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On 25th April, at Shanghai, of appoplexy, Mr. George Chamier, M.I.C.E. aged 73 years.
Thirty years ago the deceased was a prominent figure in Adelaide chess circles.
He was adept as a chess player, problemist and solver, and he won the Adelaide Cup in 1885.
Prior to going to South Australia he was a resident of Victoria, and belonged to Mr. Andrew Burns's strong corps of contributors to "The Leader" chess columns.
He was a genial, pleasant, cultured companion, and left behind him many chess friends when he departed for China.
He belonged to a chess playing family.
His brother, Edward Chamier, won the chess championship of France in 1882, and died in Paris ten years later.
Another brother, Anthony Chamier, was a leading Sydney player for many years, and represented New South Wales in inter-state matches.>