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Eric J Holt
Number of games in database: 2
Years covered: 1970 to 1971
Highest rating achieved in database: 2230

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(born Apr-10-1952, died May-22-2013, 61 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality United States of America)

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He was Scottish Champion in 1971 (=Roderick M McKay).

Last updated: 2018-04-10 12:32:43

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E J Holt vs F Middendorf  ½-½231970ZuerichB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
2. Keene vs E J Holt 1-01281971BCF-chA04 Reti Opening
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  GrahamClayton: Holt retired from competitive play after the 1971 British championship, in which he finished 7th, in order to concentrate on his studies. An excellent interview about his chess and post-chess career can be found here:


Dec-28-13  weary willy: "Sadly Eric passed away May 22nd 2013 after a brave stoic fight with cancer." See the blog reference indicated by GrahamClayton
Dec-29-13  weary willy: A brief obituary:

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