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July 2020

Death Anniversary of Sir George Alan Thomas (14-vi-1881 23-vii-1972)

July 23
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Sir George Thomas, President of the Anglo-Soviet Chess Circle. Captain of the British Team Death Anniversary of Sir George Alan Thomas (14-vi-1881 23-vii-1972) Signature of GA Thomas from a Brian Reilly "after dinner" postcard from Hastings Christmas Congress, 1945-1946 From The Encyclopedia of Chess (BT Batsford, 1977) by Harry Golombek : "British international master, born in Constantinople (previously Byzantium and currently Istanbul : Ed.) His mother (Lady Edith Margaret Thomas : Ed) was one of the strongest English women players,…

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Death Anniversary of Godfrey Heathcote (20-vii-1870 24-iv-1952)

July 24
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Godfrey Heathcote (20-vii-1870 24-iv-1952) BCN remembers Godfrey Heathcote (20-vii-1870 24-iv-1952) From The Encyclopedia of Chess(Robert Hale, 1970 and 1976) by Anne Sunnucks : "Problem composer, and deemed to be on of the great masters of the art. Heathcote was born on 20th July 1870 in Manchester, and died on 24th April 1952. whilst in office as the President of the British Chess Problem Society. An advocate of the model mate, Heathcote was one of few composers with the power to…

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Birthday of Arthur John Roycroft (25-vii-1929)

July 25
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Birthday of Arthur John Roycroft (25-vii-1929)

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August 2020

Death Anniversary of Captain William Davies Evans (27-i-1790 03-viii-1872)

August 3
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Death Anniversary of Captain William Davies Evans (27-i-1790 03-viii-1872) Blue Plaque for Captain WD Evans

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Death Anniversary of Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825 10-viii-1874)

August 10
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Death Anniversary of Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825 10-viii-1874)

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Remembering Ernest Ludwig Klein (29-i-1910 22-viii-1990)

August 22
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Remembering Ernest Ludwig Klein (29-i-1910 22-viii-1990) See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Klein_(chess_player) https://www.chesshistory.com/winter/extra/klein.html The Anglo-Soviet Radio Chess Match (1947, Pitman)

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Death Anniversary of Gerald Frank Anderson MBE, DFC (23-viii-1984)

August 23
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Death Anniversary of Gerald Frank Anderson MBE, DFC (23-viii-1984) See Sunnucks for more

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September 2020

Death Anniversary of Elijah Williams (08-IX-1854)

September 8

Death Anniversary of Elijah Williams (08-IX-1854)

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Death Anniversary for IM Imre König (09-ii-1901 09-ix-1992)

September 9
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Death Anniversary for IM Imre König (09-ii-1901 09-ix-1992)

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Remembering Paul M List (1887 09-ix-1954)

September 9
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Paul M List Remembering Paul M List (1887 09-ix-1954) See Klein & Winter

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