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Sydney Eugene Gale
Number of games in database: 2
Years covered: 1924 to 1932

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(born 1893, died Sep-23-1950, 57 years old) Guyana (federation/nationality Canada)

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He tied for first with John B Harvey in the 1920 Canadian Closed Championship in Toronto. Gale also won the Toronto Closed Championship title thrice.


Last updated: 2017-10-03 01:33:57

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs S E Gale ½-½431924Simul, 36bC41 Philidor Defense
2. Alekhine vs S E Gale 0-1441932Simul, 42bC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
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  Benzol: Sydney Eugene Gale
Born circa 1893 in British Guiana
Died 23rd September 1950 in Lansing
He was Canadian champion in 1920.
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  Benzol: Anybody know anything else about this player?
Aug-12-07  Mavro: In June 1912 Sydney Eugene Gale (then living in British Guiana) played a series of 10-second-a-move games with A.W. McArthur (at the Westmount CC) - losing 10.5-4.5.
Aug-12-07  Mavro: In February 1913 Toronto beat Montreal 5.5-4.5 in a telegraph match, with Dr. A.W. McArthur losing Sydney Eugene Gale in their game.
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  GrahamClayton: Sydney Gale finished =1st in the 1920 Canadian Championship with Captain JB Harvey, but abandoned the play-off match after two games. Gale also won the Toronto Closed Championship title three times.
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