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William Hewison Gunston
Number of games in database: 71
Years covered: 1889 to 1929
Overall record: +25 -34 =12 (43.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Sep-09-1856, died Jan-25-1941, 84 years old) United Kingdom

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William Hewison Gunston was born in London, England. He was British Correspondence Champion in 1924 and 1928. He passed away in King's Lynn in 1941.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J H Blake vs W H Gunston  1-0481889Dublin Evening Mail corrC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
2. F Elson vs W H Gunston 0-1141890corrC22 Center Game
3. W H Gunston vs H W Trenchard  ½-½301890British CC-CambridgeC67 Ruy Lopez
4. G Wainwright vs W H Gunston  0-1421890Cambridge CCAC25 Vienna
5. J Mason vs W H Gunston  1-0441890ManchesterC77 Ruy Lopez
6. Mackenzie vs W H Gunston  1-0551890ManchesterC25 Vienna
7. W H Gunston vs E Schallopp  ½-½371890ManchesterC77 Ruy Lopez
8. W H Gunston vs Tarrasch 0-1291890ManchesterD04 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Taubenhaus vs W H Gunston  1-0291890ManchesterC25 Vienna
10. F J Lee vs W H Gunston  ½-½571890ManchesterC46 Three Knights
11. Tinsley vs W H Gunston  1-0421890ManchesterD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. Von Scheve vs W H Gunston 1-0281890ManchesterC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
13. W H Gunston vs O C Mueller 1-0381890ManchesterC67 Ruy Lopez
14. Gunsberg vs W H Gunston 0-1331890ManchesterC46 Three Knights
15. W H Gunston vs C Locock  1-0241890ManchesterC45 Scotch Game
16. H E Atkins vs W H Gunston  1-0251896Southern Counties Chess Union chC45 Scotch Game
17. H E Atkins vs W H Gunston  1-0191897Southern Counties Chess Union chC49 Four Knights
18. E O Jones vs W H Gunston  ½-½571899Craigside Amateur CongressC71 Ruy Lopez
19. W H Gunston vs H E Atkins  ½-½851899Craigside Amateur CongressC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
20. W H Gunston vs W E Thrift  1-0361899Craigside Amateur CongressC00 French Defense
21. Burn vs W H Gunston  ½-½301900corrD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
22. Burn vs W H Gunston 0-1321900corrC67 Ruy Lopez
23. H E Atkins vs W H Gunston  1-0501901Craigside Cup tC77 Ruy Lopez
24. W H Gunston vs H E Atkins  ½-½261901Craigside Cup TourneyB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
25. R C Griffith vs W H Gunston 1-0371902LondonC53 Giuoco Piano
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  Benzol: William Hewison Gunston
Born 9th September 1856 in London
Died 25th January 1941 in King's Lynn
He was British Correspondence champion in 1924 and 1928.
May-12-05  gothenburg: Does anyone have the game Gunston-Atkins from "The Leeds Mercury"? It starts 1.e4 d6 2.Nf3 Nd7 3.d4 g6
Sep-09-09  Amarande: Black in R C Griffith vs W H Gunston, 1902 ?
Sep-09-09  WhiteRook48: happy birthday
Jan-09-10  gothenburg: The game Gunston-Atkins is still awaiting enlightenment! Any Gurus ?
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  GrahamClayton: Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge.
Sep-09-12  sfm: Ah! Correspondence chess in the good old days before computers and internet, so eagerly waiting for the postman to see if he brought a reply.

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