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1886: Grosmont v Whitby

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The Whitby Gazette of 11/12/1886 (page 4 of 4) reported as follows:

 

CHESS

WHITBY v. GROSMONT  A match between these club was played at Grosmont on Wednesday evening, and resulted in a victory for the home team.  Score:

 

Whitby

 

Grosmont

 

W. Grimshaw

- 0

R. Speed

- 1

W. Forth

0 0

R. Love

1 1

G. Miller

0 1

G. Schofield

1 0

R. Peguero

1 ½

Dr. Smailes

0 ½

E. Collier

0 0

J. Petch

1 1

W. V. Stephenson

0 0

W. Bird

1 1

T. Kingston

- 0

R. Bennison

- 1

W. Sawdon

0 0

F. Love

1 1

A. Calvert

0 0

G. Porritt

1 1

M. Matson

0 1

E. Jones

1 0

E. H. Kirby

1 1

J. Mann

0 0

H. Nicholson

0 1

J. Dyson

1 0

 

 

15½

 

The match was essentially a 12-board match with 2 games played per board, where time permitted.  Only one game was played on board 1 and only one board 7.

 

Identities of the players, where established:

 

R. Bennison

Robert Bennison

W. Bird

 

A. Calvert

Arthur Horne Calvert

E. Collier

Edwin Collier

J. Dyson

 

W. Forth

William Forth

W.Grimshaw

Walter Grimshaw

E. Jones

 

T. Kingston

Thomas Kingston

E. H. Kirby

 

R. Love

 

F. Love

 

J. Mann

James Mann or John Mann

M. Matson

William Matson ? ?

G. Miller

George Longbotham Miller

H. Nicholson

Henry Wilson Nicholson ? ?

R. Peguero

Ramon Peguero

J. Petch

James Petch

G. Porritt

 

W. Sawdon

William Sawdon

G. Schofield

 

Dr. Smailes

Dr. Francis William Smailes

R. Speed

Richard Speed

W. V. Stephenson

 

 

 

 

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13/12/2012

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13/12/2012