1913 Alfred Hutton Memorial Challenge Cup

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1913 Alfred Hutton Memorial Challenge Cup
VenueBertand's School of Arms
LocationLondon, Great Britain
Dates26-27 November 1913
Competitors36 from 3 nations

The 1913 Alfred Hutton Memorial Challenge Cup was a women's international fencing competition held at the Bertand's School of Arms in London, the United Kingdom, from 26 to 27 November 1913. A total of 36 fencers from three nations (the United Kingdon, the Netherlands and the United States) competed against each other.[1]

Entrants[change | change source]

A total of 36 fencers entered for the competition. 30 fencers from the United Kingdom, 5 from the Netherlands and one from the United States. Among the British fencers did not participated: Gladys Daniell the champion of 1911-12 and C. E. Martin Edmunds who won the fencing competition in Ghent.

Results[change | change source]

Elimination round[change | change source]

Pool 1[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  Alice Walker (GBR) Tassart 0 Q
2  Jean Colmer (GBR) Queen Alexandra House Gymnasium 1 Q
3  Van Doorn (NED) Salle de Vos (The Hague) 2
4  White (GBR) Royal Free Hospital L.F.C. 3
5  Marston (GBR) Academy of Dramatic Art 4

Pool 2[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  Esther Bekkers-Lopes Cardozo (NED) Salle Giandomenici 1 Q, after barrage
 D. Cheetham (GBR) Salle Bertrand 1 Q, after barrage
3  Sebag-Montefiore (GBR) Salle Alibert 1
4  Stratford (GBR) Ealing Gymnasium 3
5  Ince (GBR) Academy of Dramatic Art 4

Pool 3[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  A. M. Cunningham (GBR) Salle Bertrand 0 Q
 Millicent Hall (GBR) Salle Alibert 0 Q
3  Balance (GBR) Tassart 2
4  Ionides (GBR) Queen Alexandra House Gymnasium 3
 Torrey (USA) Mimiague 3
6  Exton (GBR) Acadamy of Dramatic Art 5

Pool 4[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  Rosamund Johnstone (GBR) Salle Bertrand 0 Q
2  Charlotte Walker (GBR) Tassart 1 Q
3  Virgoe-Buckland (GBR) Mimiague 2
4  J. Beelaerts van Blokland (NED) Salle de Vos (The Hague) 3
5  Stark (GBR) Gravé 4
6  Hurter (GBR) Salle Bertrand 5

Pool 5[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  Julia Johnstone (GBR) Salle Bertrand 0 Q
2  Spielmann (GBR) Tassart 1 Q
3  A. van den Bergh (NED) Salle de Vos (The Hague) 2
4  E. Richmond (GBR) Queen Alexandra House Gymnasium 3
5  Collins (GBR) Salle Bertrand 4
 Davis (GBR) Ladies' Cercle d'Escrime 4

Pool 6[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  Edwardes (GBR) Mimiague 0 Q
2  D. Johnston (GBR) Salle Bertrand 1 Q
3  C. de Benest (GBR) Salle Bertrand 3
 Van den Bergh (NED) Salle de Vos (The Hague) 3
 Gray (GBR) Ladies' Cercle d'Escrime 3
6  Allan (GBR) Academy of Dramatic Art 5

Semi-finals[change | change source]

Pool 1[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  Charlotte Walker (GBR) Tassart 0 Q
2  Jean Colmer (GBR) Queen Alexandra House Gymnasium 2 Q
3  Julia Johnstone (GBR) Salle Bertrand 3 Q, 3rd after barrage
4  Esther Bekkers-Lopes Cardozo (NED) Salle Giandomenici 3 4th after barrage
5  Millicent Hall (GBR) Salle Alibert 3 5th after barrage
6  D. Johnston (GBR) Salle Bertrand 4

Pool 2[change | change source]

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  D. Cheetham (GBR) Salle Bertrand 0 Q
2  Alice Walker (GBR) Tassart 2 Q
 Edwardes (GBR) Mimiague 2 Q
4  Rosamund Johnstone (GBR) Salle Bertrand 3
 Spielmann (GBR) Tassart 3
5  A. M. Cunningham (GBR) Salle Bertrand 5

Final[change | change source]

The final was held in the evening. Alice Walker was not in her best, and lost her firts match against Jean Colmer with 5-3. However, she won against all the other opponents and so the final classification.

Rank Name Affiliation Lost matches Notes
1  Alice Walker (GBR) Tassart 1 1st place after barrage
2  Jean Colmer (GBR) Queen Alexandra House Gymnasium 1 2nd place after barrage
3  D. Cheetham (GBR) Salle Bertrand 2
4  Julia Johnstone (GBR) Salle Bertrand 3
5  Charlotte Walker (GBR) Tassart 4
 Edwardes (GBR) Mimiague 4
Best foreigner

The Dutch Esther Bekkers-Lopes Cardozo was the best foreigner and won the "strangers cup".[2][3]

Reference full results[1]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Alfred Hutton Memorial Challenge Cup". Les Armes (in French). 14 December 1913. p. 503-504. Retrieved 21 September 2022 – via calameo.com.
  2. "Een Hollandsch succes". Provinciale Geldersche en Nijmeegsche courant (in Dutch). 3 December 1913. Retrieved 1 August 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. "Een Hollandsch overwinning te Londen". Tilburgsche courant (in Dutch). 14 December 1913. Retrieved 1 August 2022 – via Delpher.