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1900-01: Friendly Matches Played by Dronfield

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After its formation on 13/11/1900, Dronfield Chess Club engaged in a number of friendly matches with teams from Sheffield and Chesterfield, mostly at hope.  One match below was between two teams of Dronfield players, (Mr. W S Newton’s Team and Mr F T Newitt’s Team).  The following were all reported in the Derbyshire Courier.

 

Date

Bd

Home

Result

Away

Venue

12/02/1901

Dronfield

3-9

Cornish Place

Dronfield

Tuesday

1

W S Newton

1@1

W Prevett

2

L P Sayles *

0-2

B Higginbottom

3

X Jepson *

0-2

W Wall

4

H Bunting

½-1½

B Wallace

5

A Bickerstaff

½@1½

W Wingfield

6

W K Bedingfield

1-1

H Breeze

* = absent

@ = second games adjudicated due to lack of time

26/02/1901

Dronfield

3-2

St. George's

Dronfield

Tuesday

1

W S Newton

0-1

J H Taylor

2

G Ward

0-1

J H Marshall

3

A Bickerstaff

1-0

N E Sanderson

4

L P Sayles

1-0

H Thompson

5

W K Bedingfield

1-0

A H Paxton

13/03/1901

Dronfield

5-6

Chesterfield

Dronfield

Wednesday

1

X Jepson

0-1

Rev - Stoney

2

G Ward

1-1

Rev C Dyson

3

H Bunting

0-2

A E Hopkins

4

W S Newton

1-1

Mr. Wilson

5

Dr L P Sayles

2-0

W E Ford

6

A Bickerstaff

1-1

S Moore

01/05/1901

Mr W S Newton's

 

Mr F T Hewitt's

Dronfield

Wednesday

 

Team

1-9

Team

1

W S Newton

0-2

F T Hewitt

2

G Ward

1-1

S Newton

3

A Bickerstaff

0-2

R J Clarke

4

T Prestwich

0-2

X Jepson *

5

J W Brunton

0-2

A Machin

* Reported as "Z. Jepson", but it will have been Xeno Jepson

07/05/1901

Chesterfield

Dronfield

the Museum,

Wednesday

 

"Chesterfield won easily."

Stephenson

Memorial

Hall,

Chesterfield

24/08/1901

Dronfield

9½-8½

Sheffield YMCA

Dronfield

Saturday

1

F T Hewitt

1-1

G H Harrison

vicarage

2

C G Marshall

½-1½

A E Mercer

lawn

3

S Newton

½-1½

J E Bird

4

Rev C Dyson

1-1

C Sawtell

5

A Bickerstaff

1-1

T Warrington

6

G Ward

1-1

C H Platt

7

R Finks

2-0

E Youle

8

L P Sayles

1-1

J Bruce

9

G Wheelock

1½-½

B/E(?) Hart

 

 

Created

10/06/2015

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

10/06/2015