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Reginald Walter Bonham
Number of games in database: 7
Years covered: 1934 to 1954
Overall record: +1 -5 =1 (21.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
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REGINALD WALTER BONHAM
(born Jan-31-1906, died Mar-16-1984, 78 years old) United Kingdom

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Reginald Walter Bonham was born in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, England. He was Blind World Champion in 1958 and Correspondence Blind World Champion in 1957, 1959, 1961, 1964 (jointly) and 1966. He was also British Correspondence Champion in 1943, 1947 (jointly) and 1951 (jointly). He passed away in Worcester in 1984.

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 page 1 of 1; 7 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A P Lacy Hulbert vs R W Bonham  1-026 1934 Midlands Individual ChampionshipA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
2. D E McNab vs R W Bonham  1-023 1945 Shropshire & Herefordshire v Worcestershire County MatchA48 King's Indian
3. L Alster vs R W Bonham ½-½51 1947 Match MCCU-CZED62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
4. R W Bonham vs L Alster 1-040 1947 Match MCCU-CZEE72 King's Indian
5. R W Bonham vs E A Isles  0-133 1950 British ChampionshipD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
6. D Mardle vs R W Bonham  1-019 1953 HastingsB56 Sicilian
7. R W Bonham vs Schmid  0-146 1954 Dyckhoff mem-A corr5456A43 Old Benoni
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Benzol: Reginald Walter Bonham
Born 31st January 1906 in St Neots
Died 16th March 1984 in Worcester
Blind World Champion in 1958
Correspondence Blind World Champion 1957, 1959, 1961, 1964 (joint) and 1966. British Correspondence Champion 1943, 1947 (joint) and 1951 (joint).
Dec-12-05  cyclemath: Here's Bonham on the losing end of a short game against Peter Gibbs, who was one of England's prominent players in the 50s and 60s. This was played on Gibbs's 21st birthday.

R.W. Bonham White
P.C. Gibbs Black
British Championship Qualifier 1955 King's Indian Defence

1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 g3 Bg7 4 Bg2 0-0 5 0-0 d6 6 c4 c5 7 Nc3 Nc6 8 h3 Bd7 9 Kh2? cxd4 10 Nxd4 Nxd4 11 Qxd4 Ng4+ 0-1

Jan-19-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Reginald Bonham co-authored these books with R. Wormald..

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