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Event: 12th Stevenson Memorial Tournament • 55 games + 12 games from subsidiary events
Venue: Bognor Regis • Dates: 1-11 April 1964 • Download PGN • last updated: Monday January 3, 2022 7:09 PM

12th Stevenson Memorial, Bognor Regis - 1-11 April 1964 (Venue: Butlins, Bognor Regis)

1964 Bognor Regis International Resid. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11  Total 
1 Denis Victor Mardle Cheltenham ♦ 1/49 ◊ 1/58 ♦ ½/2 ◊ 1/54 ♦ 1/47 ◊ 1/19 ♦ ½/43 ◊ 1/9 ♦ 1/4 ◊ ½/7 ♦ 1/8
2 Harry Golombek Chalfont St Giles ◊ 1/22 ♦ ½/6 ◊ ½/1 ◊ ½/4 ♦ 1/54 ♦ 1/3 ◊ 1/19 ◊ 1/8 ♦ ½/9 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 1/21 8
3 Dusan Osmanagic * Yugoslavia ♦ 1/65 ◊ 1/10 ♦ 1/12 ♦ 0/23 ◊ 1/13 ◊ 0/2 ♦ 1/39 ◊ ½/5 ♦ ½/6 ◊ 1/43 ♦ 1/9 8
4 David Parr Ealing ♦ 1/20 ◊ 0/47 ◊ 1/57 ♦ ½/2 ◊ 1/21 ♦ 1/41 ◊ 1/18 ♦ 1/43 ◊ 0/1 ◊ ½/9 ♦ 1/13 8
5 William R Hartston Enfield ♦ 1/63 ◊ ½/52 ♦ 0/11 ◊ ½/40 ♦ 1/27 ◊ 1/10 ◊ 1/36 ♦ ½/3 ◊ ½/19 ♦ ½/23 ◊ 1/26
6 Nikola Karaklajic * Yugoslavia ♦ 1/71 ◊ ½/2 ♦ ½/52 ◊ 0/18 ♦ 1/44 ◊ 1/7 ◊ ½/12 ♦ 1/22 ◊ ½/3 ♦ ½/19 ◊ 1/23
7 David Lees Bury, Lancs ◊ 1/24 ◊ 1/41 ◊ 0/36 ♦ ½/21 ◊ ½/39 ♦ 0/6 ◊ 1/30 ♦ 1/48 ◊ 1/12 ♦ ½/1 ◊ 1/19
8 Michael J Basman Esher ◊ 1/44 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 0/19 ♦ ½/41 ◊ 1/33 ♦ 1/42 ◊ ½/13 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/43 ♦ 1/22 ◊ 0/1 7
9 Bernard Cafferty Birmingham ◊ 1/28 ◊ 1/30 ♦ ½/54 ♦ ½/42 ◊ 1/12 ♦ 1/36 ◊ 1/23 ♦ 0/1 ◊ ½/2 ♦ ½/4 ◊ 0/3 7
10 Peter W Hempson London ◊ 1/17 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 1/16 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 1/55 ♦ 0/5 ♦ 0/29 ◊ 1/67 ♦ 1/56 ◊ 1/39 ♦ 1/38 7
11 Michael Macdonald-Ross London ◊ 1/32 ♦ ½/33 ◊ 1/5 ◊ ½/34 ♦ 0/43 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 1/37 ♦ 1/40 ◊ 0/21 ♦ 1/47 ◊ 1/27 7
12 Zvonimir Mestrovic * Yugoslavia ◊ 1/16 ♦ 1/18 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 1/52 ♦ 0/9 ◊ 1/47 ♦ ½/6 ◊ ½/23 ♦ 0/7 ◊ 1/41 ♦ 1/24 7
13 Ludwig Rellstab West Germany ♦ ½/40 ◊ 1/25 ♦ ½/56 ◊ 1/10 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 1/11 ♦ ½/8 ♦ ½/18 ◊ 1/33 ◊ 1/2 ◊ 0/4 7
