Sir Patrick Moore

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Neil Graham
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Sir Patrick Moore

Post by Neil Graham » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:21 pm

Astronomer and also a chess player and all round entertainer.

Richard James
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Re: Sir Patrick Moore

Post by Richard James » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:41 pm

Sir Patrick (or Dr Patrick Moore as he then was) was generous enough to write the foreword to The Complete Chess Addict and played correspondence chess against Mike Fox.

He also provided this game for publication in the book.

There are several chess references in his autobiography.

John Upham
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Re: Sir Patrick Moore

Post by John Upham » Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:33 pm

BCM has posted a brief tribute with an image (supplied by KG Howe of the ICL Press Office) from our archive.

It is here: ... 1923-2012/ :(
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