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by James Pratt
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: IM Colin Crouch
Replies: 48
Views: 13500

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: 1675

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: 4808

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

Where is the crosstable?
by James Pratt
Thu Sep 18, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: RFA Harman
Replies: 11
Views: 4318

Re: RFA Harman

Ken Harman writes: Ron's funeral is to take place at Islington Crematorium, Islington and St.Pancras Cemetery, 278 High Road, East Finchley, N2 9AG at 2.45pm on Friday 26/9/2014. There is plenty of parking space for cars. If anyone, from the Ringwood/New Forest would like a lift please ring Kenny on...
by James Pratt
Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: RFA Harman
Replies: 11
Views: 4318

RFA Harman

Ron Harman died today in a London Nursing Home. He was 75. A retired accountant, he played three times in the British Championship, co-wrote a Batsford Book about the Scandinavian Defence. His colleagues at Cavendish CC in particular will miss his lively presence. He would, I know, be pleased to rem...
by James Pratt
Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:28 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Andrew Jonathan Whiteley
Replies: 20
Views: 7368

Re: Andrew Jonathan Whiteley

where did he die? I have dates but no place? Was it Earl's Court?
by James Pratt
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Equivalent of US National Master title ?!
Replies: 21
Views: 6722

Re: British Equivalent of US National Master title ?!

Andrew Whiteley has died. A full obituary is planned for BCM, naturally.

James Pratt
Editor
by James Pratt
Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: "I fear nobody but the dentist"
Replies: 7
Views: 2102

Re: "I fear nobody but the dentist"

It is quoted in Hartston/Keene's book from Oxford University Press on the 1974 Candidates Final.
by James Pratt
Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: The Cable Test Tournament of 1905
Replies: 13
Views: 2422

Re: The Cable Test Tournament of 1905

I could not find mention in 'Chess Results 1901-1920' - Di Felice (McFarland) which is normally pretty good. I would happily give space in BCM today if anybody cares to dash off a page or so about the match and qualification.

James Pratt
Editor
www.britishchessmagazine.co.uk
by James Pratt
Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Winning against both Capablanca and Fischer
Replies: 22
Views: 3979

Re: Winning against both Capablanca and Fischer

which player beat Adams and Blackburne? (presumably in a simul or friendly). It is still unbelievable, :shock: yet..
by James Pratt
Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: BCM (05/14)
Replies: 1
Views: 1205

Re: BCM (05/14)

The April issue should be with subscribers on Saturday, 19th April.

James Pratt
Editor
by James Pratt
Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: BCM (05/14)
Replies: 1
Views: 1205

BCM (05/14)

In next month's splendid issue: * Candidates Part 2: Anand Supreme * Spot the Continuation * Endgame Studies (IRW) * Problem World with Christopher Jones * Endings for Experts with Grandmaster Nick * Magnus, Manny and Me - Cathy Chua * Mikhail & Mikhail by Simon Rees * :) GAMES DEPARTMENT :) with IM...
by James Pratt
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:16 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: A hundred years ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2319

Re: A hundred years ago

AJP Taylor?
by James Pratt
Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Is there a Doctor in the House?
Replies: 14
Views: 2448

Re: Is there a Doctor in the House?

Thanks everybody. Thank you.