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William Henry Krause Pollock

21.2.1859 - 5.10.1896

William Henry Krause Pollock (21.2. 1859– 5.10. 1896) was an English chess master, and a surgeon. Pollock tied for 1st–3rd in the B section at Bath 1884, in a stronger tournament, the British Chess Association Congress held at London 1885, he finished 4th. He tied for 8–10th in the Master Tournament at Hereford. In the BCC Master Tourney (London 1886), he finished 5th. In the 2nd BCF Championship (London 1886), he finished 10th, at Nottingham 1886, he finished 7th. He tied for 3rd–5th at Stamford 1887. At London 1887, the 3rd BCA Congress, he finished 5th at Bradford 1888, the 4th BCA Championship, he tied with Bird for 9th–10th place. Pollock returned to Ireland to win the Irish Championship at Dublin 1885 He won Belfast 1886 and took 2nd at Dublin 1889.

In 1889 Pollock played the 6th US championship tournament at New York and finished 11th out of 20 players. He later moved to Baltimore as the resident chess professional, and soon was writing a chess column for the Baltimore Sunday News. In 1890, he won a match against Ch. Moehle in NY, took 2nd place at the St. Louis Chess Congress. He lost a match to E. Delmar 3–5 at Skaneateles 1891 At tournaments in NY in 1893, he tied for 4–5th and for 9–11th. In early 1895, he drew a match in Montreal against George H. D. Gossip. Following the tournament at Hastings 1895, Pollock's health progressively deteriorated due to tuberculosis. In August 1896, he returned to England, where he died.

William Henry Krause Pollock

Books about William Henry Krause Pollock

Pollock's Memories

Pollock's Memories

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