Happy Birthday IM Jeff Horner !

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Happy Birthday IM Jeff Horner !

Post by John Upham » Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:51 am

BCN has assembled a birthday tribute to IM Jeff Horner :

https://britishchessnews.com/2020/08/25 ... ff-horner/
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Re: Happy Birthday IM Jeff Horner !

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:05 pm

I somehow don't think that pic of Horner playing McShane was from *2002*?

Not that it really detracts from a very nice tribute to a genuine local legend in the NW :)
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Re: Happy Birthday IM Jeff Horner !

Post by Harry Duff » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:16 pm

Doubtful, given he was born in 1984 .....

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Re: Happy Birthday IM Jeff Horner !

Post by John Upham » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:24 pm

Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:05 pm
I somehow don't think that pic of Horner playing McShane was from *2002*?

Not that it really detracts from a very nice tribute to a genuine local legend in the NW :)

and you would be correct. It was from 1993.

Thanks for alerting me.
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Re: Happy Birthday IM Jeff Horner !

Post by MartinCarpenter » Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:17 pm

It is a fine, richly deserved, tribute :)

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