Robert Richmond

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Neil Graham
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Robert Richmond

Post by Neil Graham » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:27 pm

The ECF website gives details about Robert https://www.englishchess.org.uk/rip-rob ... 1956-2020/ whose unexpected death occurred last week.

Robert was a well known chess administrator and will be missed by his many friends across the chess world.
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Andy Stoker
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Re: Robert Richmond

Post by Andy Stoker » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:18 pm

Very sorry to read this. Rob and I overlapped at Pembroke College - he was a couple of years younger and a much stronger player. A nice person.

Richard Thursby
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Re: Robert Richmond

Post by Richard Thursby » Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:26 pm

Sad to hear this. We played a few times on the same Aylesbury team in the mid 1990s, usually at opposite ends of the board order.

John Swain
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Re: Robert Richmond

Post by John Swain » Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:25 pm

The arrangements for Robert's funeral may be found at:

https://www.englishchess.org.uk/rip-rob ... 1956-2020/

Robert played and organised chess in many locations; please pass on the details to those who knew him well and who may not visit the EC Forum or the ECF website.

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