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Theodore Tylor
Tylor 
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.
 
Number of games in database: 133
Years covered: 1926 to 1956
Overall record: +19 -67 =47 (32.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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THEODORE TYLOR
(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.

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 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 133  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Drewitt vs Tylor  1-0321926Weston-super-Mare Major OpenE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
2. Euwe vs Tylor  1-0411926WestonD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. G A Thomas vs Tylor 0-1131926Weston-super-mareD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Tylor vs Znosko-Borovsky  ½-½291929Ramsgate schevC48 Four Knights
5. Tylor vs Menchik  ½-½361929Ramsgate schevB58 Sicilian
6. Maroczy vs Tylor  1-0311929Ramsgate schevC49 Four Knights
7. Tylor vs Koltanowski  ½-½401929RamsgateC41 Philidor Defense
8. V Soultanbeieff vs Tylor  ½-½331929Ramsgate schevE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
9. Rubinstein vs Tylor  1-0361929Scheveningen-Style TournamentE60 King's Indian Defense
10. Rubinstein vs Tylor 1-0361929Ramsgate schevE60 King's Indian Defense
11. Capablanca vs Tylor ½-½591929Ramsgate schevA15 English
12. W Fairhurst vs Tylor ½-½381929BCF-chE60 King's Indian Defense
13. Tylor vs Koltanowski 1-0291929Hastings Premier ReservesC41 Philidor Defense
14. Rellstab vs Tylor  1-0191930Hastings Premier ReservesC41 Philidor Defense
15. Prokes vs Tylor 1-0231930Hamburg ol (Men)A48 King's Indian
16. G A Thomas vs Tylor  1-0331930Hastings 1930/31E61 King's Indian
17. Tylor vs Yates  0-1301931Hastings 1930/31D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
18. Euwe vs Tylor  1-0321931Hastings 1930/31D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. Capablanca vs Tylor 1-0341931Hastings 1930/31D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Tylor vs R P Michell 1-0351931Hastings 1930/31D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Tylor vs Sultan Khan  ½-½241931Hastings 1930/31A46 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Tylor vs Sultan Khan  0-1431932BCF-ch 25thC46 Three Knights
23. Pirc vs Tylor 1-0371932Hastings 1932/33D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
24. Tylor vs E M Jackson  0-1161932Hastings 1932/33E23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
25. Menchik vs Tylor  0-1441932Hastings 1932/33D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
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
http://www.bidmonfa.com/tylor_theod...
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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
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: <slapwa> Sir Theodore Tylor was a law tutor at Balliol (where the Law Library bears his name).

<slapwa>,
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
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Tippecanoe and this guy too.
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