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1888: Yorkshire v Ireland, by correspondence

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At the annual meeting of the Yorkshire County Chess Club in November 1887, at Bradford, it was to challenge both Scotland and Ireland to correspondence matches.

 

The match with Ireland soon got off the ground, the team being as follows:

 

 

Yorkshire

14

12

Ireland

1

James Rayner (Leeds)

0‑1

½‑½

P Rynd (Dublin)

2

F H Wright (Wakefield)

 

 

G D Soffe (Dublin)

3

F Toothill (Leeds)

1‑0

1‑0

J Neill (Belfast)

4

J A Woollard (Bradford)

1‑0

1‑0

M S Wollett (Dublin)

5

T Y Stokoe (Leeds)

1‑0

1‑0

R W Barnett (Belfast)

6

S B Slack (Sheffield)

0‑1

½‑½

S Gunning JP (Cookstown)

7

Arthur W Common (Halifax)

1‑0

½‑½

J Morphy (Dublin)

8

J S West (Leeds)

1‑0

1‑0

F Hobson

9

P Whitley (Halifax)

 

 

A S Peake (Dublin)

10

F Lamb (Sheffield)

0‑1

0‑1

R Tennant JP (Belfast)

11

T G Hart (Hull)

1‑0

½‑½

W Nicholls (Mullingar)

12

S M Cockin (Halifax)

1‑0

0‑1

D D Perrse (Ballinrobe)

13

T Spencer (Bradford)

0‑1

0‑1

A Hill (Ballinrobe)

14

W Ives (Leeds)

0‑1

½‑½

W Steen (Belfast)

15

J A Guy (Bradford)

0‑1

½‑½

S J Magowan (Belfast)

 

The games on boards 2 were abandoned.  The players at board 9 were mentioned in the pairings, but not in the results {BCM 1889, p. 56].

 

 

Created

31/08/2013

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

31/08/2013