14 Jan Bonkenburg Netherlands ◊ 1/64 ♦ 0/8 ◊ ½/17 ♦ 0/33 ◊ ½/32 ♦ 0/37 ◊ 1/65 ♦ 1/63 ♦ 1/57 ◊ ½/38 ♦ 1/43
15 S Bonkenburg Netherlands ◊ 0/41 ♦ 0/45 ♦ ½/20 ◊ 0/35 ♦ 1/69 ◊ ½/58 ♦ 1/53 ◊ 1/49 ♦ ½/52 ◊ 1/46 ♦ 1/34
16 Michael M Broido Wembley ♦ 0/12 ◊ 1/55 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 1/49 ♦ 0/26 ◊ ½/31 ♦ 0/20 ◊ 1/58 ♦ 1/67 ◊ 1/52 ♦ 1/36
17 Raymond D Keene London ♦ 0/10 ◊ 1/62 ♦ ½/14 ◊ ½/28 ◊ ½/52 ♦ 1/67 ◊ ½/33 ♦ ½/34 ◊ 1/42 ♦ ½/27 ◊ ½/22
18 (Dr) Abraham Learner Bexhill ♦ 1/62 ◊ 0/12 ◊ 1/61 ♦ 1/6 ◊ ½/42 ♦ 1/48 ♦ 0/4 ◊ ½/13 ♦ 0/23 ◊ ½/36 ♦ 1/44
19 P Stuart Milner-Barry Blackheath ◊ 1/45 ♦ 1/39 ◊ 1/8 ♦ 1/36 ◊ ½/23 ♦ 0/1 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/52 ♦ ½/5 ◊ ½/6 ♦ 0/7
20 A F Morgan London ◊ 0/4 ♦ 0/26 ◊ ½/15 ♦ 0/50 ◊ 1/64 ♦ 1/70 ◊ 1/16 ♦ 0/21 ◊ 1/54 ♦ 1/48 ◊ 1/42
21 David E Rumens Harrow ♦ 0/52 ◊ 1/63 ♦ 1/30 ½/7 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 0/46 ♦ 1/31 ◊ 1/20 ♦ 1/11 ◊ 1/44 ♦ 0/2
22 Andrew P Sombor London ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/70 ♦ 1/49 ◊ ½/38 ♦ ½/59 ◊ 1/29 ♦ 1/46 ◊ 0/6 ♦ 1/24 ◊ 0/8 ♦ ½/17
23 David G Wells Bristol ♦ 1/37 ◊ 1/38 ♦ 1/47 ◊ 1/3 ♦ ½/19 ◊ 0/43 ♦ 0/9 ♦ ½/12 ◊ 1/18 ◊ ½/5 ♦ 0/6
24 João Maria Cordovil Portugal ♦ 0/7 ◊ 1/37 ♦ 1/58 ◊ 0/47 ◊ ½/ ♦ 1/51 ◊ ½/48 ♦ 1/26 ◊ 0/22 ♦ 1/33 ◊ 0/12 6
25 John H Jones Exeter ◊ ½/48 ♦ 0/13 ♦ 0/59 ◊ 1/69 ♦ 0/46 ◊ 1/49 ♦ ½/45 ◊ 0/30 ◊ 1/65 ♦ 1/56 ◊ 1/47 6
26 Kenneth W Lloyd London ♦ 0/58 ◊ 1/20 ♦ ½/60 ♦ ½/29 ◊ 1/16 ◊ ½/34 ♦ ½/41 ◊ 0/24 ♦ 1/46 ◊ 1/40 ♦ 0/5 6
27 Risto Nicevski * Yugoslavia ♦ 0/30 ◊ 1/53 ♦ 0/43 ◊ 1/31 ◊ 0/5 ♦ 1/55 ◊ 1/32 ♦ ½/39 ◊ 1/35 ◊ ½/17 ♦ 0/11 6
28 Fernando Perez Conde Spain ♦ 0/9 ◊ 1/71 ♦ ½/40 ♦ ½/17 ◊ 1/37 ♦ 0/39 ◊ 0/35 ♦ 0/47 ◊ ½/59 ◊ 1/67 ♦ 1/52
29 Alan K Crombleholme New Malden ♦ ½/34 ◊ 1/35 ♦ 0/38 ◊ ½/26 ◊ 1/50 ♦ 0/22 ◊ 1/10 ♦ 0/33 ◊ ½/40 ♦ 0/42 ◊ 1/57
30 Brian J Denman Hove ◊ 1/27 ♦ 0/9 ◊ 0/21 ◊ ½/58 ♦ 1/45 ◊ ½/35 ♦ 0/7 ♦ 1/25 ◊ 0/47 ♦ ½/57 ◊ 1/51
31 Ronald A Doney Durham ♦ 0/47 ◊ 1/50 ◊ 0/41 ♦ 0/27 ◊ 1/63 ♦ ½/16 ◊ 0/21 ♦ 1/60 ◊ 1/51 ♦ ½/32 ◊ ½/37
32 Michael John Dymond Portsmouth ♦ 0/11 ◊ 0/60 ♦ ½/50 ◊ 1/62 ♦ ½/14 ◊ 1/61 ♦ 0/27 ♦ 1/37 ◊ ½/48 ◊ ½/31 ♦ ½/41
