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Birthday of Frank Boyd (16-ix-1935)

He was British Correspondence Champion in 1972 and awarded the IMC title in 1981. According to Kings Indian I Attacking Systems : "British Correspondence Champions 1971/72. Placed second in an ICCF master tourney 1973/76. A member of the British team in the 9th Olympiad 1977/80. Gained the IMC title in the European Team Championship 1978/81." … Continue reading Birthday of Frank Boyd (16-ix-1935)

Birthday of IM Richard Palliser (18-ix-1981)

We wish IM Richard Palliser all the very best on his birthday Richard Julian David Palliser was born September 18th in 1981 in Birmingham, West Midlands. His mother's maiden name was Hyde. He became a FIDE Master in 2000 and an International Master in 2001. Richard Palliser His peak FIDE rating (according to Felice and … Continue reading Birthday of IM Richard Palliser (18-ix-1981)

Death Anniversary of Hugh Blandford (24-i-1917 20-ix-1981)

BCN remembers Hugh Blandford who was a British composer. Hugh Francis Blandford was born on Wednesday, January 24th in 1917 in South Stoneham, Hampshire, England. On this day Ernest Borgnine was born and an earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude struck Anhui Province, China, causing 101 deaths. Hugh's father was the Rev Albert Francis Blandford and … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Hugh Blandford (24-i-1917 20-ix-1981)