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1892: Leeds v Birmingham St. George’s

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Played at Leeds Chess Club,

on Saturday, 13/02/1892,

over 11 boards, 1 game per board.

 

This was Birmingham St. George’s third visit to Yorkshire.  Previously they had defeated Bradford, and lost to Sheffield on 29/11/1890.  Play lasted about 3 hours.  The match was reported in the Sheffield Independent of 15/02/1892, page 7, and also in the British Chess Magazine of 1892, page 103.

 

Leeds

6½‑4½

Birmingham

J S West

1@0

W T Smallman

F P Wildman

½@½

J J Spence

A Bilbrough

0-1

W R Taylor

F E Spedding

½@½

W M Perry

T Y Stokoe

0-1

Herr Ott

J Musgrove

1-0

J A Mackenzie

I M Brown

½-½

T H Billington

F C Howell

1-0

A J Mackenzie

J F Dittmar

0-1

(H) T Chapman

W Carter

1-0

T W Trought

J P Myers

1-0

E W Adams

@ denotes adjudication of unfinished game

 

The Sheffield Independent had “J A Dittmarr” (wrong) and “T Chapman”, whereas the BCM had “E Dittmar” (wrong) and “H T Chapman”.

 

“Herr Ott” was Moritz (aka “Maurice”) Ott, born 1825/26, Prague, died 08/02/1896, aged 70, in the vicinity of King’s Norton.

 

 

Created

15/11/2017

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

15/11/2017