Miss Fatima, 1933 British Women's Chess Champion

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Above is a cutting from an article which appeared inward the Western Morning News on Sabbatum 12 August 1933, page 7. Here is the text

INDIAN GIRL OF 31
WINNER OF BRITISH WOMEN'S CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.
Hastings, Fri [11 August 1933]
 
Miss Fatima, a immature Indian woman, amongst faultless features in addition to dressed inward Eastern style, won to-day at Hastings, the British women's chess championship.
Her 11 opponents were mostly of many years’ experience, in addition to included no fewer than 4 ex-champions, yet out of x games played she had won nine in addition to drawn 1 past times actually remarkable play. 
No such score has e'er been made inward a serial of similar contests extending over nearly thirty years. 
Miss Fatima has been for v years n England inward the identify of Sir Umar Hayat Khan, inward or close London, living a rather secluded life. She speaks exclusively a niggling uncomplicated English.
Miss Fatima has been described equally however inward her teens, but inward an interview to-day later on her victory, she admitted to 21 years in addition to 1 month. She learnt all her chess inward England, having started playing, she said, exclusively ii years ago.
Unfortunately this is probable to hold upwardly her concluding tournament inward England, equally according to introduce arrangements, she is returning to Republic of Republic of India shortly.

From the foregoing, it would propose that Miss Fatima was born some June/July 1912, rather than the twelvemonth 1914, equally is to a greater extent than frequently than non given. Of course, this is non proof, but evidence.

Wikipedia entry for Miss Fatima: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Fatima
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