Death Anniversary of Baruch Harold Wood MSc OBE (13-vii-1909 – 4-iv-1989)
April 4, 2021
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 4 of April, repeating indefinitely
We remember Baruch Harold Wood MSc OBE (13-vii-1909 – 4-iv-1989)
Here is an obituary from the BCF Yearbook 1989 – 1990, page 14 :
From The Encyclopedia of Chess by Harry Golombek :
“A well known British player, editor of Chess (starting 1935) and chess correspondent of The Daily Telegraph and Illustrated London News. A FIDE judge, he has founded and conducted 21 annual chess festivals, notably at Whitby, Eastbourne and Southport.
Winner of a number of small and semi-international tournaments : Baarn 1947, Paignton 1954, Whitby 1963, Thorshavn 1967, and Jersey 1975.
Played for the BCF in the International Team Tournament at Buenos Aires 1939. His best tournament result was probably his equal second in the British Championship at London 1948.
Among his books are : Easy Guide to Chess, Sutton Coldfield 1942 et seq; World Championship Candidates Tournament 1953, Sutton Coldfield 1954. ”
Here is an obituary from the MCCU
Here is the obituary from British Chess Magazine, Volume CIX (109), Number 5 (May), pages 210 – 211 :
Here is his Wikipedia entry
He won the BCF President’s Award in 1983, an OBE in 1984 and he was made a Life Member of FIDE.