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December 2022

Death Anniversary of Peter Copping (12-x-1922 18-xii-1989)

December 18
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Death Anniversary of Peter Fairburn Copping (12-x-1922 18-xii-1989)

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Death Anniversary of Charles (Mike) Bent (27-xi-1919 28-xii-2004)

December 28
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(Charles) Mike Bent (27-xi-1919 28-xii-2004)

BCN remembers Mike Bent who passed away on Tuesday, December 28th 2004. Charles Michael Bent was born on Thursday, 27th of November 1919 and in that year Charles was the fifth most popular boy's name. He was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire. In 1939 he was living at 5, Ashburton Road, Gosport with his mother Eileen B. Bent (née Hill) and was a Sub Lieutenant in the Royal Navy. He wrote "Best of Bent: Composer's Choice of His Chess Endgame Studies,…

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February 2023

Death Anniversary for Edith Baird (née Winter-Wood) (22-ii-1859 01-ii-1924)

February 1, 2023
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Edith Elina Helen Baird

We remember Edith Baird (née Winter-Wood) Edith Elina Helen Winter-Wood was born on Tuesday, 22nd February, 1859 to Thomas Winter-Wood, a writer and poet, and Eliza Ann (Sole) Winter-Wood in Boulogne, France. Many secondary and tertiary sources incorrectly give the Winter-Woods family home of Hareston Manor (now a venue for weddings) near Brixton, Plymouth, Devon as her birthplace. Hareston Manor near Plymouth The family was resident in Boulogne in at least 1858 (as discussed below) and a UK birth certificate…

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Death Anniversary of Sir Jeremy Morse (10-xii-1928 04-ii-2016)

February 4, 2023
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Death Anniversary of Sir Jeremy Morse, (10-xii-1928 04-ii-2016)

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Birthday of Michael Lipton (13-ii-1937)

February 13, 2023
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Michael Lipton

Birthday of Michael Lipton (13-ii-1937) The Two Move Chess Problem : Tradition and Development Chess Problems : Introduction to an Art

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Death Anniversary of Cyril Kipping (10-x-1891 17-ii-1964)

February 17, 2023
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Cyril Kipping

BCN remembers Cyril Kipping who passed away in Walsall on February 17th 1964 at the age of 72. Cyril Henry Stanley Kipping was born on Saturday, October 10th, 1891 in 7 Milborne Grove, South Kensington, London, SW10 9SN. 7 Milborne Grove, South Kensington, London, SW10 9SN. His parents were Frederick Stanley Kipping (28) and Lillian Kipping (24, née Holland) : they married in 1888. Cyril was baptised on May 8th, 1892 in West Brompton, London. Frederick died on 30 April…

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Death Anniversary of John Keeble (27-viii-1855 19-ii-1939)

February 19, 2023
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John Frederick Keeble

Death Anniversary of John Frederick Keeble (27-viii-1855 19-ii-1939)From The Oxford Companion to Chess by Hooper & Whyld : Problemist and chronicler who lived in Norwich all his life. He edited the chess column of the Norwich Mercury from 1902 lo 1912, contributed many significant articles elsewhere, investigated a number of chess questions, and established the burial place of several great players and arranged the tending of their graves. He lived at only two addresses for 73 years, worked for the…

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March 2023

Birthday of Christopher Feather (24-iii-1947)

March 24, 2023
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Christopher John Feather Birthday of Christopher John Feather (24-iii-1947)

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Death Anniversary of Percy Blake (6-xii-1873 26-iii-1936)

March 26, 2023
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Percy Francis Blake

Remembering Percy Francis Blake (6-xii-1873 26-iii-1936) From his Italian Wikipedia entry : "Percy Francis Blake ( Manchester , December 6, 1873 - Grappenhall , March 20, 1936 ) was a British chess player and chess composer , among the best English problem players of the period 1900 - 1936 . He composed over 500 problems, most in two and three moves, of which around 160 were awarded (45 first prizes and 40 second prizes). He was famous for "quiet" keys…

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Death Anniversary of Comins Mansfield MBE (14-vi-1896 28-iii-1984)

March 28, 2023
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Comins Mansfield

BCN remembers Comins Mansfield MBE who passed away on March 28th 1984 in Torbay, Devon. Comins was the first English born chess grandmaster when in 1972 he was awarded the the title of "International Grandmaster of the FIDE for Chess Composition" three years before the first correspondence GM and four years before the first English born OTB grandmaster. In the 1976 New Years Honours list Civil Division Comins was awarded the MBE. The citation read simply “For services to Chess”.…

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