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by Neil Blackburn
Sat May 18, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess Matches
Replies: 7
Views: 755

Re: Chess Matches

Good Morning Francis.
re. the 'England - Scotland' match, an article that I wrote recently will give you the relevant details and the games.
https://www.chess.com/blog/simaginfan/j ... nd-lunatic
Hope that helps. Neil.
by Neil Blackburn
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Keith Richardson
Replies: 13
Views: 3303

Re: Keith Richardson

Keith and his family were friends. A very quiet, almost shy, man, he was well aware of how good a player he was, and bemoaned the fact that computers had come into c.c. very sad news.
by Neil Blackburn
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Dr Brian Dudley of Stourbridge
Replies: 2
Views: 1032

Re: Dr Brian Dudley of Stourbridge

Brian was a lovely man, a gracious opponent, and a fine player. God bless mate.
by Neil Blackburn
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: British Chess Club of Paris
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Re: British Chess Club of Paris

Thanks for the link. It is really excellent stuff
by Neil Blackburn
Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: An early Tony Miles game
Replies: 29
Views: 3127

Re: An early Tony Miles game

R.FT was indeed Frank Wood, son of Barry. He played for Redditch for a number of years, and was a very fine player in his own right.
by Neil Blackburn
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Sir George Alan Thomas
Replies: 20
Views: 4048

Re: Sir George Alan Thomas

The name Wisker crops up here. Hans Renette has, I believe, a manuscript prepared on him, but is unable to find a publisher.
by Neil Blackburn
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Ian Wells memories
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: Ian Wells memories

O.K. I wrote the article. Humble thanks to Mr Barden for drawing attention to it. @ John Pitcher - apologies for not naming you as part of that team - when I get round to putting these articles together, I just sit down with a couple of beers and write what comes into my head. What gets forgotten, g...