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by Hugh Murphy
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Paul Keres
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Paul Keres

Does anyone know where I can find Paul Keres' early correspondence games. There are a few in his games collection, but I would like to find more.
by Hugh Murphy
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Eight pawns against none
Replies: 17
Views: 1433

Re: Eight pawns against none

I do remember the Spassky-Short game London 1982 where Spassky had 8 pawns and Short 4 pawns at the adjournment. I watched the post-mortem where someone asked why Boris didn't play move and his response was "But then I would lose once of my beautiful pawns". The game is worth looking at https://www....
by Hugh Murphy
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Memories of Tony Miles
Replies: 2
Views: 1166

Re: Memories of Tony Miles

Tony Miles told me he has a low offer from Oxford, but kept this in reserve in case he did not get his A level grades required for Sheffield. Suffice to say the relevant Oxford college were not happy...
by Hugh Murphy
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Dvoretsky books
Replies: 11
Views: 1258

Re: Dvoretsky books

Books now sold
by Hugh Murphy
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Dvoretsky books
Replies: 11
Views: 1258

Dvoretsky books

Classic advanced training books for sale: Dvoretsky's Analytical Manual Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual Secrets of Chess Training - Dvoretsky Secrets of Chess Tactics - Dvoretsky Training for the Tournament Player- Dvoretsky/Yusupov Technique for the Tournament Player Dvoretsky/Yusupov Opening Preparatio...
by Hugh Murphy
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Book for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 544

Book for sale

All 12 Kasparov My great predecessors series £100

7 Dvoretsky classic training books £100

Gelfand new books £20

Any reasonable offers considered. All proceeds to Harefield hospital.

Buyer could collect from 4NCL. Contact for further information.
by Hugh Murphy
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Martin Costley
Replies: 3
Views: 1456

Re: Martin Costley

The funeral is on Monday December 16, 11am, at Woodvale Crematorium BN2 3QB. All are welcome.
by Hugh Murphy
Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Martin Costley
Replies: 3
Views: 1456

Martin Costley

I am sorry to report the death of Martin Costley (1959-2019). Long term Sussex and Midlands player. Funeral details to be announced.
by Hugh Murphy
Sat May 02, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Room available
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

Re: Room available

At Hinckley Island
by Hugh Murphy
Sat May 02, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Room available
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

Room available

I have a room available Sat. night please contact me if interested

Hugh 07720 271416
by Hugh Murphy
Tue Feb 23, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Local Chess to Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Replies: 12
Views: 5071

Re: Local Chess to Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

I recently returned to chess and am playing in the London League as I work in London.

I too live in Wellingborough and would be interested.
by Hugh Murphy
Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Two enquiries
Replies: 6
Views: 1694

Re: Two enquiries

I remember the game well - let me know if you would like more information.

Hugh Murphy hugh.w.murphy@gmail.com