Alf Schroeder

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Neil Graham
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Alf Schroeder

Post by Neil Graham » Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:36 pm

Alf Schroeder, who I understand was the oldest active league player in the country, passed away on New Years Eve a few weeks before his 99th Birthday.

http://www.bushburychess.org/

He had a current grade of 117 and according to the ECF database played 31 games in the 2012/13 grading year.

The following game marked his debut as a 98 year old in January last year:-

http://www.merciachess.org.uk/famousgam ... oeder.html

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