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Alexander Thompson Bigelow
  
Number of games in database: 10
Years covered: 1901 to 1907
Overall record: +4 -6 =0 (40.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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ALEXANDER THOMPSON BIGELOW
(born Apr-05-1841, died Nov-27-1923, 82 years old) United States of America

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Wikipedia article: A.T. Bigelow

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C S Jacobs vs A T Bigelow  0-1261901Western ChampionshipC29 Vienna Gambit
2. W G Hine vs A T Bigelow  0-1221901Western ChampionshipC46 Three Knights
3. A T Bigelow vs G Spencer  1-04419034th Western ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
4. C Medinus vs A T Bigelow  1-0291904Chicago v. Twin CitiesC29 Vienna Gambit
5. A T Bigelow vs J Abbott  0-13119056thj Western ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
6. A T Bigelow vs R G Fitzgerald 0-12719056th Western ChampionshipD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. L Uedemann vs A T Bigelow  0-1531905Western ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. E P Elliott vs A T Bigelow 1-0371906Minnesota State chC60 Ruy Lopez
9. A T Bigelow vs H Fowler Lee  0-1491907Western ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
10. A T Bigelow vs G H Wolbrecht 0-1271907Western ChampionshipC48 Four Knights
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Apr-23-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: A statement by him in the capacity of President of the Minnesota State Chess Association is signed <"Alex T. Bigelow">. No indication of whether his name is actually "Alexander", but there is no period after "Alex".

"Minneapolis Journal", February 2, 1895. http://www.chessarch.com/excavation...

Apr-24-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A.T._B...

Probably the dentist Alexander Thompson Bigelow in St. Paul! Degree at Boston dental college in 1873: http://interactive.ancestry.com/220...

Apr-24-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Probably not father of:

<Horace Ransom Bigelow Birth Date: 6 Mar 1898 Birth Place: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Father's Name: H. E. Bigelow Mother's name: Mrs. H. E. Bigelow> ?

Apr-24-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: "Alexander Thompson Bigelow" is definitely our man. "Biography of Minnesota" (Chicago, 1900), p.437-438, confirms you information and gives birthdate of April 5, 1841.

Civil War veteran; left practice in Boston for Bismarck, Dakota in July, 1876 for reasons of health, thence to St. Paul in October, 1884. Married Edna A. Kelley, a native of Marshall, Wisconsin, on November 26, 1883. No mention of children.

Google Books link: http://books.google.com/books?id=qV...

Apr-24-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: http://masscases.com/cases/sjc/120/... could be him?

Ancestry.com: He lives in Seabreaze, Volusia, Florida in 1920 (as dentist) still together with Edna.

Apr-24-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: The scalawag! No wonder he left town and headed for the Dakotas. Who does that for their health?

Hard to believe it's not him; the name and chronology are too much of a coincidence.

Apr-24-14  Stonehenge: He died in 1923:

http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/...

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