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Edmund Thorold’s Visit to Hull Church Institute Club, 18/01/1882

 

 It was almost an annual occurrence that Edmund Thorold visit to Hull, presumably stopping off en route from his home in the West Country, to visit relatives in Bridlington and thereabouts.  On such a visit, on 18/01/1882 he gave a simultaneous display against 11 players.

 

The British Chess Magazine  of 1882, page 61, recorded his results in a simultaneous display given to players at the Hull Church Institute Chess Club, as follows:

In finished games:

 

 

Thorold lost to

Trumble

William Edward Trumble

 

Pulsford

Edward Pulsford

Thorold beat

Crake

James Crake

 

Philip

Robert Harris Philip

 

Thompson

 

 

North

William George North

 

Peck

Thomas Arthur Peck

In unfinished games:

 

 

Thorold was better v.

Farrow

George Wright Farrow

 

Sergeant

 

 

Little

 

Thorold was worse v.

Bean

 

 

The BCM gave only surnames.  The leftmost column in the table gives the apparent identity of the Hull players.

 

 

Created

11/11/2019

Copyright © 2019 Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

11/11/2019