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Francis Healey
Number of games in database: 1
Years covered: 1859

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(born Nov-19-1828, died Feb-17-1906, 77 years old) United Kingdom

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Francis (Frank) Healey was the composer of the famous Bristol problem in 1861. In 1872, a chess column appeared in the "London Births, Marriages and Deaths" newsletter, edited by Francis Healey. Father of Percy Healey.

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1. F Healey vs J Kling 1-0361859LondonC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense

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Nov-18-05  soberknight: This is Frank Healey, the composer of the famous Bristol problem in 1861.
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The Bristol problem! White mates in three.

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[Event "casual"]
[Site "London ENG"]
[Date "1863.??.??"]
[Round "-"]
[White "Green, Valentine"]
[Black "Healy, Francis"]
[Result "0-1"]
[EventDate "1863.??.??"]
[Source "ILN v42 (Jun 20, 1863) p683"]

1.f4 e5 2.fxe5 d6 3.exd6 Bxd6 4.Nf3 Be6 5.g3 c6 6.d4 Nf6 7.Nc3 Qc7 8. Be3 b5 9.a3 Nbd7 10.Bg2 Nb6 11.b3 b4 12.axb4 Ng4 13.Qd3 Bf5 14.Qxf5 Nxe3 15.Qe4+ Qe7 16.Kf2 Bxb4 17.Qxc6+ Kf8 18.Bh3 Re8 19.Ne5 f6 20. Kxe3 Bxc3 21.Raf1 Bxd4+ 0-1


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