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March 2022

Birthday of GM Jim Plaskett (18-iii-1960)

March 18, 2022
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GM Jim Plaskett

Happy Birthday GM Harold James Plaskett born on this day (March 18th) in 1960 GM Harold James Plaskett Here is his Wikipedia entry Jim accepts the 1981 Grand Prix shield from ? Here are his games Jim obtained his FM norm in 1980 according to Gino de Felice. From Chessgames.com : "Harold James (Jim) Plaskett was born in Dkeliha, Cyprus. He was awarded the IM title in 1981 and became a GM in 1985. Plaskett's tournament results include first place…

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Death Anniversary of Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE (20-ix-1906 25-iii-1995)

March 25, 2022
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Sir (Stuart Milner-Barry by Bassano Ltd., half-plate film negative, 14 June 1973, National Portrait Gallery

BCN remembers Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE who passed away on Saturday, March 25th, 1995 in Lewisham Hospital, London aged 88. He was laid to rest in the Great Shelford Cemetery, Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JJ. A memorial service was held for him at Westminster Abbey on 15 June 1995. Great Shelford Cemetery Gravestone of Sir Philip Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE by Geoffrey Gillon Signature of PS Milner-Barry from a Brian Reilly "after dinner" postcard from…

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April 2022

Birthday of Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)

April 13, 2022
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Peter Markland. Source: British Chess, Pergamon Press, 1983

BCN wishes a happy birthday to Peter Markland born on Friday, April 13th, 1951 From the rear cover of "Sicilian:...e5 : "P.R. Markland is a British Master, and a member of many English international teams, including those at the 1972 and 1974 Olympiads, and is also a British correspondence international" Peter first qualified to the British Championship in 1967 (Oxford) and obtained an IM and GM norm at Hastings 1971. In 1984 he became a Grandmaster for correspondence chess (GMC).…

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November 2022

Death Anniversary of SIM Graham Mitchell (04-xi-1905 19-xi-1984)

November 19, 2022
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Death Anniversary of SIM Graham Mitchell (04-xi-1905 19-xi-1984)

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March 2023

Birthday of GM Jim Plaskett (18-iii-1960)

March 18, 2023
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GM Jim Plaskett

Happy Birthday GM Harold James Plaskett born on this day (March 18th) in 1960 GM Harold James Plaskett Here is his Wikipedia entry Jim accepts the 1981 Grand Prix shield from ? Here are his games Jim obtained his FM norm in 1980 according to Gino de Felice. From Chessgames.com : "Harold James (Jim) Plaskett was born in Dkeliha, Cyprus. He was awarded the IM title in 1981 and became a GM in 1985. Plaskett's tournament results include first place…

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Death Anniversary of Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE (20-ix-1906 25-iii-1995)

March 25, 2023
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Sir (Stuart Milner-Barry by Bassano Ltd., half-plate film negative, 14 June 1973, National Portrait Gallery

BCN remembers Sir Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE who passed away on Saturday, March 25th, 1995 in Lewisham Hospital, London aged 88. He was laid to rest in the Great Shelford Cemetery, Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JJ. A memorial service was held for him at Westminster Abbey on 15 June 1995. Great Shelford Cemetery Gravestone of Sir Philip Stuart Milner-Barry KCVO CB OBE by Geoffrey Gillon Signature of PS Milner-Barry from a Brian Reilly "after dinner" postcard from…

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April 2023

Birthday of Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)

April 13, 2023
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Peter Markland. Source: British Chess, Pergamon Press, 1983

BCN wishes a happy birthday to Peter Markland born on Friday, April 13th, 1951 From the rear cover of "Sicilian:...e5 : "P.R. Markland is a British Master, and a member of many English international teams, including those at the 1972 and 1974 Olympiads, and is also a British correspondence international" Peter first qualified to the British Championship in 1967 (Oxford) and obtained an IM and GM norm at Hastings 1971. In 1984 he became a Grandmaster for correspondence chess (GMC).…

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November 2023

Death Anniversary of SIM Graham Mitchell (04-xi-1905 19-xi-1984)

November 19, 2023
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Death Anniversary of SIM Graham Mitchell (04-xi-1905 19-xi-1984)

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