THE YORKSHIRE CHESS ASSOCIATION
(President – The LORD
Will hold its
Annual Meeting in the De Grey Rooms, York, during the week commencing
Monday, August 2nd, 1869.
be offered for competition as follows:-
CLASS I. – Open to all Provincial
Amateurs, on becoming members of the Association by a subscription of at
least 10s. 6d. The first prize will be of the value of £10.
CLASS II. – Open to members who, in
the opinion of the Executive Committee, are not strong enough for class
I. The first prize will be of the value of £5.
III. – Open to members who have never made a study of the game, or
who have not frequently played with strong players.
are members compete in the above classes.
Class III, and second and third Prizes in Classes I and II, will be awarded
at the discretion of the Executive Committee, depending on the funds at
become members of the Association by subscription of at least 10s. 6d. per
WILL NOT BE GIVEN IN MONEY,
but in Books, Plate, &c., as the successful competitors may choose,
subject to the approval of the Executive Committee.
Committee reserve to themselves the right of inviting any Metropolitan
Amateurs to become members of the Association, and take part in the play.
There are six
competitors for the Society’s Problem Prize. The award will be
made at this meeting.
admission for the week, to visitors (ladies and gentlemen), 2s. 6d. each.
to the prizes already mentioned, the Association offers in –
CLASS I. – A CHALLENGE CUP* OR PRIZE,
probable value £50, guaranteed value £40, to become the
property of the person who first twice wins the Society’s
£10 Prize – Mr. Thorald [sic, means Thorold] has won it once.
Competitors must pay £1 1s., in addition to their subscription as
- A CHALLENGE CUP* OR
PRIZE, probable value £20, to
become the property of the person who first twice wins the
Society’s £5 Prize – Mr. Fisher has won it once. Competitors
must pay 10s. 6d., in addition to their subscription as members.
Grove Lodge, York, Hon. Secretary.
A. B. SKIPWORTH, Bilsdale Parsonage,
Northallerton, Hon. Treasurer.
* These Prizes are not necessarily Cups, but the winner
may select his Prize, subject to the approval of the Executive
Committee. No Prize will be given in Money.