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Death Anniversary of Robin Matthews (16-vi-1927 19-vi-1983)

BCN remembers Robin Matthews CBE, FBA who died in Cambridge aged 83 on June 19th 2010. Probate (3367272) was granted in Ipswich, Suffolk on September 6th, 2010. Robert (Robin) Charles Oliver Matthews was born in Edinburgh on Thursday, June 16th 1927. Born on the same day was England cricketer, Tom Graveney. His English father, Oliver … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Robin Matthews (16-vi-1927 19-vi-1983)

Death Anniversary of Alan Phillips (28-x-1923 24-vi-2009)

BCN remembers Alan Phillips (28-x-1923 24-vi-2009) Here is his far too brief Wikipedia entry From Chessgames.com : "Alan Phillips, joint British Champion in 1954, was born in England in 1923. He was the author of Chess: 60 Years on with Caissa and Friends (Caissa Editions, 2003) and The Chess Teacher (Cadogan, 1995)." Here is an … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Alan Phillips (28-x-1923 24-vi-2009)

Birthday of IM Byron Anthony Jacobs (25-vi-1963)

IM Byron Jacobs BCN wishes Happy Birthday to IM Byron Anthony Jacobs (25-vi-1963) Byron originates from Sir John Betjeman's favourite town (Slough) and attended Slough Grammar and then The University of Sussex (Falmer). He was Standard London under-16 champion in 1979. He was 3rd= in the 1982 Danish U-18 International. He was 3rd= in the … Continue reading Birthday of IM Byron Anthony Jacobs (25-vi-1963)