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Tournament: 7th British Championship (won by HE Atkins) (33 games of a possible 66, includes 21 games from subsid events)
Venue: Oxford • Dates: 15-26 August 1910 • Download PGN updated Sunday 10 January, 2021 2:18 PM

1910 British Chess Championship

1910 British Chess Championship Resid. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12  Total 
1 Atkins,Henry Ernest Leicester
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0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1
2 Yates,Fred Dewhirst Birstall 1
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0 0 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 0
3 Blackburne,Joseph Henry London ½ 1
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0 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1
4 Wainwright,George Edward London 0 1 1
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1 0 1 0 ½ 0 1 1
5 Blake,Joseph Henry London ½ 0 1 0
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1 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1
6 Paley-Hughes,William Alfred Hastings ½ 0 0 1 0
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½ 1 1 0 0 1 5
7 Colman,Eugene Ernest Straits Settlement 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½
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½ 1 1 1 0 5
8 Gibson,William P Glasgow 0 ½ 0 1 1 0 ½
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1 0 0 ½
9 Lewis,John A Liverpool 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 0
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1 1 1
10 Smith,Stephen Francis (Dr) London 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
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0 1 4
11 Smith,Frank Scuse Oxford 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
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1 4
12 Brown,Fred Dudley 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 0
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"British Chess Federation: The Oxford Congress:—The following twelve have been selected to play in the Britich Championship Tournament at the Oxford Congress this month: J. H. Blackburne, J. H. Blake, E. C. [typo] Colman, Dr S. F. Smith, and G. E. Wainwright, London; Fred. Brown, Dudley; W. Gibson, Glasgow, H. E. Atkins, Huddersfield; J. Lewis, Liverpool ; F. D. Yates, Birstall ; F. S. Smith, Oxford; and W. Paley Hughes, Hastings.

1910 British Ladies Championship Resid. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12  Total 
1 Mrs Mary Mills Houlding Newport
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1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 9
2 Miss Agnes Bradley Lawson West Hartlepool 0
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1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 1
3 Mrs Gertrude Alison Anderson Woldingham 0 0
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½ 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1
4 Mrs Frances Dunn Herring Brighton 0 ½ ½
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½ 1 0 1 1 1 1 1
5 Miss Alice Grace Ruchon St Leonards 0 ½ 0 ½
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1 1 1 1 ½ 0 1
6 Miss Ann Dick Smith Cuninghame Edinburgh 1 0 0 0 0
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1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½
7 Mrs Emily Margaret Stevens Hastings 0 0 0 1 0 0
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1 0 1 1 1 5
8 Miss Georgiana Watson Hastings 1 0 0 0 0 ½ 0
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1 1 ½ 1 5
9 Mrs Amabel Nevill Gwyn Moseley Oxford 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
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1 0 1 3
10 Mrs Annie Sophia Roe London 0 ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0
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½ 0 3
11 Miss Alice Taylor Edinburgh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 ½ 1 ½
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0 3
12 Mrs Helena Eliza Sidney Hove 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 1
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"For the British Ladies’ Championship Tournament the competitors are Mrs A. S. Roe, London; Mrs Anderson, Waldingham; Miss Lawson, W. Hartlepool; Mrs Sidney, Hove; Miss Watson, Hastings; Mrs Herring, Brighton; Mrs Moseley, Oxford; Miss Ruchon and Mrs Stevens, Hastings: Miss Smith-Cunninghame and Miss Taylor, Edinburgh; and Mrs Houlding, Newport. [The same newspaper, dated 24 Aug 1910, referred to Miss Ruchon as "of St Leonards"]

1910 British Major Open Resid. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12  Total 
1 William Hewison Gunston Cambridge
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½ 0 1 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 9
2 James Chrismas Waterman Bury St Edmunds ½
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1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1
3 Alexander Parker Th Kerr Birmingham 1 0
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1 1 0 1 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 7
4 Georg Schories Bradford 0 1 0
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1 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 0 7
5 Arthur George West Yeovil 0 1 0 0
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1 0 1 1 1 1 1 7
6 John Ellis Parry Bangor 0 0 1 ½ 0
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1 0 1 1 1 1
7 Carrick Wardhaugh Glasgow 0 0 0 0 1 0
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1 1 1 1 1 6
8 John James O'Hanlon Portadown 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
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0 1 1 1 5
9 Allan William Edward Louis London ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 1
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1 1 1 5
10 Frank Brown Dudley 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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½ 1
11 E Funk London 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 0 ½
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1
12 Climenson Yelverton C Dawbarn Liverpool 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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1

"The Major Open Tournament will consist of R. E. Lean, Brighton; J. E. Parry, Bangor; A. P. T. Kerr, Birmingham ; J. C. Waterman, Bury St Edmunds; A. Lewis and E. Funk, London; Frank Brown, Dudley; G. Shories, Bradford; W. H. Gunston, Cambridge; C. Y. C. Dawbarn, Liverpool; C. Wardhaugh, Glasgow; and J. J. O’Hanlon, Portadown.

"The entries for the First-Class Tournament are: T. W. Letchworth, J. Macalister, E. A. Michell, and E. D. Palmer, London; R. G. Dixon Addey, French Park; J. Crum, Inveresk; H. Moss, Sleaford; A. West, Yeovil; F. R. Adcock, Norwich; A. Cliff, Harpenden; A. L. Stevenson and S. W. Billings, Cheltenham." (Falkirk Herald, Wednesday 3 August 1910)

"Oxford Congress Brilliancy-Prizes: Mr. Hoffer has adjudicated on the seventeen games sent in for these prizes, and has issued his re­port. The chief prize of £5, presented by Mr Naumann, has been divided equally between Messrs J. H. Blackburne and William Gibson (Glasgow) for games against Messrs F. S. Smith and J.H. Blake respectively. The Bishop of Trinidad's £2 2s prize has been divided between Messrs F. S. Smith, W. H. Gunston and J. E. Parry, for games against Messrs Brown, Shories, and Funk. Mr E. N. Frankenstein’s special prize for ladies has been held over, no game having attained the requisite standard of brilliancy." (Falkirk Herald - Wednesday 28 September 1910)


File Updated

Date Notes
August 2015 Original upload. Many thanks for help with games and names, etc, from Gerard Killoran, Richard James, David McAlister and Tim Harding. Much of our discussion on the subject may be read on this English Chess Forum thread.
3 May 2016 Corrected the score of the game SF Smith-Blackburne (Rd 6) with the move 18...Rfd8 (not 18...Re8).
27 April 2018 Added two moves (each colour) to the end of the score of Gibson-Blackburne (Rd 11) - thanks to Gerard Killoran.
12 May 2018 Added the game Houlding-Stevens (Rd 8, Ladies' Championship). Thanks to Brian Denman, who comments that Mrs Emily Margaret Stevens was the sister of the well-known organiser and player of the time, Herbert Dobell.
2 November 2020 Added crosstables for the Ladies and Major Open competitions.