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Birthday of FM Terry Chapman (19-vi-1956)

Birthday of FM Terence PD Chapman (19-vi-1956) Terry became a FIDE Master in 2013. His peak rating was 2331 in October 2013. The ever youthful Terry represents Barbican Youth in 4NCL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCYXV_dG2GA {[%evp 0,81,19,27,62,20,19,-13,-10,-25,-23,-23,13,12,24,23,23,-11,31,35,39,9, 28,23,19,-16,68,-23,60,41,26,70,52,52,52,31,32,36,46,-25,28,15,15,2,25,55,109, 32,37,-2,91,178,190,312,231,258,258,301,366,354,713,723,807,908,898,688,1598, 2270,28933,29982,29983,29980,29981,29982,29983,29984,29985,29986,29987,29988, 29989,29988,29989,29990]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 (3. Nc3 Nd4) 3... cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. … Continue reading Birthday of FM Terry Chapman (19-vi-1956)

Death Anniversary of Johannes Zukertort (07-ix-1842 20-vi-1888)

BCN Remembers Johannes Hermann Zukertort (07-ix-1842 20-vi-1888) Johannes Hermann Zukertort (07-ix-1842 20-vi-1888), from the Illustrated London News From the July 2012 editorial in British Chess Magazine we had this report : "Johann Hermann Zukertort’s (1842-1888) grave was rededicated last month in London’s crowded Brompton Cemetery, largely thanks to an initiative led by Stuart Conquest. The … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Johannes Zukertort (07-ix-1842 20-vi-1888)

Birthday of IM Byron Anthony Jacobs (25-vi-1963)

IM Byron Jacobs BCN wishes Happy Birthday to IM Byron Anthony Jacobs (25-vi-1963) Byron originates from Sir John Betjeman's favourite town (Slough) and attended Slough Grammar and then The University of Sussex (Falmer). He was Standard London under-16 champion in 1979. He was 3rd= in the 1982 Danish U-18 International. He was 3rd= in the … Continue reading Birthday of IM Byron Anthony Jacobs (25-vi-1963)