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Theodore Tylor
Worcester, circa 1931: Mir Sultan Khan (left) plays
Theodore Tylor, while Sir George Thomas (far left) and
Arthur Mackenzie (far right) spectate.

Photo courtesy of Britbase.
Number of games in database: 144
Years covered: 1920 to 1956

Overall record: +27 -69 =48 (35.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (10) 
    B58 B72 B50 B60 B40
 Four Knights (6) 
    C48 C49
 French Defense (6) 
    C01 C19 C11 C14 C13
 Reti System (5) 
    A04 A05 A06
 Slav (5) 
    D12 D10 D17 D13
 Three Knights (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (15) 
    E60 E67 E72 E61 E62
 Orthodox Defense (10) 
    D63 D55 D50 D64
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C84 C86 C77 C88
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (5) 
    C86 C84 C88
 Sicilian (4) 
    B21 B24 B72 B30
 Slav (4) 
    D11 D15 D12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Tylor vs W Winter, 1933 1-0
   Tylor vs Koltanowski, 1929 1-0
   W Fairhurst vs Tylor, 1929 1/2-1/2
   Alekhine vs Tylor, 1936 1/2-1/2
   Tylor vs Flohr, 1936 1-0
   C H Alexander vs Tylor, 1936 1/2-1/2
   Tylor vs Tartakower, 1936 1-0
   Tylor vs W Winter, 1936 1/2-1/2
   Tylor vs G A Thomas, 1936 1/2-1/2
   Tylor vs Vidmar, 1936 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Paignton (1956)
   Hastings 1936/37 (1936)
   Hastings 1933/34 (1933)
   Nottingham (1936)

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(born Apr-13-1900, died Oct-23-1968, 68 years old) United Kingdom

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(Sir) Theodore Henry Tylor was born in Bournville Birmingham, England. He was a tutor in Jurisprudence at Oxford University, a post he held for nearly 40 years. Although classed legally blind he represented England at the Hamburg Olympiad in 1930. He was British Correspondence Champion in 1932, 1933 and 1934 and is probably best known for competing in the Nottingham tournament of 1936. He passed away in Oxford in 1968.

Wikipedia article: Theodore Tylor

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 144  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Penrose vs Tylor  1-019192044th Oxford - Cambridge Varsity mC44 King's Pawn Game
2. J Drewitt vs Tylor  1-0321926Weston-super-Mare Major OpenE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
3. Euwe vs Tylor  1-0411926WestonD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. G A Thomas vs Tylor 0-1131926Weston-super-mareD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Rubinstein vs Tylor  1-0361929Scheveningen-Style TournamentE60 King's Indian Defense
6. Rubinstein vs Tylor 1-0361929Ramsgate schevE60 King's Indian Defense
7. Tylor vs Menchik  ½-½361929Ramsgate schevB58 Sicilian
8. Maroczy vs Tylor  1-0311929Ramsgate schevC49 Four Knights
9. Tylor vs Koltanowski  ½-½401929Ramsgate schevC41 Philidor Defense
10. Capablanca vs Tylor ½-½591929Ramsgate schevA15 English
11. Tylor vs Znosko-Borovsky  ½-½291929Ramsgate schevC48 Four Knights
12. V Soultanbeieff vs Tylor  ½-½331929Ramsgate schevE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
13. W Fairhurst vs Tylor ½-½381929BCF-chE60 King's Indian Defense
14. Tylor vs Koltanowski 1-0291929Hastings Premier ReservesC41 Philidor Defense
15. Rellstab vs Tylor  1-0191930Hastings Premier ReservesC41 Philidor Defense
16. Prokes vs Tylor 1-0231930Hamburg OlympiadA48 King's Indian
17. Tylor vs A Taube  1-0351930Hamburg OlympiadB10 Caro-Kann
18. G A Thomas vs Tylor  1-0331930Hastings 1930/31E61 King's Indian
19. Tylor vs Yates  0-1301931Hastings 1930/31D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
20. Euwe vs Tylor 1-0321931Hastings 1930/31D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Capablanca vs Tylor 1-0341931Hastings 1930/31D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Tylor vs R P Michell 1-0351931Hastings 1930/31D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. Tylor vs Sultan Khan  ½-½241931Hastings 1930/31A46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. Tylor vs Sultan Khan  0-1431932BCF-ch 25thC46 Three Knights
25. Pirc vs Tylor 1-0371932Hastings 1932/33D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-26-04  kostich in time: Tylor taught law at Oxford.He was also legally blind.
Nov-26-04  sneaky pete: I know very little about law, but I wonder: can my fits of chess blindness be legalized?
Oct-27-05  slapwa: Sir Theodore Tylor was a law tutor at Balliol (where the Law Library bears his name) who became President of the Royal National Institution for the Blind. He is the model for Pargetter in Robertson Daviesí novel, The Manticore.
Apr-13-07  BIDMONFA: Theodore Tylor

TYLOR, Theodore Henry

Apr-13-07  gambitfan: PLOD Fri 13/04/2007
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May-25-09  sneaky pete: Isn't it a prerequisite to be legally blind to present "law" as a form of science?
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  GrahamClayton: <slapwa> Sir Theodore Tylor was a law tutor at Balliol (where the Law Library bears his name).

Tylor is commemorated at Balliol by a plaque on the East Wall of the Antechapel, plus another plaque on the West Wall of the Library, which says:

"The Tylor Library, named in memory of Sir Theodore Tylor, 1900 - 1968, who, as Scholar, Fellow, Tutor in Jurisprudence and Estates Bursar spent fifty years in dedicated service to the College."

Apr-04-13  vinidivici: He was almost blind at all.
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  FSR: Tippecanoe and this guy too.
Apr-13-20  Nosnibor: Here is a game that Tyler won in a County Match at Board one between Leicestershire and Oxfordshire on 24th January 1931 played at Oxford White: T.H.Tyler Black V.H.Lovell Queens Gambit Declined Tartakower Variant.1Nf3,d5.2d4,Nf6.3c4,e6.4Bg5,Nbd7.5e3,Be7- .6Nf3,0-00.7Rc1,b6.8cxd5,exd5.9Bb5 Bb7.100-0,Ne4.11Bxe7,Qxe7.12Nxe4,dxe4.13Rxc7,exf- 3.14Bxd7,Qg5.15Bh3,Be4.16Re1,Rfc8.17Rxc8+,Rxc8.1- 8Qa4,b5.19Qa6,Rc6.20Qxa7,h5.21Qd7,f5.22g3,f4.23d- 5,Rh6.24b4,fxg3.25Qe8+,Kh7.26Qxe4+Rg6.27fxg3 and wins.(Source V.H.Lovell`s records)R.I.P.Sir Theodore Tyler.
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  MissScarlett: <Photo courtesy of Britbase.>

No offence, but every time I see <Britbase> I think <@#$%face>.

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