Pentecost tournament, Scarborough
22-05-1926 > 29-05-1926
|1||Alekhine, Alexander Alexandrovich||FRA||–||½||1||1||1||1||1||5½|
|2||Thomas, George Alan||ENG||½||–||1||½||1||1||1||5|
|4||Goldstein, Maurice Edward||AUS||0||½||0||–||½||1||1||3|
|6||Reid, G M||ENG||0||0||0||0||0||–||1||1|
|3||Seitz, Jakob Adolf||GER||½||1||–||½||½||0||1||3½|
|7||Morrison, John Harold||ENG||0||0||0||0||½||1||–||1½|
|2||Alekhine, Alexander Alexandrovich||FRA||1||1||2|
|3rd prize play-off||1||2||Tot|
|1||Thomas, George Alan||ENG||1||1||2|
Colle won his qualification group due to a better Berger score. This gave him the opportunity to play a short match against Alekhine, but here he was outclassed. The crosstables and the playing schedule come from Colle’s own coverage in . The latter is never made explicit, but it seems like there were three days on which two games were played, or at least started. Apparently, there was also a blitz tournament which was won ex aequo by Colle and Alekhine, before Znosko-Borovsky, Baratz, Thomas, Kahn, etc. The games are widely available. I took them from .
- Some confirmation of the playing schedule.
- Reid’s first names.
- Le Soir 26-31/05/1926