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August 2022

Death Anniversary of FM Max Fuller (28-i-1945 27-viii-2013)

August 27
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FM Max Fuller (28-i-1945 27-viii-2013). See full caption in photograph below.

September 15th, 1980. Australian Open Chess Champion Max Fuller (35) is currently on a grand chess playing tour of Britain and Europe. He played in the British Championships last month and has included three tournaments in Denmark in his busy schedule.His tour culminates in Malta in December when he plays in his 8th chess Olympiad.Max has been playing chess since he was 13.He lives in Hamilton Avenue, Earlwood, Sydney.In the picture Max is playing in the Benedictine International Chess tournament…

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September 2022

Birthday of IM Ezra Kirk (02-ix-1996)

September 2
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IM Ezra Kirk, Hastings 2012-2013, courtesy of John Upham Photography

BCN wishes Happy Birthday to IM Ezra Kirk (02-ix-1996) Ezra G Kirk was born on Monday, September 2nd 1996 in France. Ezra Kirk, Sautron, 2007, Courtesy of Dominique Primel / Chessbase Ezra attended Varndean College, Brighton and then the University of Bath to read Natural Sciences and was an intern at AIR INDUSTRIE THERMIQUE and is currently a Data Product Consultant at the Kubrick Group. He edits chess books written by non-English speaking authors and is an accomplished musician publishing…

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January 2023

Death Anniversary of William Ritson Morry (05-ix-1910 08-i-1994)

January 8, 2023
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William Ritson Morry (05-ix-1910 08-i-1994)

We remember William Ritson Morry who passed away on Saturday, January 8th, 1994. (A point of detail : It is incorrect, but many do, to write WRM hyphenated. His first name was William, his middle name was Ritson and his surname was Morry. He chose to use his middle name and was known by his friends as Ritson. Maybe this was because he father was also William Morry?) WRM was born in the Wirral on Monday, September 5th 1910 and…

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March 2023

Death Anniversary of Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE (20-ix-1906 25-iii-1995)

March 25, 2023
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Sir (Stuart Milner-Barry by Bassano Ltd., half-plate film negative, 14 June 1973, National Portrait Gallery

BCN remembers Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE who passed away on Saturday, March 25th, 1995 in Lewisham Hospital, London aged 88. He was laid to rest in the Great Shelford Cemetery, Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JJ. A memorial service was held for him at Westminster Abbey on 15 June 1995. Great Shelford Cemetery Gravestone of Sir Philip Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE by Geoffrey Gillon Signature of PS Milner-Barry from a Brian Reilly "after dinner" postcard from…

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Birthday of GM Chris Ward (26-iii-1968)

March 26, 2023
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GM Chris Ward

Birthday of GM Christopher Geoffrey Ward (26-iii-1968)Here is his Wikipedia entry GM Chris Ward From Chessgames.com : "Grandmaster and British Chess Champion in 1996. He is the author of several chess books, among them Winning With the Sicilian Dragon 2 (2001), Winning with the Dragon (2003) and The Controversial Samisch King's Indian (2004)." Chris plays Jiang Chuan Ye at the 1997 England - China match Here are his games Chris Ward commentating during the Hastings Congress Chris earned his IM…

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August 2023

Death Anniversary of FM Max Fuller (28-i-1945 27-viii-2013)

August 27, 2023
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FM Max Fuller (28-i-1945 27-viii-2013). See full caption in photograph below.

September 15th, 1980. Australian Open Chess Champion Max Fuller (35) is currently on a grand chess playing tour of Britain and Europe. He played in the British Championships last month and has included three tournaments in Denmark in his busy schedule.His tour culminates in Malta in December when he plays in his 8th chess Olympiad.Max has been playing chess since he was 13.He lives in Hamilton Avenue, Earlwood, Sydney.In the picture Max is playing in the Benedictine International Chess tournament…

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September 2023

Birthday of IM Ezra Kirk (02-ix-1996)

September 2, 2023
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IM Ezra Kirk, Hastings 2012-2013, courtesy of John Upham Photography

BCN wishes Happy Birthday to IM Ezra Kirk (02-ix-1996) Ezra G Kirk was born on Monday, September 2nd 1996 in France. Ezra Kirk, Sautron, 2007, Courtesy of Dominique Primel / Chessbase Ezra attended Varndean College, Brighton and then the University of Bath to read Natural Sciences and was an intern at AIR INDUSTRIE THERMIQUE and is currently a Data Product Consultant at the Kubrick Group. He edits chess books written by non-English speaking authors and is an accomplished musician publishing…

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January 2024

Death Anniversary of William Ritson Morry (05-ix-1910 08-i-1994)

January 8, 2024
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William Ritson Morry (05-ix-1910 08-i-1994)

We remember William Ritson Morry who passed away on Saturday, January 8th, 1994. (A point of detail : It is incorrect, but many do, to write WRM hyphenated. His first name was William, his middle name was Ritson and his surname was Morry. He chose to use his middle name and was known by his friends as Ritson. Maybe this was because he father was also William Morry?) WRM was born in the Wirral on Monday, September 5th 1910 and…

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March 2024

Death Anniversary of Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE (20-ix-1906 25-iii-1995)

March 25, 2024
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Sir (Stuart Milner-Barry by Bassano Ltd., half-plate film negative, 14 June 1973, National Portrait Gallery

BCN remembers Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE who passed away on Saturday, March 25th, 1995 in Lewisham Hospital, London aged 88. He was laid to rest in the Great Shelford Cemetery, Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JJ. A memorial service was held for him at Westminster Abbey on 15 June 1995. Great Shelford Cemetery Gravestone of Sir Philip Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE by Geoffrey Gillon Signature of PS Milner-Barry from a Brian Reilly "after dinner" postcard from…

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Birthday of GM Chris Ward (26-iii-1968)

March 26, 2024
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GM Chris Ward

Birthday of GM Christopher Geoffrey Ward (26-iii-1968)Here is his Wikipedia entry GM Chris Ward From Chessgames.com : "Grandmaster and British Chess Champion in 1996. He is the author of several chess books, among them Winning With the Sicilian Dragon 2 (2001), Winning with the Dragon (2003) and The Controversial Samisch King's Indian (2004)." Chris plays Jiang Chuan Ye at the 1997 England - China match Here are his games Chris Ward commentating during the Hastings Congress Chris earned his IM…

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