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March 2023

Death Anniversary of John Cochrane (04-ii-1798 02-iii-1878)

March 3, 2023
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John Cochrane

BCN remembers John Cochrane who passed away on March 3rd 1878. From The Oxford Companion to Chess by Hooper & Whyld : Scottish player, barrister, called to the bar in 1822. If the so-called romantic style existed then Cochrane has a claim to be regarded as its founder. A dashing player, he attacked at all costs often sacrificing pieces with abandon, a style that was successful in the England of the 1820s; but when in 1821 he went to Paris,…

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March 2024

Death Anniversary of John Cochrane (04-ii-1798 02-iii-1878)

March 3, 2024
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 3 of March, repeating indefinitely

John Cochrane

BCN remembers John Cochrane who passed away on March 3rd 1878. From The Oxford Companion to Chess by Hooper & Whyld : Scottish player, barrister, called to the bar in 1822. If the so-called romantic style existed then Cochrane has a claim to be regarded as its founder. A dashing player, he attacked at all costs often sacrificing pieces with abandon, a style that was successful in the England of the 1820s; but when in 1821 he went to Paris,…

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