Menchik, Vera




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1923  825  2033 (69) 1
1924  878  2036 (55) 9
1925  756  2104 (42) 29
1926  638  2154 (42) 13
1927  465  2216 (37) 32
1928  361  2260 (33) 36
1929  308  2279 (29) 62
1930  224  2320 (32) 40
1931  172  2350 (34) 33
1932  126  2373 (32) 39
1933  151  2353 (34) 34
1934  198  2322 (35) 36
1935  227  2283 (36) 58

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Menchik, Vera Francevna  
   Also known as: Miss Vera F. Menchik; Mrs. Rufus Henry Streatfield Stevenson
Born: 16 Feb. 1906
Died: 26 June 1944
 
Notes:
Woodger gives date of death as 27-06-1944; Gaige gives date of death as 26-06-1944.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 331
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 394
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 278, 408
   Tanner, Vera Menchik
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 173
   Woodger, Reuben Fine, page 352

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Price, Ms. E.C. 1925 (1)         (f)     3   -   2
Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Price, Ms. E.C. 1925 (2)         (f)     3   -   2
Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Graf, Ms. S. 1934         (f)     3   -   1

Tournament data

Scarborough 1923     Scarborough Tournament     4.5  /  9
Hastings 1924 (3)     4th Hastings Christmas Congress - 1st Class, Section A     3.5  /  9
Hastings 1925 (5)     5th Hastings Christmas Congress - 1st Class, Section 2     5  /  7
Hastings 1925 (6)     5th Hastings Christmas Congress - 1st Class, Play-off    
  Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Price, Ms. E.C.     0.5 - 0.5    
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (5)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - 1st Class, Section B     8  /  11
Hastings 1926 (2)     6th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Tournament     3  /  9
London, England 1926 (2)     London Girls Championship     4  /  4
Hastings 1927 (3)     7th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Reserves Tournament     6.5  /  9
London, England 1927 (2)     Imperial Chess Club Girls Tournament     5  /  5
Tunbridge Wells 1927 (2)     21st Kent County Chess Association Congress - Major Tournament     2.5  /  7
London, England 1927 (6)     1st Women's World Championship     10.5  /  11
Hastings 1928 (2)     8th Hastings Christmas Congress - Major Open, Section A     4  /  9
Cheltenham 1928 (2)     West of England Chess Festival - Major Division     6.5  /  7
Scarborough 1928     Scarborough Tournament     4.5  /  9
Tenby 1928 (2)     21st British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open     6.5  /  11
Hastings 1929 (2)     9th Hastings Christmans Congress - Premier Reserves     3.5  /  9
Ramsgate 1929 (1)     22nd Kent County Chess Association Congress - British vs Foreigners     5  /  7
Paris 1929 (1)     Paris Tournament     3  /  11
Carlsbad 1929     Carlsbad Tournament     3  /  21
Barcelona 1929     Barcelona Tournament     7  /  14
Hastings 1930 (1)     10th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3.5  /  9
Hastings 1930 (4)     Hastings Invitational Tournament     2  /  4
Canterbury 1930 (1)     23rd Kent County Chess Association Congress - Premier Tournament     3.5  /  7
Scarborough 1930 (1)     23rd British Chess Federation Congress - Master Tournament     4  /  11
Hamburg 1930 (3)     Women's World Championship     6.5  /  8
London, England (?) 1930     Middlesex - Sussex County Match    
  Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Winter, W.     0.5 - 0.5    
Hastings 1931 (1)     11th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3  /  9
Worcester, England 1931 (2)     24th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     9  /  11
Antwerp 1931 (1)     Foreigners - Belgium Team Tournament     3  /  6
London, England 1931 (3)     Middlesex - Sussex County Match    
  Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Sultan Khan, M.     0 - 1    
Prague 1931 (5)     Women's World Championship     8  /  8
Hastings 1932 (1)     12th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     4  /  9
London, England (?) 1932     Sussex - Surrey County Match    
  Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Michell, R.P.     1 - 0    
London, England 1932 (3)     London International - Premier Tournament     4.5  /  11
Cambridge 1932 (1)     Cambridge Easter Congress - Premier Tournament     3  /  7
London, England 1932 (8)     25th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     9  /  11
Hastings 1933 (1)     13th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3.5  /  9
Mnichovo Hradiste 1933     13th Czechoslovakia Championship     4.5  /  11
Folkestone 1933 (3)     Women's World Championship     14  /  14
Hastings 1934 (1)     14th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3  /  9
England 1934     Middlesex - Sussex County Match    
  Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Winter, W.     0 - 1    
Amsterdam 1934 (3)     VAS Easter Tournament - Section 1     1.5  /  3
Hastings or Brighton (?) 1934     Hastings - Brighton Match    
  Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Stacey, C.H.     1 - 0    
Maribor 1934     Maribor Tournament     5  /  8
Semilech 1934 (2)     Semilech Tournament - Section 1     5.5  /  7
Groningen 1934     Groningen Tournament     3.5  /  4
Hastings 1935 (1)     15th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3  /  9
Moscow 1935 (1)     Moscow International Tournament     1.5  /  19
England 1935     Middlesex - Sussex County Match    
  Menchik, Ms. V.F. - Winter, W.     1 - 0    
Margate 1935 (1)     Margate Premier Tournament     2.5  /  9
Yarmouth 1935 (1)     28th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     7  /  11
Warsaw 1935 (3)     Women's World Championship     9  /  9


Player information updated: 23 Feb. 2022