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October 2020

Death Anniversary of Philip Walsingham Sergeant (27-i-1872 20-x-1952)

October 20
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Philip Walsingham Sergeant

BCN remembers Philip Walsingham Sergeant who passed away on Monday, October 20th 1952. PWS was born in Kensington on Saturday, January 27th, 1872 to Lewis Sergeant and Emma Louisa Sergeant and was baptised at All Saints Church, Notting Hill. According to PWS's baptism record Lewis was an author. According to the 1881 census PWS (aged 9) lived with his parents and numerous siblings : Dorothy (aged 7), Winifred (6), Hilda (5), Bernard (2), John (his grandfather aged 76) and Mary…

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Death Anniversary of Sir Theodore Tylor (13-v-1900 23-X-1968)

October 23
Sir Theodore Henry Tylor

We remember Sir Theodore Henry Tylor who passed away on October 23rd 1968. From Wikipedia : "Sir Theodore Henry Tylor (13 May 1900 – 23 October 1968) was a lawyer and international level chess player, despite being nearly blind. In 1965, he was knighted for his service to organisations for the blind. He was Fellow and Tutor in Jurisprudence at Balliol College, Oxford for almost forty years. Born in Bournville, Tylor learned to play chess at age seven. His chess…

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Birthday of IM James Sherwin (25-x-1933)

October 25
IM James Terry Sherwin, image by John Upham Photography

We send best wishes to IM James Terry Sherwin, a welcome visitor from "over the pond" From Wikipedia : "James Terry Sherwin (born October 25, 1933) is an American corporate executive and International Master in chess. Born in New York City in 1933, Sherwin attended Stuyvesant High School, Columbia College (Phi Beta Kappa) and Columbia Law School. He graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Officer Candidate School in 1956 and later became a Lieutenant Commander. He is an attorney…

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November 2020

Death Anniversary of Jacob Henry Sarratt (06-XI-1819)

November 6

Death Anniversary of Jacob Henry Sarratt (06-XI-1819)

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Birthday of FM Richard Geoffrey Eales (08-xi-1949)

November 8

FM Richard Eales talks about Malik Mir Sultan Khan Birthday of FM Richard Geoffrey Eales (08-xi-1949)

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Death Anniversary of Charles Edward Kemp (09-XI-1986)

November 9

Death Anniversary of Charles Edward Kemp (09-XI-1986)

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Death Anniversary of David Welch (30-X-1945, 09-XI-2019)

November 9

David Welch, photograph by John Upham Death Anniversary of David Welch (30-X-1945, 09-XI-2019)

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Death Anniversary of Fred Dewhirst Yates (11-XI-1932)

November 11

Fred Dewhirst Yates Death Anniversary of Fred Dewhirst Yates, 11-XI-1932

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Death Anniversary of GM Anthony John Miles (12-xi-2001)

November 12

Anthony John Miles Death Anniversary of GM Anthony John Miles (12-xi-2001)

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Death Anniversary of Edward Guthlac Sergeant OBE (3-xii-1881 16-xi-1961)

November 16

We remember Edward Guthlac Sergeant OBE (3-xii-1881 16-xi-1961) Signature of EG Sargeant from a Brian Reilly "after dinner" postcard from Margate 1936. From Wikipedia : Edward Guthlac Sergeant (3 December 1881, Crowland, Lincolnshire – 16 November 1961, Kingston upon Thames) was an English chess master. He participated many times in the British Chess Championship, London City championship, and Hastings International Chess Congress. In 1907, he tied for 2nd-5th in London (British-ch, Henry Ernest Atkins won). He won or shared 1st…

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