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Ward Mayhew Parker Mitchell
  
Number of games in database: 13
Years covered: 1909 to 1957
Overall record: +1 -9 =3 (19.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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WARD MAYHEW PARKER MITCHELL
(born Sep-02-1883, died Mar-20-1962, 78 years old) United States of America

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 page 1 of 1; 13 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J R Chandler vs W P M Mitchell  1-0281909Yale - Harvard mC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. J R Chandler vs W P M Mitchell ½-½601910Yale-Harvard C.H.Y.P. playoff mC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
3. Kashdan vs W P M Mitchell  1-0251938USA Ch prel-IIIB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
4. H Steiner vs W P M Mitchell  1-038194041st US Open. Prelim 3D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
5. H Steiner vs W P M Mitchell  1-0471941US Open. Preliminary 2D52 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. W P M Mitchell vs I A Horowitz  0-122194344th US OpenC58 Two Knights
7. W P M Mitchell vs G Sturgis  1-040194344th US OpenB40 Sicilian
8. Santasiere vs W P M Mitchell  1-025194344th US OpenC30 King's Gambit Declined
9. R H Steinmeyer vs W P M Mitchell  ½-½55194445th US OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
10. W P M Mitchell vs Reshevsky  0-146194445th US OpenB72 Sicilian, Dragon
11. J A Curdo vs W P M Mitchell 1-0171948BostonC47 Four Knights
12. M Sturm vs W P M Mitchell  ½-½471954USA corrC21 Center Game
13. W P M Mitchell vs W Muir  0-1231957cr Grand NationalC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-11-13
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  GrahamClayton: Memories of Mitchell by his granddaughter:

http://www.susannajsturgis.com/entr...

Apr-11-13
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  Phony Benoni: <GrahamClayton> Very interesting! Her paternal grandfather, George Sturgis, was the first president of the United States Chess Federation, from 1939-1942.

As for Robert Welch of the John Birch Society, I notice that Mitchell and Sturgis both played in the Championship section of the 1943 US Open with "Robert H W Welch".

Game Collection: US Open 1943, Syracuse

Wikipedia gives Welch's full name as "Robert Henry Winborne Welch", so that could well be the same person.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert....

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