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Birthday of Christopher Lytton (Sells) (07-iv-1939)

Birthday of Christopher Cedric Lytton (Sells) (07-iv-1939)From chesscomposers.com : "Cedric Lytton was born in South Australia and is a mathematician. He became president of the British Chess Problem Society in 2009. He is also International Judge and was during many years the sub-editor of the fairy section for The Problemist, then of its retro section." … Continue reading Birthday of Christopher Lytton (Sells) (07-iv-1939)

Death Anniversary of Julius du Mont (15-xii-1881 07-iv-1956)

Signature of J du Mont from a Brian Reilly "after dinner" postcard from Southsea 1951. BCN Remembers Julius du Mont (15-xii-1881 07-iv-1956) Here is his Wikipedia entry From British Chess Magazine, Volume LXXXVI, Number 5, 1956 we have this obituary written by DJ Morgan : In our February issue we wrote an appreciation of one … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Julius du Mont (15-xii-1881 07-iv-1956)

Death Anniversary of CGM Keith Richardson (02-iv-1942 10-iv-2017)

BCN remembers CGM Keith Richardson who passed away on Monday, April 10th, 2017. Keith Bevan Richardson was born in Nottingham, on Thursday, April 2nd 1942. On this day : The LA Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans and US auto factories switch from commercial to war production. Keith's parents were Arthur (30) and Hilda May … Continue reading Death Anniversary of CGM Keith Richardson (02-iv-1942 10-iv-2017)