33 Terry C Fox Kingston-upon-Thames ♦ 1/53 ◊ ½/11 ♦ 0/34 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 0/8 ◊ 1/56 ♦ ½/17 ◊ 1/29 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 0/24 ♦ ½/39
34 Owen M Hindle Norwich ◊ ½/29 ♦ 1/51 ◊ 1/33 ♦ ½/11 ◊ 0/36 ♦ ½/26 ◊ ½/52 ◊ ½/17 ♦ 0/44 ♦ 1/35 ◊ 0/15
35 Harry Gethin Thorp Matchett Bexhill ◊ ½/46 ♦ 0/29 ◊ ½/44 ♦ 1/15 ◊ ½/57 ♦ ½/30 ♦ 1/28 ◊ ½/41 ♦ 0/27 ◊ 0/34 ♦ 1/55
36 Alan K May Surbiton ♦ 1/55 ◊ 1/43 ♦ 1/7 ◊ 0/19 ♦ 1/34 ◊ 0/9 ♦ 0/5 ◊ ½/44 ♦ ½/41 ♦ ½/18 ◊ 0/16
37 Ronald Nicholas Hove ◊ 0/23 ♦ 0/24 ♦ 1/70 ◊ 1/68 ♦ 0/28 ◊ 1/14 ♦ 0/11 ◊ 0/32 ♦ 1/49 ◊ 1/45 ♦ ½/31
38 Roger Leslie Paige Exeter ◊ 1/50 ♦ 0/23 ◊ 1/29 ½/22 ◊ 0/41 ♦ ½/57 ◊ 1/47 ♦ ½/42 ◊ ½/39 ♦ ½/14 ◊ 0/10
39 Wilfred Henry Pratten Fareham ♦ 1/70 ◊ 0/19 ♦ ½/45 ◊ 1/46 ♦ ½/7 ◊ 1/28 ◊ 0/3 ◊ ½/27 ♦ ½/38 ♦ 0/10 ◊ ½/33
40 Robert P Ross Hull ◊ ½/13 ♦ ½/57 ◊ ½/28 ♦ ½/5 ◊ ½/51 ♦ 1/59 ◊ ½/42 ◊ 0/11 ♦ ½/29 ♦ 0/26 ◊ 1/50
41 Richard E Smith Edenbridge ♦ 1/15 ◊ 0/7 ♦ 1/31 ½/8 ♦ 1/38 ◊ 0/4 ◊ ½/26 ♦ ½/35 ◊ ½/36 ♦ 0/12 ◊ ½/32
42 Norman B Stockman Hove ♦ ½/56 ◊ 1/69 ♦ 1/46 ◊ ½/9 ♦ ½/18 ◊ 0/8 ♦ ½/40 ◊ ½/38 ♦ 0/17 ◊ 1/29 ♦ 0/20
43 (Patricia) Anne Sunnucks Woolwich ◊ 1/60 ♦ 0/36 ◊ 1/27 ♦ 1/56 ◊ 1/11 ♦ 1/23 ◊ ½/1 ◊ 0/4 ♦ 0/8 ♦ 0/3 ◊ 0/14
44 Fritz Van Seters Belgium ♦ 0/8 ◊ 1/65 ♦ ½/35 ◊ ½/59 ◊ 0/6 ♦ 1/60 ◊ 1/57 ♦ ½/36 ◊ 1/34 ♦ 0/21 ◊ 0/18
45 J Berry Hereford ♦ 0/19 ◊ 1/15 ◊ ½/39 ♦ 0/60 ◊ 0/30 ♦ ½/68 ◊ ½/25 ♦ 1/55 ◊ ½/50 ♦ 0/37 ◊ 1/59 5
46 John R Cooke London ♦ ½/35 ◊ 1/68 ◊ 0/42 ♦ 0/39 ◊ 1/25 ♦ 1/21 ◊ 0/22 ♦ 1/54 ◊ 0/26 ♦ 0/15 ◊ ½/48 5
47 (Dr) Jan Glaser Newcastle ◊ 1/31 ♦ 1/4 ◊ 0/23 ♦ 1/24 ◊ 0/1 ♦ 0/12 ♦ 0/38 ◊ 1/28 ♦ 1/30 ◊ 0/11 ♦ 0/25 5
48 Donald G Mackay Balham ♦ ½/25 ◊ 0/56 ♦ 1/62 ♦ 1/67 ◊ 1/60 ◊ 0/18 ♦ ½/24 ◊ 0/7 ♦ ½/32 ◊ 0/20 ♦ ½/46 5
49 Richard Arnold Collins Hayes ◊ 0/1 ♦ 1/64 ◊ 0/22 ♦ 0/16 ◊ 1/65 ♦ 0/25 ◊ 1/68 ♦ 0/15 ◊ 0/37 ◊ ½/61 ♦ 1/67
50 Charles Ambrose Scott Damant Hastings ♦ 0/38 ♦ 0/31 ◊ ½/32 ◊ 1/20 ♦ 0/29 ◊ ½/53 ♦ 1/61 ◊ 0/56 ♦ ½/45 ◊ 1/63 ♦ 0/40
51 J A Flood Exeter ♦ ½/69 ◊ 0/34 ♦ ½/68 ◊ 1/63 ♦ ½/40 ◊ 0/24 ♦ 0/54 ◊ 1/64 ♦ 0/31 ◊ 1/58 ♦ 0/30
52 Arthur Hall Hastings ◊ 1/21 ♦ ½/5 ◊ ½/6 ◊ 0/12 ♦ ½/17 ◊ 1/54 ♦ ½/34 ♦ 0/19 ◊ ½/15 ♦ 0/16 ◊ 0/28
53 Otto H Hardy Loughborough ◊ 0/33 ♦ 0/27 ◊ 1/71 ♦ 0/55 ◊ ½/68 ♦ ½/50 ◊ 0/15 ◊ 1/61 ♦ ½/63 ♦ ½/59 ◊ ½/56
