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by John Pitcher
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Julian Farrand
Replies: 23
Views: 3489

Re: Julian Farrand

Very sad to hear this news. As a teenager playing in north west congresses in the late 70s, I played Julian on a couple of occasions. He was always warm, friendly and encouraging.

My condolences to Julian's family.

RIP Julian.
by John Pitcher
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Book for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 656

Re: Book for sale

Hi Hugh

I'll take the Kasparov books. I'm at 4ncl this weekend coming so could collect then?

John Pitcher
by John Pitcher
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Ian Wells memories
Replies: 7
Views: 2219

Re: Ian Wells memories

A lovely article. I knew Ian in the 1970s as we both played in the north west congresses. I remember him as modest, thoughtful and friendly - a really lovely lad. We both played in the BCF at Chester in 1979; he in the Championship and I in the Major Open. We then both went to the Under 16 tournamen...