of this colony and also in New South Wales.

He played in a number of intercolonial matches between Victoria and New South Wales and South Australia, and was almost invariably successful.

His loss will be severely felt by the chessplayers of the colony [Victoria], and especially by the members of the Melbourne Chess Club, of which he was a member for very many years.>

- Chronicle (Adelaide, SA) issue Saturday 13 November 1897>

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