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November 2021

Death Anniversary of Jacob Sarratt (?-?- 1772 06-xi-1819)

November 6
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 6 of November, repeating indefinitely

Jacob Henry Sarratt

We remember Jacob Henry Sarratt who died 201 years ago today (November 6th) in 1819. Chess historians will, of course, be familiar with JHS but the name is (probably) not well known outside these exalted circles. Possibly his most obvious contribution to chess in England was in 1807 when he influenced the result of games that ended in stalemate. You may not know that in England prior to 1807 a game that ended in stalemate was recorded as a win…

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November 2022

Death Anniversary of Jacob Sarratt (?-?- 1772 06-xi-1819)

November 6, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 6 of November, repeating indefinitely

Jacob Henry Sarratt

We remember Jacob Henry Sarratt who died 201 years ago today (November 6th) in 1819. Chess historians will, of course, be familiar with JHS but the name is (probably) not well known outside these exalted circles. Possibly his most obvious contribution to chess in England was in 1807 when he influenced the result of games that ended in stalemate. You may not know that in England prior to 1807 a game that ended in stalemate was recorded as a win…

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