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Member since Nov-03-03 · Last seen Mar-06-15
I am an UK chess player who plays OTB and correspondence. I particularly appreciate the games of Tal, Alekhine, Tarrasch and Capablanca.
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   Chessical has kibitzed 2572 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Mar-04-15 Tolush vs A Bannik, 1952
Chessical: <21...Qf5!> = <23.Rfe1> Nf6 24.Re6 gives White the advantage.
   Feb-27-15 Henry Ernest Atkins
Chessical: H.E Atkins v R.Blow British Championship, 1937. Blackpool, Round 8. 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Be3 Bg7 8.Qd2 Qa5 9. Rc1 O-O 10. d5 Rd8 11. Bd3 c4 12. Bxc4 Nc6 13. Bb3 Ne5 14. Ne2 b5 15. O-O Ba6 16. f4 Ng4 17. Bd4 e5 18. dxe6 Rxd4 19. ...
   Feb-10-15 Cecil John Seddon Purdy
Chessical: <CHESS CHAMPION> Mr Cecil J. S Purdy, who won the NSW Chess Championship at the School of Arts Club last night is only 22 years of age. He is a son of Dr. J. S. Purdy. Metropolitan Medical Officer of Health, and was born at Port Said. After several years in New Zealand he ...
   Feb-09-15 Max Pavey
Chessical: It appears that he suffered from radiation poisoning as a result of expsure in his medical work. The following article has a picture of Dr Pavey.
   Feb-01-15 Hastings (1895) (replies)
Chessical: <tessathedog> The Queen's Hotel still exists:
   Feb-01-15 Katarina Beskow
Chessical: From: <Chess Notes - Edward Winter no.9078. Katarina Beskow (C.N. 9073)> From <Henrik Malm Lindberg> (Stockholm): ‘I wrote an article about Katarina Beskow, “Det tidiga damschacket och Sveriges okända VM-tvåa”(1), on pages 1-8 of the 49/2014 issue of the Swedish ...
   Jan-31-15 Vera Menchik
Chessical: Vera Menchik gives a short accopunt of her early years to the press in 1927: CHESS VICTOR. World's First Woman Champion. ...Miss Vera Menchik told a Press representative that she played her first game Moscow when she was only nine. She has lived at Hastings for six years. Her ...
   Jan-28-15 Honza Cervenka chessforum
Chessical: Pardon the intrusion, but I am looking for material for Game Collection: Prague Candidates Reserve Playoff (1956) I was wondering if you have access to any relevant Czech sources. I am trying to find contemporary reports, and the dates of the games. Thank you.
   Jan-28-15 Gypsy chessforum (replies)
Chessical: Pardon my intrusion, but I am hoping that you may have some information about: Game Collection: Prague Candidates Reserve Playoff (1956) It does not seem to have been well reported in Western European or American newspapers or magazines.
   Jan-28-15 Ludek Pachman
Chessical: From the "Hastings and St Leonards Observer" - Saturday 20 November 1954, p1.2. "Ludek Pachman, the Czechoslovakian chess champion who is ornamenting the Premier at Christmas, has sent me quaint little game which he won blindfold performance. He doesn’t say how many he was taking ...
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