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Birthday of GM Paul Motwani (13-vi-1962)

FM Paul Motwani (See full caption in photograph below) Caption for photograph above BCN wishes GM Paul Motwani Happy Birthday (13-vi-1962) Here is his Wikipedia entry GM Paul Motwani has just played a brutal double check in the 1990 Scottish Lightning Championship. Photograph by Alistair Mulhearn Paul Motwani plays Bent Larsen at the 1990 Watson, … Continue reading Birthday of GM Paul Motwani (13-vi-1962)

Death Anniversary of Alan Phillips (28-x-1923 24-vi-2009)

BCN remembers Alan Phillips (28-x-1923 24-vi-2009) Here is his far too brief Wikipedia entry From Chessgames.com : "Alan Phillips, joint British Champion in 1954, was born in England in 1923. He was the author of Chess: 60 Years on with Caissa and Friends (Caissa Editions, 2003) and The Chess Teacher (Cadogan, 1995)." Here is an … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Alan Phillips (28-x-1923 24-vi-2009)

Death Anniversary of Ken Whyld (06-iii-1926 11-vii-2003)

BCN remembers much loved Ken Whyld who passed away on July 11th 2003 in Lincolnshire. Ken Whyld from CHESS magazine, January 1950. courtesy of the Ken Whyld Association From Chess : The Records : "Ken Whyld was the editor of Chess Students Quarterly in the early 1950s and from 1955-63, Chess Reader, in which he … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Ken Whyld (06-iii-1926 11-vii-2003)