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June 2021

Death Anniversary of Howard Staunton (01-iv-1810 22-vi-1874)

June 22
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Howard Staunton

Here is his Wikipedia entry BCN remembers Howard Staunton (01-iv-1810 22-vi-1874) A curious article about Staunton From The Oxford Companion to Chess by Hooper and Whyld : The world's leading player in the 1840s, founder of a school of chess, promoter of the world’s first international chess tournament, chess columnist and author, Shakespearian scholar. Nothing is known for certain about Staunton's life before 1836, when his name appears as a subscriber to Greenwood Walkers Selection of Games at Chess ,…

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June 2022

Death Anniversary of Howard Staunton (01-iv-1810 22-vi-1874)

June 22, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 22 of June, repeating indefinitely

Howard Staunton

Here is his Wikipedia entry BCN remembers Howard Staunton (01-iv-1810 22-vi-1874) A curious article about Staunton From The Oxford Companion to Chess by Hooper and Whyld : The world's leading player in the 1840s, founder of a school of chess, promoter of the world’s first international chess tournament, chess columnist and author, Shakespearian scholar. Nothing is known for certain about Staunton's life before 1836, when his name appears as a subscriber to Greenwood Walkers Selection of Games at Chess ,…

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