54 Stanley Charles Love Wimbledon ◊ 1/59 ♦ 1/61 ◊ ½/9 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 0/2 ♦ 0/52 ◊ 1/51 ◊ 0/46 ♦ 0/20 ◊ 0/55 ♦ 1/63
55 M R Mahdavi Iran ◊ 0/36 ♦ 0/16 ♦ 1/65 ◊ 1/53 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 0/27 ♦ ½/58 ◊ 0/45 ◊ 1/60 ♦ 1/54 ◊ 0/35
56 C M Payne Horley ◊ ½/42 ♦ 1/48 ◊ ½/13 ◊ 0/43 ♦ ½/24 ♦ 0/33 ◊ ½/59 ♦ 1/50 ◊ 0/10 ◊ 0/25 ♦ ½/53
57 W Arthur Winser Hastings ♦ ½/68 ◊ ½/40 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 1/61 ♦ ½/35 ◊ ½/38 ♦ 0/44 ♦ 1/59 ◊ 0/14 ◊ ½/30 ♦ 0/29
58 P J Adams Norwich ◊ 1/26 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 0/24 ♦ ½/30 ◊ 0/67 ♦ ½/15 ◊ ½/55 ♦ 0/16 ◊ 1/68 ♦ 0/51 ◊ ½/60 4
59 P R Hindley Esher / Oxford ♦ 0/54 ♦ ½/67 ◊ 1/25 ♦ ½/44 ◊ ½/22 ◊ 0/40 ♦ ½/56 ◊ 0/57 ♦ ½/28 ◊ ½/53 ♦ 0/45 4
60 John M Ripley Liverpool ♦ 0/43 ♦ 1/32 ◊ ½/26 ◊ 1/45 ♦ 0/48 ◊ 0/44 ♦ 0/67 ◊ 0/31 ♦ 0/55 ◊ 1/65 ♦ ½/58 4
61 R Williams Doncaster ◊ 1/67 ◊ 0/54 ♦ 0/18 ♦ 0/57 ◊ 1/70 ♦ 0/32 ◊ 0/50 ♦ 0/53 ◊ 1/64 ♦ ½/49 ◊ ½/68 4
62 A Ayriss London ◊ 0/18 ♦ 0/17 ◊ 0/48 ♦ 0/32 ◊ 1/71 ♦ ½/65 ◊ 0/63 ♦ ½/68 ♦ 0/66 ◊ ½/70 ♦ 1/69
63 Wilfred Evans Chorleywood ◊ 0/5 ♦ 0/21 ◊ 1/64 ♦ 0/51 ♦ 0/31 ◊ 1/69 ♦ 1/62 ◊ 0/14 ◊ ½/53 ♦ 0/50 ◊ 0/54
64 John M Gorton St Leonards ♦ 0/14 ◊ 0/49 ♦ 0/63 ◊ 0/65 ♦ 0/20 1 / bye ◊ 1/70 ♦ 0/51 ♦ 0/61 ◊ 1/69 ♦ ½/66
65 Rodney E James Banstead ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/44 ◊ 0/55 ♦ 1/64 ♦ 0/49 ◊ ½/62 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 1/69 ♦ 0/25 ♦ 0/60 ♦ 1/70
66 Richard C Lemon Surbiton             ♦ ½/69 ♦ 1/70 ◊ 1/62 ♦ ½/68 ◊ ½/64 3½ / 5
67 Richard J Lighton Birmingham ♦ 0/61 ◊ ½/59 ♦ 1/69 ◊ 0/48 ♦ 1/58 ◊ 0/17 ◊ 1/60 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 0/16 ♦ 0/28 ◊ 0/49
68 Richard W O'Brien Gants Hill ◊ ½/57 ♦ 0/46 ◊ ½/51 ♦ 0/37 ♦ ½/53 ◊ ½/45 ♦ 0/49 ◊ ½/62 ♦ 0/58 ◊ ½/66 ♦ ½/61
69 Patric Kirtlan § Brighton ◊ ½/51 ♦ 0/42 ◊ 0/67 ♦ 0/25 ◊ 0/15 ♦ 0/63 ◊ ½/66 ♦ 0/65 ◊ 1/70 ♦ 0/64 ◊ 0/62 2
70 Ernest George Exell Westcliff ◊ 0/39 ♦ 0/22 ◊ 0/37 ♦ 1/71 ♦ 0/61 ◊ 0/20 ♦ 0/64 ◊ 0/66 ♦ 0/29 ♦ ½/62 ◊ 0/65
71 Kevin S P O'Byrne High Wycombe ◊ 0/6 ♦ 0/28 ♦ 0/53 ◊ 0/70 ♦ 0/62             0 / 5

