Ramsgate 1929 Was Not Vera Menchik’s Greatest Tournament

Menchik tied Rubinstein — a 2700 club guy!

Ramsgate 1929 is cited as Menchik’s greatest result, but I do not see that. I have now processed this event. I had more initial ratings data to work with in Chessmetrics — not all of it correct, though. But, more is generally better, so I was able to boost Vera to a 2600+ player!! Also, several GM’s are granted as well: 2550 Thomas, 2570 Yates, 2579 Soultanbeieff*, 2513 Tylor*, 2525…

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Tony Berard

Tony Berard

Recently, I have been debunking religion, psychics, and pseudosciences. I want to improve people’s critical thinking and logic skills. Nothing is Supernatural.