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On the evening of Wednesday 05/12/1928, Fred Dewhirst Yates gave a simultaneous display at Rotherham YMCA, taking on 24 opponents at the same time.  This was his second visit such to Rotherham, the previous occasion having been in 1923.  His score was +21, =1, -2:

 

F D Yates

0-1

T Townend

(Dalton Chess Club)

0-1

B Oliver

(Rotherham, and Unionist)

½‑½

Herbert Joseph Veater

(Rotherham Chess Club secretary)

1-0

William James Woolhouse Day

a blind Rotherham player

20‑0

others

 

 

21½‑2½

 

 

 

On the previous evening he had given a similar display in Harrogate, where he won all his games.

 

 

 

Created

28/10/2019

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

28/10/2019