Source for crosstable: results as reported in the Times
* names of Yugoslav players in BCM, the BCF Yearbook and The Times – B Osmanagic, N Karaklaic, L Mestrovic and R Nichevski. In the Di Felice book three of these have been interpreted as Dusan Osmanagic, Nikola Karaklajic and Zvominir Mestrovic, with the other not mentioned as there is a cut-off after the 6½/11 score. That may well be right though I'm not entirely sure. I've interpreted R Nichevski as Risto Nicevski. Note, the Di Felice book gets two British players' names wrong - it gives Frank Parr and Peter Nicholas Lee for the correct David Parr and David Lees.
§ BH Wood mentioned that Patric Kirtlan was an astrologer and he is referred to elsewhere on the web as a professional astrologer.

The Times, 13 April 1964: "Mardle is a West of England player and so not qualified for the Southern Counties Championship; Hence the struggle for second place in the tournament was also a contest for the Southern Counties Championship title. Three players, Golornbek, Osmanagic, and Parr, who all won their last round games, tied for second place with eight points.
The tie was resolved by counting the scores of the respective opponents, and as Golombek’s total was superior to Parr’s he became the 1964 Southern Counties champion."

The Times, 10 April 1964: "Tournament officials were baffled last night by beheaded Black Knights and White Queens that have been spirited away. Mr. N[orman]. Fishlock-Lomax, the congress director, said: 'It's a very curious affair. The Black Knights look as if they have been badly handled and there is no trace of the missing Queens.' He added that with more than 300 chess sets in use 'these things do happen', But he would like to know why only two of each set were involved."

