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August 2021

Birthday of FM Rawle Allicock (01-viii-1970)

August 1
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Birthday of FM Rawle Anthony Allicock (01-viii-1970)

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Birthday of CM David Anderton OBE (02-viii-1941)

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David Anderton OBE from the final 4NCL weekend of 2014, courtesy of John Upham Photography

BCN sends Best Wishes to CM David Anderton OBE on his birthday (02-viii-1941) David William Anderton was born in the district of Walsall, West Midlands. His mother's maiden name was Coltart and David continues to reside in Walsall. David Anderton (rhs) congratulates Sir Philip Stuart Milner-Barry for winning the "Board of Honour " game versus Edward Lasker at the 1976 Lloyds Bank Match by Telex, London - New York. From BCM, volume XCVI (96) Number 11 (August), Page 494. The…

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Death Anniversary of Captain William Davies Evans (27-i-1790 03-viii-1872)

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Captain William Davies Evans (27-i-1790 03-viii-1872)

BCN Remembers Captain William Davies Evans (27-i-1790 03-viii-1872) Captain William Davies Evans (27-i-1790 03-viii-1872) From The Oxford Companion to Chess (OUP, 1984) by Hooper & Whyld : "Inventor of the Evans gambit, for about half a century one of the most popular attacking weapons. He was born in (Musland Farm in the parish of Saint Dogwells,) Pembroke, Wales, went to sea at the age of 14, was employed by the Postal Department from about 1815, and rose to the rank…

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Birthday of FM Sam Franklin (03-viii-1994)

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FM Sam GA Franklin from the Big Slick International, 25th June 2013, courtesy of John Upham Photography

Birthday of FM Samuel GA Franklin (03-viii-1994) FM Samuel GA Franklin from the Varsity Match, 9th March 2014, courtesy of John Upham Photography FM Samuel GA Franklin from the London Chess Classic, 29th December 2013.

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Birthday of FM Laurence E Webb (04-viii-1970)

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Birthday of FM Laurence E Webb (04-viii-1970)

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Birthday of FM Michael P Waddingham (07-viii-1966)

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Birthday of FM Michael P Waddingham (07-viii-1966)

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Birthday of IM Angus Dunnington (09-viii-1967)

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IM Angus Dunnington Birthday of IM Angus Dunnington (09-viii-1967) Angus James Dunnington was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, his mother's maiden name was Townend. He has lived in Castleford, West Yorkshire and most recently in Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire. Angus became a FIDE Master in 1990 and an International Master in 1991. Angus has been a recipient of a Chess Journalists of America award and was chess correspondent for The Yorkshire Post. He has been an Olympiad trainer. Angus has played for…

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Birthday of IM Michael A Rahal (10-viii-1970)

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Birthday of IM Michael Smash the Sicilian with the Smith-Morra Gambit - Michael Rahal (PC-DVD) (10-viii-1970) Michael Anthony Rahal was born in Aldershot, Hampshire to Spanish parents. His mother's maiden name is Vives Escoda. Previously the strongest player from Aldershot may have been Michael Antony Pagden. He became a FIDE Master in 1994 and an International Master in 1999. His peak FIDE rating was 2431 in January 2005. He is a Spanish resident. Here is his YouTube Channel His handle…

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Birthday of IM Andrew A Webster (10-viii-1973)

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Birthday of IM Andrew A Webster (10-viii-1973) Andrew became a FIDE Master in 1991 and an International Master in 1993

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Birthday of IM William Roland Hartston (12-viii-1947)

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IM William Hartston, FIDE Candidates, 2013, courtesy of John Upham Photography On the "glorious twelfth" of August we celebrate the birthday of one of England's most popular chess players and writers, IM Bill Hartston. William Roland Hartston was born in Willesden, Middlesex on Tuesday, August 12th, 1947. His father was William Hartston, a significant member of the Royal College of Physicians who was married to Mary Rowland. Bill has a sister. Bill Hartston He studied at the City of London…

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