Henry Seymour Conway
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1787 to 1790
Overall record: +3 -3 =0 (50.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|HENRY SEYMOUR CONWAY
(born 1721, died Jul-09-1795, 74 years old) United Kingdom
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|Field Marshal Henry Seymour Conway was a British general and statesman. A brother of the 1st Marquess of Hertford, he began his military career in the War of the Austrian Succession, and eventually rose to the rank of Field Marshal in 1759.|
He shared a passion for chess along with his cousin, Horace Walpole.
Letters of Horace Walpole http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext...
|Oct-22-07|| ||Calli: Henry Seymour Conway (1721-1795)|
|Oct-22-07|| ||Sourav: If Conway died in 1795, then how have two of his games mentioned above been marked as played in 1801?|
|Oct-22-07|| ||Calli: <Sourav> Good point. The De Beaurevoir game was actually played in May 1787 and the Brühl game in 1788. Source: Oxford Encyclopedia of Chess Games.|
|Oct-23-07|| ||Thorski: "Conway's Game of Chess" would make an excellent pun for a GotD. =P|
|Oct-25-07|| ||Sourav: <Calli> Thank You!|
|Apr-03-09|| ||playground player: I hope he was a better general than he was a chess player.|
|Jan-12-11|| ||abstract: Ive seen this player somewhere on a dollar banknote|
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