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by O.G. Urcan
Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Enquiry: English Chess Association
Replies: 92
Views: 14218

Re: Enquiry: English Chess Association

I've now managed to get hold of an English Chess Association brochure from the late 1980s:
by O.G. Urcan
Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:54 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Enquiry: English Chess Association
Replies: 92
Views: 14218

Re: Enquiry: English Chess Association

I can add that two of Edward Winter's "Chess Notes" items (1765 and 1867, written in the late 1980s) were included on page 168 of his book "Chess Explorations" (Cadogan Chess):
by O.G. Urcan
Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Enquiry: English Chess Association
Replies: 92
Views: 14218

Re: Enquiry: English Chess Association

Ian Kingston's two postings have been about "Not the British Chess Magazine," but that publication is not relevant to the discussion. It was dated 1984, three years before the "English Chess Association" was formed. The (excellent) spoof advertisement for the "Antarctic Chess Association" first appe...
by O.G. Urcan
Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Enquiry: English Chess Association
Replies: 92
Views: 14218

Re: Enquiry: English Chess Association

Thanks to Roger de Coverly and Martin Regan for their comments. I was aware of some details about how the "English Chess Association" came about in 1987 from the final part of Edward Winter's article at http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/extra/relief.html. As to whether the Association intended to c...
by O.G. Urcan
Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Enquiry: English Chess Association
Replies: 92
Views: 14218

Enquiry: English Chess Association

Greetings from Singapore. May I enquire whether anyone knows anything about the "English Chess Association"? Who are its officers and members, and what are its activities? In his book on Tony Buzan published this year Raymond Keene describes himself as "the Chairman of the English Chess Association"...