John Poole: 100 Years Young

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David Sedgwick
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John Poole: 100 Years Young

Post by David Sedgwick » Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:21 am

Many happy returns to John Poole, former BCF President and former SCCU President, who celebrates his 100th birthday today.

A short tribute by Stewart Reuben is on the ECF website at https://www.englishchess.org.uk/john-poole-at-100/.

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Re: John Poole: 100 Years Young

Post by Simon Rogers » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:45 pm

David Sedgwick wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:21 am
Many happy returns to John Poole, former BCF President and former SCCU President, who celebrates his 100th birthday today.

A short tribute by Stewart Reuben is on the ECF website at https://www.englishchess.org.uk/john-poole-at-100/.
Happy Birthday John.
Excellent tribute by Stewart.
Thanks for posting it David, I didn't realise he is 100.

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Re: John Poole: 100 Years Young

Post by John Upham » Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:06 pm

David Sedgwick wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:21 am
Many happy returns to John Poole, former BCF President and former SCCU President, who celebrates his 100th birthday today.

A short tribute by Stewart Reuben is on the ECF website at https://www.englishchess.org.uk/john-poole-at-100/.
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