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1874: Bradford v Leeds

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Sheffield Sub-Site

 

Played at Bradford,

on the evening of Friday, 20/02/1874,

over 9 boards, 3 games per board (time permitting)

 

The results in this match, as reported in the Bradford Observer of Thursday, 25/02/1874, using the system of recording the results then favoured by the Observer and adding board numbers, were as follows:

 

 

Bradford

Won

Lost

Drawn

Leeds

Won

Lost

Drawn

1

Mr. Petty

0

2

0

Mr. White

2

0

0

2

Mr. Menssing

0

0

1

Mr. Stokoe

0

0

1

3

Mr. Waldheim

2

0

1

Mr. Stringer

0

2

1

4

Mr. Fieldsend

0

0

0

Mr. Dunn

0

0

0

5

Mr. Illingworth

3

0

0

Mr. Trickett

0

3

0

6

Mr. Plate

1

2

0

Mr. Taylor

2

1

0

7

Mr. Isitt

2

0

0

Mr. Dobson

0

2

0

8

Mr. Braithwaite

0

1

0

Mr. Hudson

1

0

0

9

Mr. McKinlay

0

1

0

Mr. Gaunt

1

0

0

 

Total

8

6

2

Total

6

8

2

 

Bradford were stated to have won by two games (i.e. 9-7).  No comment was made on the absence of any result on board 4.

 

Identities of the players, where discernible, are as follows:

 

Braithwaite

Bradford

 

Dobson

Leeds

T (or TG) Dobson

Dunn [sic]

Leeds

F Dunne

Fieldsend

Bradford

Thomas Fieldsend *

Gaunt

Leeds

Edwin Gaunt

Hudson

Leeds

Joshua Gibson Hudson

Illingworth

Bradford

possibly A Illingworth

Isitt

Bradford

George Hannibal Isitt

McKinlay

Bradford

W McKinley

Menssing

Bradford

Gustavus Adolphus Menssing

Petty

Bradford

Joshua Petty

Plate

Bradford

W Plate

Stokoe

Leeds

Thomas Young Stokoe

Stringer

Leeds

John William Stringer

Taylor

Leeds

Samuel Taylor

Trickett

Leeds

William Trickett

Waldheim

Bradford

F Waldheim

White

Leeds

James White

 

 

Created

09/05/2014

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

09/05/2014