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KELLTXG WINS CHAMPIONSHIP. The thirteenth and final round in the chess tournament was pLaved at Christchurch yesterday., with the following results :—" Hill v. C K. Fox iC'aro Kami).—Hill won two pawns, and had an easily won game, bufl blundered badly and lost. Mara v. Kelling iPhilidor's Defence).— Mara sacrificed a pawn for the attack. Kelling defended carefully, but later on, through an oversight, allowed Mara, to win. a. bishop. Mara, however, went astray, lost a rook, and eventually the game. By winning this game Kelling gets the championship. He received hearty congratulations.

Buckett v. Pleasants (Scotch Gambit).— Pleasants defended weakly, losing a. pawn and getting a cramped game. Buckett pressed his advantage, and obtained his opponent's resignation at move 52. Severne v. Grierson (Four Knights Gamei. —Severne succeeded in winning a pawn and, with this advantage, ultiinatelv secured the came.

Dodds v. Moore (ijueen Knight's Opening).— Moore went in for a premature attack at the expense of development, lost two pieces, and capitulated on the twentysixth move.

Hicks v. B. G. Fox.—llicks scored by default. Barnes, a bve.

The unfinished games Buckett v. Barnes (round 4) and Kelling v. Severne (round 12) were completed' in the afternoon, Buckett resigning on tlie 102 nd move, and Severne resigning to Kelling. The scores of the completed gam as are :

Barnes and Severne were to complete their unfinished game this morning. Barnes is a passed pawn to the gpod. —Previous Champions.—

The following is a list of previous winners : 1879 H. Hookham, Chiistchurch. 1888—A. M. Ollivier. Chiistchurch. 1889— H. Uookhnm. Cln istchureh. 1890— R. .T. Barnes. Wellington. 1891— F. V". Siedebcrc:. Dunedin. 1892—F V. Siedeberg. Dunedin. 1895 J. Edwards, Wellington. 1894 W. Mackay, Wellington. 1895 —W. Meldrum, Rangitikei. 1896 R. J. Barnes, Wellington. 1897—8. J. Barnes. Wellington. 1893 R. A. Cleland, Dunedin. 1900— W. K. Mason, Wellington {held at Easter, instead of commencing. as before, on Boxing Dav, 1899). 1901—D. Forsyth, Dunedin (held at Easter). 1902 R. J. Barnes, Wellington (com-

menced, on Boxing Day, 1901). 1903 J. C. Grierson,' Auckland. ic,o4—W. E. Mason, Wellington. 1905—A. W. O. Davies. Wellington. 1906—R, J. Barnes, Wellington. 1907 W. S. Vincr, Perth, West Australia. 1908—A. W. 0. Davies. Wellington. 1909 F. K. Kelling, Wellington. 1910— J. Mason, Wellington. 1911— W. E. Mason, Wellington. 1912 W. E. Mason, Wellington. 1913 J. C. Grierson. Auckland. 1914 W. E. Mason, Wellington.

Gnrrtos. Win?;. Los?es Kf-llinp (Wti.) ... 12 Hi i ISarm-s iWn.i ... 11 9k li Pricks (NnuicTi ... 1? 8 4 Fox (Littlr* Riven 12 8 4 SfcVcri:<-> iChoh.! ... 11 6.j 4) Burkctt (Choh.i ... 12 oA M Grievson i'Akld.j... 12 nk 6j Dodds (X.'lson) ..12 5 7 Hill (Wellington) 12 o 7 Mara iTim'ann ... 12 -'Ij. 7A Moore (Mastortoni 12 4i 7* Pleasants iWgmu.i 12 2; 9X Fnx(Xtk. Tick, ret.) — — * 12*

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THE CHESS TOURNEY, Issue 15696, 9 January 1915

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