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Birthday of GM Daniel Fernandez (05-iii-1995)

BCN wishes Happy Birthday to GM Daniel Fernandez who at 26 is currently England's youngest Grandmaster. The previous GM title holder was Jonathan Hawkins in 2014 making two in seven years. Daniel Howard Fernandez was born in Stockport, Manchester on Sunday, March 5th 1995.¬† "Think Twice" by Celine Dion was top of the UK hit … Continue reading Birthday of GM Daniel Fernandez (05-iii-1995)

Death Anniversary of CGM Keith Richardson (02-iv-1942 10-iv-2017)

BCN remembers CGM Keith Richardson who passed away on Monday, April 10th, 2017. Keith Bevan Richardson was born in Nottingham, on Thursday, April 2nd 1942. On this day : The LA Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans and US auto factories switch from commercial to war production. Keith's parents were Arthur (30) and Hilda May … Continue reading Death Anniversary of CGM Keith Richardson (02-iv-1942 10-iv-2017)

Birthday of GM John Nunn (25-iv-1955)

BCN wishes GM John Nunn Happy Birthday (25-iv-1955) From The Encyclopaedia¬†of Chess by Harry Golombek : British International master and European Junior Champion, 1975. Born in London, Nunn learned chess at the age of four and soon revealed a great aptitude for the game.   Graham Ladds and John Nunn. See full caption below. Supplied … Continue reading Birthday of GM John Nunn (25-iv-1955)