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September 2022

Birthday of Frank Boyd (16-ix-1935)

September 16
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King's Indian I by Frank Boyd, Chess Praxis, 1981

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." According to Chessbase Correspondence Database 2020 Frank achieved his highest (ICCF) rating in January 1991 of 2410. Incomplete crosstable from the European Championship, 1973. As…

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March 2023

Death Anniversary of IMC Ken Messere OBE (16-iv-1928 31-iii-2005)

March 31, 2023
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IMC Ken Messere OBE (16-iv-1928 31-iii-2005)

BCN remembers Ken Messere who passed away on Thursday, March 31st 2005 aged 76 in Paris-16E-Arrondissement, Paris, France. Kenneth Charles Messere was born on Monday, April 16th, 1928 in Richmond-on-Thames, Surrey. His father was Charles (George) Messere (1901-1974) or Eisenberg and aged 26. His mother was Gertrude Marie Newman (1899-1978) and aged 29. Ken had three siblings: Barbara Marie Messere (1930–2005), Hugh Martin Messere (1932–1985) and Derek R Messere (1934–2012) Ken attended St. Peter's College, Oxford from 1946 - 1951…

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April 2023

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

April 10, 2023
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CGM Keith Richardson

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 (née Nicholls, 25). He married Sandra Sowter on the 11th of September 1971 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire. They had two children, Neil and Ian. They…

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September 2023

Birthday of Frank Boyd (16-ix-1935)

September 16, 2023
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King's Indian I by Frank Boyd, Chess Praxis, 1981

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." According to Chessbase Correspondence Database 2020 Frank achieved his highest (ICCF) rating in January 1991 of 2410. Incomplete crosstable from the European Championship, 1973. As…

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March 2024

Death Anniversary of IMC Ken Messere OBE (16-iv-1928 31-iii-2005)

March 31, 2024
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IMC Ken Messere OBE (16-iv-1928 31-iii-2005)

BCN remembers Ken Messere who passed away on Thursday, March 31st 2005 aged 76 in Paris-16E-Arrondissement, Paris, France. Kenneth Charles Messere was born on Monday, April 16th, 1928 in Richmond-on-Thames, Surrey. His father was Charles (George) Messere (1901-1974) or Eisenberg and aged 26. His mother was Gertrude Marie Newman (1899-1978) and aged 29. Ken had three siblings: Barbara Marie Messere (1930–2005), Hugh Martin Messere (1932–1985) and Derek R Messere (1934–2012) Ken attended St. Peter's College, Oxford from 1946 - 1951…

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April 2024

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

April 10, 2024
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CGM Keith Richardson

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 (née Nicholls, 25). He married Sandra Sowter on the 11th of September 1971 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire. They had two children, Neil and Ian. They…

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