Daily Herald, 7 April 1964: "Nikolai beats chess clock – Nikolai Karaklaic, the Jugoslav international chess master, who postponed a game in the Bognor Regis Chess congress because he wanted to see Sunday Night at the Palladium, beat Mr. David Lees of Bury, Lancs, in just eight moves yesterday. This was the quickest result of the congress. Mr Karaklaic's playing time was two minutes." This happened in round six. Karaklajic was White. So far I have not been able to trace the score. JS


[BCM, May 1964, p125ff]

Bognor Regis International Congress

A record entry of 416 players took part in the Twelfth Bognor Regis International Congress held, as last year, in Butlin’s Holiday Camp, from April 1st to 11th [1964].

Of the seventy competitors in the Stevenson Memorial Tournament, eleven (Karaklaic, Mestrovic, Nichevski, Osmanagic, Rellstab, van Seters, S. [sic] Bonkenburg, P. Bonkenburg, Conde, Mahdavi, and Cordovil) came from overseas. Two other masters, the Hungarians L. M. Kovacs and N. Barczay, failed to turn up owing to visa difficulties.

After Round 3 four players had scored full points: they were Milner-Barry, May, Osmanagic, and Wells. Round 4 saw the defeat of last year’s winner, international master N. Karaklaic, who was completely outplayed by Dr. A. Learner—the former Birmingham and Melbourne player who has recently returned from Australia. Wells kept in the lead by disposing of Osmanagic, and so did Milner-Barry by winning against May.

In Round 5 Mardle took the lead by scoring against Glaser, while Milner-Barry and Wells drew their game. Osmanagic beat Rellstab, May defeated Hindle and Miss Sunnucks, with an excellent win over McDonald-Ross, came up among the leaders.

Mardle kept the lead in Round 6 with an important win against Milner-Barry. The leaders then were: Mardle 5½; Cafferty and Miss Sunnucks 5; Golombek, Dr. Learner, Milner-Barry, Parr, and Wells 4½.

In Round 7 Mardle had a lucky escape against Miss Sunnucks, who missed a probable win in the ending. By defeating Wells, Cafferty came up to share the lead with 6 points, in front of Golombek, Parr, and Miss Sunnucks 5½; Hartston, Osmanagic, Sombor, and Basman 5.

Mardle assumed sole lead with 7 points in Round 8 by beating Cafferty, while Golombek came up in second place by winning against Basman. Miss Sunnucks’ loss to Parr was the beginning of a disastrous run during which she failed to add even ½ point to her score.

In Round 9 Mardle strengthened his position by defeating Parr. Basman blundered away a Bishop against Miss Sunnucks in the opening, but managed to win the game by an ingenious king’s-side attack.

In the penultimate round Mardle made sure of First Prize by drawing with Lees, as none of his rivals could reach his score of 8½. Golombek, in trying to win at all cost, over-reached himself and lost to Rellstab. Basman came up to equal second with Cafferty, Golombek Osmanagic, Parr, and Rellstab, all with 7.

In the eleventh and last round, Mardle added another point to his already winning lead by a fine win over Basman. This was his second victory in the Stevenson having tied with Gereben in 1959. Golombek (v. Rumens), Osmanagic (v. Cafferty), and Parr (v. Rellstab) all won their games thereby tying for second place. The 1964 S.C.C.U. title went to Golombek thanks to a better Sonneborne-Berger count than that of Parr. Both Mardle (West of England) and Osmanagic (Yugoslavia) were not qualified.

The prizes were: £100, £40, £20, £10, and £5.

Any report on the Bognor Congress, now one of the most important in the British Isles, would be incomplete without a tribute to all those who have made it possible, namely, the founder, J. N. Fishlock-Lomax, and his band of helpers, Miss H. R. Titcomb, Miss L. Arness, Messrs. E. Croker, S. Baldwin, P. Morrish, M. W. Lee, etc. Mention must also be made of international master R. G. Wade, who controlled the Stevenson Tournament.

Next year’s congress will be held from April 21st May 1st [1965]—a much more pleasant time, when Mr. Fishlock-Lomax hopes to get an entry of over 500!


