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Event: (unofficial) Varsity Match • Venue: [unknown] • Date: [day ? month ?] 1942 • last edited: Sunday March 21, 2021 10:02 AM
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This unofficial Varsity Chess Match between Oxford University and Cambridge University was held in [not known] on [day?] [month?] 1942. Two game scores from this match are available (one is a part-game).

Bd Oxford University 1942 Cambridge University Opening
1w John Warcup Cornforth (St Catherine's) 1-0 John Edward Richardson (Jesus)  
2b Hans Georg Artur Viktor Schenk (Exeter) 1-0 Stanley Norman Collings (Emmanuel) Slav, 29
3w Leonard Judah Richenberg (Corpus Christi) 1-0 Edward Granville Broadbent (St Catharine's)  
4b Peter Fairbairn Copping (St Catherine's) 1-0 Wilfred Walker (Christ's)  
5w Richard Shermer Lankester (Jesus) 0-1 John Harley-Mason (Corpus Christi)  
6b David Le Brun Jones (Trinity) ½-½ Eric Foster (St John's)  
7w Laurence Jonathan Cohen (Balliol) 0-1 John Ogden Outwater (Trinity)  

Sources: Oxford-Cambridge Chess Matches (1873-1987), compiled by Jeremy Gaige, Philadelphia 1987; BCM, May 1942, p108; CHESS, May 1942, p123.


Venue: not known. Oxford were white on the odd boards.

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