Number of games in database: 133
|Worcester, circa 1931: Mir Sultan Khan (left) plays|
Theodore Tylor, while Sir George Thomas (far left) and
Arthur Mackenzie (far right) spectate.
Photo courtesy of Britbase.
Years covered: 1926 to 1956
Overall record: +19 -67 =47 (32.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Tylor vs W Winter, 1933 1-0
Tylor vs Koltanowski, 1929 1-0
W Fairhurst vs Tylor, 1929 1/2-1/2
Alekhine vs Tylor, 1936 1/2-1/2
Tylor vs Flohr, 1936 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
Hastings 1936/37 (1936)
Hastings 1933/34 (1933)
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(born Apr-13-1900, died Oct-23-1968, 68 years old) United Kingdom
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|(Sir) Theodore Henry Tylor was born in Bournville Birmingham, England.
He was a tutor in Jurisprudence at Oxford University, a post he held for nearly 40 years. Although classed legally blind he represented England at the Hamburg Olympiad in 1930.
He was British Correspondence Champion in 1932, 1933 and 1934 and is probably best known for competing in the Nottingham tournament of 1936.
He passed away in Oxford in 1968.
Wikipedia article: Theodore Tylor
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|Nov-26-04|| ||kostich in time: Tylor taught law at Oxford.He was also legally blind. |
|Nov-26-04|| ||sneaky pete: I know very little about law, but I wonder: can my fits of chess blindness be legalized? |
|Oct-27-05|| ||slapwa: Sir Theodore Tylor was a law tutor at Balliol (where the Law Library bears his name) who became President of the Royal National Institution for the Blind. He is the model for Pargetter in Robertson Daviesí novel, The Manticore.|
|Apr-13-07|| ||BIDMONFA: Theodore Tylor|
TYLOR, Theodore Henry
|Apr-13-07|| ||gambitfan: PLOD Fri 13/04/2007
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|May-25-09|| ||sneaky pete: Isn't it a prerequisite to be legally blind to present "law" as a form of science?|
|Oct-01-10|| ||GrahamClayton: <slapwa> Sir Theodore Tylor was a law tutor at Balliol (where the Law Library bears his name).|
Tylor is commemorated at Balliol by a plaque on the East Wall of the Antechapel, plus another plaque on the West Wall of the Library, which says:
"The Tylor Library, named in memory of Sir Theodore Tylor, 1900 - 1968, who, as Scholar, Fellow, Tutor in Jurisprudence and Estates Bursar spent fifty years in dedicated service to the College."
|Apr-04-13|| ||vinidivici: He was almost blind at all.|
|Apr-16-13|| ||FSR: Tippecanoe and this guy too.|
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