Championship Reserve (ten-day all-play-all).—(1) George S Botterill 8; (2) Alan Edgar Nield 7½.

Major (ten-day all-play-all).—(1-2) J. S. Bennett and George A Peck 7½.
Major (six-day all-play-all, morning).—(1-2) Leslie Edward Vine and R. H. Williams 6.
Major (six-day all-play-all, afternoon).—(1) Keith M Oliff 6; (2-3) Nigel J Kalton and D. R. Smith 5.

First Class (six-day all-play-all, morning).—(1) Richard B E Bryant 6½; (2) Miss Dinah M Dobson 6.
First Class (six-day all-play-all, afternoon).—(1) F. C. Shorter 5½; (2-3) M. S. Phillips and L. West 5.

Open (six-day all-play-all).—(1) Peter R Morriss 7; (2) Richard C Lemon 5½.

Second Class (six-day all-play-all).—(1) G. W. Kilmister 6; (2-3) Francis Marcus Mylechreest and M. Negus 5.

SCCU U18 Boys’ Championship (five-day Swiss).—(1) M. G. Smith 5½; (2) Nigel John Kalton 5.
SCCU U16 Boys’ Championship (five-day Swiss).—(1) Terry D Baldwin 6; (2) Louis de Veauce 5½.
SCCU U14 Boys’ Championship (five-day Swiss).—(1) Trevor W Robbins 6; (2-4) P. Chubb, Peter F Rosman, and S. Thompson 5½.
SCCU U12 Boys’ Championship (five-day Swiss).—(1-3) Howard J Price, C. Sass, and Maurice J Staples 6.
SCCU U12 Girls’ Championship (five-day Swiss).—(1) J. Richardson 6½ (2-3) S. Noble and P. Withers 6.
Junior Supporting Event (five-day Swiss).—(1-2) G. Beveridge and F. Matika 6, (3-4) Miss Ida J Glaser (Newcastle) and C. Hanlon 5.

Major (five-day all-play-all).—(1) K. F. Champion 4; (2) E. L. Palmer 3½.
Major (five-round Swiss).—(1-2) Richard B E Bryant and G. Havard 4.

First Class (five-day all-play-all, morning).—(1-2) J. Keen and M. D. Moore 4.
First Class (five-day all-play-all, afternoon).—(1) H. E. Donovan 5; (2) P. H. Collins 3½

Second Class (five-day Swiss).—(1) Kenneth Henry Staines 4½; (2) Roger L Gittins 4.
Second Class (five-day all-play-all).—(1) G. W. Kilmister 5; (2) Mrs. Laura Ethel Amelia Start (née Whitehouse) 4.

Open Swiss (five-day).—(1) Raymond Bott 4; (2-3) D. Brydon and Richard C Lemon 3½.

Weekend Major (five-round Swiss).—(1) Terence Clifford Noyce 4½/5; (2) S. J. Ridout 4.
Weekend Major Reserves (six-round all-play-all).—(1) B. C. Wyatt 4½; (2) H. T. Walker 3½.
Weekend Minor (five-round Swiss).—(1) A. J. Thurgood 4½/5; (2) R. I. Ross 4.


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Date Notes
1 January 2022 Original upload with 51 games from the main tournament plus 12 from subsidiary events. I am very grateful to Brian Denman for supplying me with 26 of those games and for amendments to names.
1 January 2022 Ulrich Tamm has contributed two further games from the Stevenson Memorial, both played in round 9: (1) Van Seters 1-0 Hindle; (2) R.Williams 1-0 J.Gorton. Many thanks, Ulrich.
2 January 2022 Two more games from the Bognor International: (1) W.Hartston 1-0 A.May (rd 7); (2) M.Basman 1-0 PA Sunnucks (rd 9). Thanks to Andy Ansel for submitting them.
3 January 2022 Two games have been amended: (1) Pratten-Cooke (rd 4) - 19...f6 instead of 19...f5, to tally with the score in Roger Paige's Pratten book; (2) Basman-Van Seters (rd 1): Junior Chess Magazine has 11...h5 instead of 11...h6 as given in BCM, but BCM's version still looks more likely. My thanks to Andy Ansel for drawing my attention to these differences.