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by John Upham
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Registered Coaches Scheme
Replies: 8
Views: 954

Re: Registered Coaches Scheme

Evening all. We have over 100 coaches now who have applied for the scheme. This is more than has been previously listed for as many years. However in order to move forward to the phase two development we would need at least 150 coaches signed up. So if you have not joined the scheme yet it would be...
by John Upham
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams
Replies: 3
Views: 946

Re: Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams

Nick Burrows wrote:
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:40 pm
For those who missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSB06Lq1iQk
Nick,

Very kind of you to mention this! :D

John, Membership Secretary, Camberley Chess Club
by John Upham
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams
Replies: 3
Views: 946

Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams

Demand for Zoom places to meet Michael Adams have been high but a few remain.

Please email info@camberleychess.co.uk for meeting details.
by John Upham
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Birthdays & Anniversaries
Topic: Happy Birthday GMC Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Happy Birthday GMC Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)

Happy Birthday GMC Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)




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Peter Markland (b. 13-iv-1951)
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by John Upham
Mon Apr 12, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever
Replies: 0
Views: 147

World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever

Richard James has reviewed

World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever :D

from New in Chess




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World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever
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by John Upham
Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 869

Re: Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)

Paul, I attended Keith's funeral and the reception following was at the rather excellent Camberley Heath Golf Club of which Keith was a popular member. Apart from family members I met (once more) the Farrand family and the Edwards family plus many golfing, cricketing and chess colleagues. Keith was ...
by John Upham
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 869

Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)

Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017) Keith, in 1975, was England's first correspondence Grandmaster. He was 1962 British Under-21 Champion and (almost) England's first European Junior Champion. A jolly nice fellow and co-founder of Camberley Chess Cub with Anne Sunnucks amongst ...
by John Upham
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Birthdays & Anniversaries
Topic: Born 100 years ago today : IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)
Replies: 0
Views: 451

Born 100 years ago today : IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)

Born 100 years ago today : Remembering IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)


Bob Wade was born 100 years ago today in New Zealand and New Zealand Chess is celebrating in style.

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IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)
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by John Upham
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: End of an era
Replies: 288
Views: 36717

Re: End of an era

NickFaulks wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:31 pm
Forgetting important details relating to the World Memory Championships does not look good.
You beat me to that one Nick! :lol:
by John Upham
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams
Replies: 3
Views: 946

Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams

From Camberley Chess Club: "We are excited to announce that Grandmaster Michael Adams will be our special guest. Michael is the long-time UK number 1, former world number 4, candidates finalist and has been British champion 7 times. He will talk us through some games and there will be a Q&A session ...
by John Upham
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Chess Duels 1921 - 1924 : 127 Games Annotated by Alexander Alekhine
Replies: 0
Views: 574

Chess Duels 1921 - 1924 : 127 Games Annotated by Alexander Alekhine

Chess Duels 1921 - 1924 : 127 Games Annotated by Alexander Alekhine

This book is from Moravian Press and is by Vlastimil Fiala and translated by Dr. Ken Neat.

A joy for any student of Alekhine and/or chess history and literature. :D

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Chess Duels 1921 - 1924 : 127 Games Annotated by Alexander Alekhine
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by John Upham
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Earliest Book Translated by Ken Neat
Replies: 1
Views: 465

Re: Earliest Book Translated by Ken Neat

I'm attempting to discover the earliest chess book translated by Dr. Ken Neat. The best I can come up with so far with a quick inspection of my library is Alexander Alekhine by Alexander Kotov, Batsford, 1973. As usual, your help is appreciated. Ken has contacted me (by way of Alex McFarlane) from ...
by John Upham
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Earliest Book Translated by Ken Neat
Replies: 1
Views: 465

Earliest Book Translated by Ken Neat

I'm attempting to discover the earliest chess book translated by Dr. Ken Neat.

The best I can come up with so far with a quick inspection of my library is

Alexander Alekhine by Alexander Kotov, Batsford, 1973.

As usual, your help is appreciated.
by John Upham
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New West of England Chess Union Website
Replies: 12
Views: 1036

Re: New West of England Chess Union Website

Who's the chap sitting above WG Grace? Did you mean Thomas Hardy? On the far right is Archibald Leach, then William Golding, Malcolm Marshall, then a Somerset trio of cricketers, then WG Grace, Hardy, Drake and a rugby footballer who is apparently Richard Adrian William Sharp from Cornwall. The res...
by John Upham
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering BH Wood MSc FCS OBE (13-vii-1909 04-iv-1989)
Replies: 37
Views: 2263

Re: Remembering BH Wood MSc FCS OBE (13-vii-1909 04-iv-1989)

CHESS & Bridge are offering for download the first ever issue of CHESS :D



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CHESS, Volume 1, Number 1, September 1935
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