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August 2022

Birthday of IM John Pigott (15-viii-1957)

August 15
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IM John Pigott at the 2020 Gibraltar Masters. Photograph courtesy of John Saunders

BCN wishes IM John Pigott all the best on his birthday (15-viii-1957) John Christopher Pigott was born in Croydon, Surrey and his mother's maiden name was Fletcher. In 1975 John was selected by the BCF junior selectors and travelled with Jonathan Speelman and Peter J Lee (Hampshire) to the 8th Biel International Open in Switzerland. Leonard Barden wrote in the October 1975 British Chess Magazine (the cover was of Geller and Smyslov) : "17-year-old John Pigott's 8.5/11 included wins against…

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August 2023

Birthday of IM John Pigott (15-viii-1957)

August 15, 2023
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 15 of August, repeating indefinitely

IM John Pigott at the 2020 Gibraltar Masters. Photograph courtesy of John Saunders

BCN wishes IM John Pigott all the best on his birthday (15-viii-1957) John Christopher Pigott was born in Croydon, Surrey and his mother's maiden name was Fletcher. In 1975 John was selected by the BCF junior selectors and travelled with Jonathan Speelman and Peter J Lee (Hampshire) to the 8th Biel International Open in Switzerland. Leonard Barden wrote in the October 1975 British Chess Magazine (the cover was of Geller and Smyslov) : "17-year-old John Pigott's 8.5/11 included wins against…

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