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Mephisto (Automaton) vs Thomas J Beardsell
Casual game (1878), London ENG
King's Gambit: Declined. Classical Variation (C30)  ·  1-0

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Jul-28-10  TheTamale: Ouch. A loss like this can really make your beard swell.

Thank you, folks! I'll be here all week.

Nov-02-13  YoungEd: Good thing the week was up before I found this game!
Feb-08-20
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  MissScarlett: Black may well be Beardsall whose name also sometimes appears as Beardsell.
Feb-09-20
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  Telemus: This game was published in the "Westminster Papers", 1st Dec 1878. Black is named Beardsell there.

On 1st April 1879 the same magazine reports on Mr T.G. Beardsell, president of the Bermondsey Chess Club.

The BCM 1978 published a game between Mephisto and Beardswell.

Feb-09-20
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  MissScarlett: There's a death notice for <Thomas J Beardsell, a well-known London amateur of the game> in the <ILN> of November 27th 1886, informing that he died on October 30th.
Feb-09-20  AlicesKnight: Was Gunsberg behind the brassware? Pretty.

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