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October 2021

Birthday of IM Susan Lalic (28-x-1965)

October 28
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IM Susan Lalic

BCN wishes IM Susan Lalic Happy Birthday Susan Kathryn Walker was born on Thursday, October 28th, 1965 in Chatham, Kent. Her mother's maiden is / was Bacon. She has a brother, Stephen. She attended Nonsuch High School for Girls from 1977 to 1984. Susan married Keith Arkell in 1986 and then Bogdan Lalic in Lewes, East Sussex in 1994 and finally Graeme Buckley in Sutton in 2001. With Bogdan she had a son, Peter D, who is a strong player…

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Death Anniversary of Reginald Broadbent (03-viii-1906 29-x-1988)

October 29
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In simultaneous play at the central cafe, Mr. RJ Broadbent pauses at the board of Mr. J. Nowell, original source : The Yorkshire Observer

We remember Reginald Broadbent who passed away on October 29th 1988. Reginald Joseph Broadbent was born on Friday, August 3rd 1906 (the year of the San Francisco earthquake) in Durban, South Africa. His father was Joseph Edward Broadbent (born 1879) who married Alice Cook on January 4th, 1930 in Durban. According to the 1911 Isle of Man Census (FindMyPast, Richard James; thanks!) the Broadbent family (sans father) stayed at a guest house in Onchan on the night of February 2nd…

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Birthday of IM Eddie Dearing (30-x-1980)

October 30
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GM David Howell vs IM Eddie Dearing, Drunken Knights vs Wood Green, June 2014, Courtesy of John Upham Photography

BCN send best wishes to IM Eddie Dearing on his birthday. Edward J Dearing was born on Sunday, October 30th, 1980 in Scotland. Eddie Dearing publicity photograph, from EDs Facebook page. In 2002 Eddie shared first place (with Karl Mah) in the Smith and Williamson Young Masters with 6/9 with a TPR of 2458 : Cross table for the 2012 Smith and Williamson Young Masters He became an International Master in 2002 and, according to Felice and Megabase 2020 achieved…

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November 2021

Death Anniversary of A(rthur) Christopher Reeves (19-ii-1939 03-xii-2012)

November 3
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Death Anniversary of Arthur Christopher Reeves (19-ii-1939 3-xii-2012) From The Encyclopaedia of Chess (Batsford, 1977), Harry Golombek OBE, John Rice writes: British problemist, output consists of skilfully constructed two-movers in the modern style. See Sunnucks

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Birthday of IM Gary Lane (04-xi-1964)

November 4
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IM Gary Lane

We send birthday wishes "down under" to IM Gary Lane on his birthday. Teresa Needham and Gary Lane Gary William Lane was born this day (November 4th) in 1964 in Paignton, Devon. IM Gary Lane Gary lived in Brixham, Devon and attended Churston Ferrers Grammar School (also in Brixham) leaving in 1983. Gary became a FIDE Master in 1984 and an International Master in 1987 and won the Commonwealth Chess Championship in 1988. According to Felice and Megabase2020 his peak…

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Birthday of IM Gavin Wall (05-xii-1968)

November 5
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IM Gavin Wall

Best Wishes to IM Gavin Wall on this birthday, this day (December 5th) in 1968. Gavin is an Irish International Master whose peak rating (according to Chessbase) was 2413 at the age of 35. IM Gavin Wall {[%evp 0,78,30,23,23,10,65,71,75,56,61,57,44,16,13,10,36,13,13,18,57,69,80,88, 89,88,88,65,95,86,110,47,60,14,14,20,-32,-28,-71,-89,-92,-31,-13,-20,0,-13,129, 0,-22,-21,-51,-122,-127,-113,-105,-224,-237,-494,-494,-497,-495,-533,-494,-591, -625,-630,-662,-666,-709,-711,-709,-728,-722,-715,-726,-712,-709,-710,-710, -710,-716]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Qf3 O-O 7. Nf5 Bxf5 8. Qxf5 Nc6 9. Be3 Ne5 10. Be2 b5 11. Nxb5 g6 $6 $146 (11... Rb8)…

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Birthday of IM Philip Morris (05-xi-1957)

November 5
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Reenen duToit, Philip Gregory, Alan Hanreck, Tony Stebbings, Philip Morris, Conor Murphy

We wish IM Philip J Morris all the best on his birthday, this day (November 5th) in 1967. Phil plays regularly for Beckenham & Charlton Chess Club in the London Chess League and has played for Invicta Knights Maidstone in the Four Nations League. {[%evp 0,50,19,-12,11,19,14,21,86,76,67,21,23,35,73,30,59,-20,11,23,4,8,27,20, 25,12,17,9,-2,21,25,32,39,37,30,-8,-8,-27,-27,-27,-48,-52,-78,-78,-80,-258, -275,-335,-342,-532,-609,-614,-635]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 g6 7. Bg5 Bg7 8. Qa4+ Nc6 9. e3 Bd7 10. Qa3 Qa5 11. Qxa5…

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

November 6
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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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Birthday of IM John Hawksworth (06-xii-1963)

November 6
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IM John Crofton Hawksworth

We wish happy birthday to IM John Hawksworth born on Friday, December 6th, 1963. John Crofton Hawksworth was "born in Brighton, England, in December 1963 to Robert Marshall Hawksworth and Norah Connor Hawksworth née Crofton. He was baptised at St Saviour's Church of England church in Pimlico, London, in 1964." This was written about John who was 15 just prior to the Spassky vs the BCF Junior Squad simultaneous display in 1979 : "Bradford Grammar and Bradford. Rating 194. Yorkshire…

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Birthday of IM Gary Quillan (07-xi-1970)

November 7
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IM Gary M Quillan

Best wishes to IM Gary M Quillan on his birthday, this day (November 7th) in 1970. {[%evp 0,61,19,31,80,74,88,-29,71,24,67,68,50,47,17,18,20,1,0,-50,-4,-25,-27, -36,-18,-9,2,-14,-16,4,14,-15,15,0,15,16,75,75,87,49,55,44,44,44,130,87,87,38, 142,142,116,172,189,69,335,424,669,733,1385,1579,1579,1649,1676,1841]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. f4 d6 4. Nf3 Bg4 {This is not a variation that strong players would try often. Dubov is very unconventional player and believes, that he can outsmart his lesser opponent on the unknown territory.} 5. c3 Nd7 6. Bc4 e6 7. O-O (7. h3 Bxf3 8. Qxf3 Nb6 (8... c6 9. f5 exf5…

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