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by Malcolm Clarke
Sat Oct 16, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: London Central YMCA (aka CentYMCA) Chess Club
Replies: 316
Views: 64977

Re: London Central YMCA (aka CentYMCA) Chess Club

Why guess? Some of the ace Internet detectives round here need to be retrained. Simon Spivack wrote: I recall that the late Mike Crewsden did what he could to help; club treasurer, or something like that. I was never a member of the YMCA, but did belong to Bayswater, as well as Islington. One time I...
by Malcolm Clarke
Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: London Central YMCA (aka CentYMCA) Chess Club
Replies: 316
Views: 64977

Re: London Central YMCA (aka CentYMCA) Chess Club

George - I know that Mike Cresswell won the first game, but after that I believe Pierre did a lot of preparation. I know very little about the openings that they played in the match, although I thought that when I played against Pierre he actually played the Philidor. I did not think I had a shaven ...
by Malcolm Clarke
Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: London Central YMCA (aka CentYMCA) Chess Club
Replies: 316
Views: 64977

Re: London Central YMCA (aka CentYMCA) Chess Club

My reply might not relate to the most recent items discussed on this topic, but there are certain things that have been discussed in this topic, that I still remember, even if it was a long time ago. I was involved with London Central YMCA for the seasons 1981/82 to 1984/85. After that I only played...