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by James Pratt
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Northumbria Masters
Replies: 57
Views: 5462

Re: Northumbria Masters

Why can't I find the final scores? I have been all over the show
by James Pratt
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Tatiana Zatulovskaya
Replies: 9
Views: 2449

Re: Tatiana Zatulovskaya

Was it Boxing Bill Goggle?
by James Pratt
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess history trivia
Replies: 555
Views: 45790

Re: Chess history trivia

Mieses?
by James Pratt
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess history trivia
Replies: 555
Views: 45790

Re: Chess history trivia

Charlie Chester?
by James Pratt
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess and cricket
Replies: 18
Views: 3772

Re: Chess and cricket

In a 1888 Bristol simul, JH Blackburne played WG Grace's son, a game watched by the cricketer WGG himself. And 'Young Mr. Grace' won.
by James Pratt
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Sir George Alan Thomas
Replies: 20
Views: 4970

Re: Sir George Alan Thomas

I knew Stephen Jackson well. His work on George Thomas was immense but when he moved to Sussex we eventually lost touch. I told him Roger Paige had written a book on his hero and that the Rogers Family had also expressed an interest. In the end, he declared he'd publish nothing. A number of his cont...
by James Pratt
Mon Jul 20, 2015 12:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Chess Day
Replies: 9
Views: 2067

Re: National Chess Day

David expands on his plans for NCD in BCM next month.
by James Pratt
Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Britbase Additions
Replies: 26
Views: 3330

Re: Britbase Additions

yes, Ian A Welch, pronounced 'Welsh', another Hollington junior from Pompey.
by James Pratt
Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: GETTING READY FOR WARWICK - ARE YOU?
Replies: 86
Views: 12800

Re: GETTING READY FOR WARWICK - ARE YOU?

Mungo Jerry are appearing today in Basingstoke Live, I gather ...
by James Pratt
Thu May 14, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Joe French
Replies: 6
Views: 3150

Re: Joe French

Joe learnt his chess, which was always basic, as an evacuee in Lancashire, and latterly in Kent, where he was to feel so at home. A cockney, he grew up wishing he'd fought in the war, played-down some shell-shock, was a boy soldier in the 1950s and a film extra. . He was in 'Passport to Pimlico' as ...
by James Pratt
Tue May 05, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Forgotten Man
Replies: 6
Views: 1808

Re: Forgotten Man

Thank you, Gentlemen. And cheers John
James
by James Pratt
Mon May 04, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Forgotten Man
Replies: 6
Views: 1808

Forgotten Man

Can anybody tell me anything about a certain Mr F.G. Tims-Collins? All I know is that he played chess in the Home Counties just prior to WWII. I shall be writing about him in our 06/15 issue. Thanks!

James Pratt
www.britishchessmagazine.co.uk
by James Pratt
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: IM Colin Crouch
Replies: 48
Views: 13852

Re: IM Colin Crouch

when and where did Colin die?
by James Pratt
Mon Dec 22, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Gossip Wainwright 1882
Replies: 5
Views: 1740

Re: Gossip Wainwright 1882

I looked in Di Felice and BCMs of the era. Nuffin'. I could, if you like, Gerard, give the game in the magazine and see if someone would come forward. They very well might.

James Pratt
Editor
www.britishchessmagazine.co.uk
by James Pratt
Sun Nov 09, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 32nd Bury St Edmunds Congress, 25-26 October
Replies: 14
Views: 4848

Re: 32nd Bury St Edmunds Congress, 25-26 October

Where is the crosstable?