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Arthur John Mackenzie
Number of games in database: 79
Years covered: 1894 to 1940
Overall record: +16 -54 =9 (25.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-05-1871, died Aug-21-1949, 78 years old) United Kingdom

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Scottish Champion in 1908, 1909 and 1913. Mackenzie was the regular columnist of Birmingham's Daily Post. The Glasgow Herald of Oct 24, 1936 mentions that Mackenzie had completed 40 years as chess column contributor to the newspaper.

Last updated: 2018-06-29 07:00:10

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 79  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs A J Mackenzie  0-1221894SimulC45 Scotch Game
2. R P Michell vs A J Mackenzie  1-0311904BCF-ch 1stB30 Sicilian
3. C E C Tattersall vs A J Mackenzie  0-1301904BCF-ch 1stC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
4. A J Mackenzie vs W Gunston 1-0351904LondonD66 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
5. A J Mackenzie vs O C Mueller 1-0231904LondonD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. A J Mackenzie vs Gunsberg  0-1411904LondonD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. A J Mackenzie vs L Van Vliet  1-0761904LondonD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. C E C Tattersall vs A J Mackenzie  1-0301904LondonB32 Sicilian
9. A Curnock vs A J Mackenzie 1-0361904LondonB20 Sicilian
10. A J Mackenzie vs Blackburne  ½-½441904BCF-ch 1stD26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
11. H E Atkins vs A J Mackenzie  1-0561904BCF-ch 1stD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
12. H Shoosmith vs A J Mackenzie 1-0281905BCF-ch 2ndD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. A J Mackenzie vs H E Atkins  0-1331905BCF-ch 2ndA53 Old Indian
14. G Bellingham vs A J Mackenzie  0-1381905BCF-ch 2ndA07 King's Indian Attack
15. W Gunston vs A J Mackenzie  1-0261905BCF-ch 2ndC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
16. A J Mackenzie vs W Ward 0-1601905BCF-ch 2ndD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
17. A J Mackenzie vs R P Michell  0-1391905BCF-ch 2ndD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
18. W C Palmer vs A J Mackenzie 1-0331905BCF-ch 2ndD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
19. W C Palmer vs A J Mackenzie  1-0331905BCF-ch 2ndD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. A J Mackenzie vs C H Sherrard  0-1481905BCF-ch 2ndD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. A J Mackenzie vs H E Atkins  1-0451907BCF-ch 4thD02 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Blackburne vs A J Mackenzie  ½-½511907BCF-ch 4thC49 Four Knights
23. A J Mackenzie vs C W Wilkins  1-0131908Birmingham, EnglandB23 Sicilian, Closed
24. A J Mackenzie vs S W Billings 1-0251908Birmingham CC - Cheltenham CCD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
25. A J Mackenzie vs W C Palmer  1-0401908BCF-ch 5thD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
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  GrahamClayton: Mackenzie wrote the chess column in the "Birmingham Post" newspaper from 1896 until his death in 1949.
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  GrahamClayton: Here is a quick win by Mackenzie that I have just uploaded to the database:

[Event "?"]
[Site "Birmingham, England"]
[Date "1908.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Arthur John Mackenzie"]
[Black "CW Wilkins"]
[Result "1-0"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 c5 4. exd5 cxd4 5. Qxd4 exd5 6. Qxd5 Nd7 7. Bf4 Ngf6 8. Qf3 Qb6 9. O-O-O a6 10. Re1+ Be7 11. Bc4 Qc5 12. Qe2 Nf8 13. Na4 1-0

Source: Otago Witness, Issue 2810, 22 January 1908, Page 75

Feb-05-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, Arthur John Mackenzie.
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