Women's World Chess Championship 1927

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The First Women's World Chess Championship took place during the 1st Chess Olympiad 1927 in London. It was organized by FIDE and was played as a full round-robin tournament. Vera Menchik won the championship, conceding only half a point in her 11 games. The final results were as follows:[1][2][3][4][5]

Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Points
1  Vera Menchik (Soviet Union) - 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10½
2  Katarina Beskow (Sweden) 0 - 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
3  Paula Wolf-Kalmar (Austria) 0 1 - 1 1 1 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 7
4  Edith Holloway (England) 0 0 0 - ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 6
5  Edith Michell (England) ½ 0 0 ½ - 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 6
6  Edith Charlotte Price (England) 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 1 1 0 ½ 1
7  Gisela Harum (Austria) 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 - 0 1 0 1 1
8  Florence Hutchison-Stirling (Scotland) 0 0 ½ 0 1 0 1 - 0 1 0 ½ 4
9  Marie Jeanne Frigard (France) 0 0 1 ½ 0 0 0 1 - 0 1 0
10  Agnes Stevenson (England) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 - ½ 0
11  S. Synnevaag (Norway) 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 1 0 ½ - 1
12  M. Daunke (Germany) 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 1 0 - 3

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