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Birthday of FM Bernard Cafferty (27-vi-1934)

June 27, 2020
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FM Bernard Cafferty, Hastings Congress 2013-14, courtesy of John Upham Photography

BCN wishes FIDE Master Bernard Cafferty best wishes on his 87th birthday, June 27th in 1934. Bernard Cafferty, location, date and photographer unknown On 14th December, 1968, Bernard gave a simultaneous exhibition held at Anglesey School, Burton. He played 17, won 16 and lost 1 to Trevor Bould who was already Burton Champion, photograph from … Continue reading Birthday of FM Bernard Cafferty (27-vi-1934)

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Birthday of IM Matthew Wadsworth (27-vi-2000)

June 27, 2020
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FM Matthew J Wadsworth

BCN wishes IM Matthew Wadsworth Happy Birthday this day (June 27th) in 2021. Previously we reported : FM Matthew Wadsworth, one of England's most promising young players, has earned his first Grandmaster norm from his excellent performance in the Four Nations Chess League (4NCL). Matthew, who is twenty, has a current FIDE standard play rating … Continue reading Birthday of IM Matthew Wadsworth (27-vi-2000)

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Death Anniversary for Vera Menchik (16-ii-1906 27-vi-1944)

June 27, 2020
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Miss Vera Menchik

A Great Life with a Tragic Ending Few people know the story of Vera Menchik yet it deserves to be told. She was the first women's world chess champion in 1927 and retained the title undefeated until her untimely death at the age of 38 in 1944 during a rocket attack on London. ¬†She is … Continue reading Death Anniversary for Vera Menchik (16-ii-1906 27-vi-1944)

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