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Purdy; Cecil John Seddon (1906-1979)
Compiled by fredthebear
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C.J.S. Purdy was an International Master, the former Australian Champion and first World Correspondence Chess Champion. Purdy was editor of the magazine Australasian Chess Review (1929-1944), Check (1944-1945), and Chess World (1946-1967). He was a fabulous chess teacher/writer. Bobby Fischer highly respected Purdy.

* 1952 Match: Game Collection: Sarapu - Purdy Match, Australasian Championship

* Action Chess 24 Hours repertoire: Game Collection: Action Chess :Purdy's 24 hour opening repertoire

Site under construction by Fredthebear. Sorry readers, I'm in no hurry on this one.

Colle System (D05) 0-1 Black in complete control
U Mehlhorn vs A S Rasmussen, 2015
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 28 moves, 0-1

Q Pawn Game: Colle System (D04) 1-0White's Q wins the showdown
G Koshnitsky vs Purdy, 1932 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 1-0

Bird Opening: Dutch (A03) 0-1Chose not to recapture as expected
J S Purdy vs Spassky, 1955 
(A03) Bird's Opening, 21 moves, 0-1

Yuri Averbakh protested legal 0-0-0?!?
Averbakh vs Purdy, 1960 
(A16) English, 48 moves, 1-0

Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (A06) 1-0 Cramped W breaks free
F Crowl vs Purdy, 1939 
(A06) Reti Opening, 57 moves, 1-0

A TACTICAL CONCEPT/TERMINOLOGY LESSON IN ONE MOVE
M Jadoul vs Karpov, 1986 
(B44) Sicilian, 41 moves, 0-1

Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical (E32) 0-1 Greek gift is too thin
C Nielsen vs Purdy, 1947 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 11 moves, 0-1

Game 5 of Sarapu - Purdy Match, Australasian Championship 1952
O Sarapu vs Purdy, 1952 
(B32) Sicilian, 31 moves, 0-1

Purdy vs G Koshnitsky, 1932 
(A13) English, 47 moves, 0-1

A Cuadrado vs Purdy, 1950
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 24 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed Var (C84) 0-1 Pawns matter
Edmund Adam vs Purdy, 1950
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 20 moves, 0-1

Very cute game by Wade. Listed in Cecil Purdy's Chess Made Easy
Wade vs A G Shoebridge, 1945 
(B83) Sicilian, 31 moves, 1-0

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