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Theodore Henry Tylor
T H 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: 210
Years covered: 1920 to 1956

Overall record: +51 -97 =62 (39.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B40 B58 B72 B83 B60
 Four Knights (10) 
    C49 C48
 French Defense (9) 
    C01 C11 C13 C19 C16
 Caro-Kann (8) 
    B18 B15 B13 B10
 Slav (8) 
    D10 D13 D17 D12
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A06 A05
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (24) 
    E60 E72 E67 E61 E76
 Orthodox Defense (13) 
    D63 D50 D55 D64 D52
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C86 C99 C84 C88 C66
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (8) 
    C86 C99 C84 C88
 Sicilian (6) 
    B30 B21 B24 B72 B73
 Slav (5) 
    D11 D15 D12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T H Tylor vs Koltanowski, 1929 1-0
   T H Tylor vs W Winter, 1933 1-0
   W Fairhurst vs T H Tylor, 1929 1/2-1/2
   Alekhine vs T H Tylor, 1936 1/2-1/2
   T H Tylor vs Flohr, 1936 1-0
   C H Alexander vs T H Tylor, 1936 1/2-1/2
   T H Tylor vs Tartakower, 1936 1-0
   T H Tylor vs W Winter, 1936 1/2-1/2
   T H Tylor vs G A Thomas, 1936 1/2-1/2
   T H Tylor vs Vidmar, 1936 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   British Championship (1933)
   Paignton (1956)
   British Championship (1925)
   British Championship (1935)
   British Championship (1938)
   Hastings 1936/37 (1936)
   Hastings 1933/34 (1933)
   British Championship (1934)
   British Championship (1932)
   Nottingham (1936)
   British Championship (1953)

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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 9; games 1-25 of 211  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Penrose vs T H Tylor  1-019192044th Oxford - Cambridge Varsity mC44 King's Pawn Game
2. H B Uber vs T H Tylor  0-1331925British ChampionshipE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
3. T H Tylor vs W Winter  ½-½321925British ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. T H Tylor vs H Saunders  1-0691925British ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
5. E Spencer vs T H Tylor  ½-½311925British ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
6. J H Blake vs T H Tylor  0-1491925British ChampionshipE72 King's Indian
7. T H Tylor vs G W Moses  1-0611925British ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
8. T H Tylor vs H Jacobs  ½-½681925British ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
9. H E Atkins vs T H Tylor  1-0741925British ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Yates vs T H Tylor  1-0351925British ChampionshipC49 Four Knights
11. J A J Drewitt vs T H Tylor  1-0321926Weston-super-MareE76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
12. T H Tylor vs Colle  0-1271926Weston-super-MareA46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Euwe vs T H Tylor 1-0411926Weston-super-MareD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. G A Thomas vs T H Tylor 0-1131926Weston-super-MareD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. T H Tylor vs E Spencer  ½-½261926Weston-super-MareC49 Four Knights
16. T H Tylor vs H E Price  0-1331926Weston-super-MareD02 Queen's Pawn Game
17. J H Blake vs T H Tylor  ½-½261926Weston-super-MareC01 French, Exchange
18. Rubinstein vs T H Tylor 1-0361929Ramsgate schevE60 King's Indian Defense
19. T H Tylor vs Menchik  ½-½361929Ramsgate schevB58 Sicilian
20. Maroczy vs T H Tylor  1-0311929Ramsgate schevC49 Four Knights
21. T H Tylor vs Koltanowski  ½-½401929Ramsgate schevC41 Philidor Defense
22. Capablanca vs T H Tylor ½-½591929Ramsgate schevA15 English
23. T H Tylor vs Znosko-Borovsky ½-½291929Ramsgate schevC48 Four Knights
24. V Soultanbeieff vs T H Tylor  ½-½331929Ramsgate schevE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
25. A Eva vs T H Tylor  0-1191929British ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 211  PGN Download
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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 Davies’ 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>.

Dec-17-22  stone free or die: Moving on...

Here's a link to page about the player. It contains a photo with him facing forward, unlike the current <CG> photo. Slightly better, I think:

Feb-23-23  Nosnibor: The following game was played whilst Tylor was still a student at Oxford University. He played board one for his County, Oxfordshire against Leicestershire at the Vaughan College, Leicester on the 26th November 1921. The match score was 8-4 in favour of Leicestershire. Playing through the game it appears he missed some chances. White: V. H. Lovell Black: T.H. Tylor. Queen`s Gambit Declined, Cambridge Springs 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4.Bg5 Nbd7 5.Nc3 Be7 6.e3 0-0 7.Rc1 b6 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Qa4 c5 10.Qc6 Rb8 11.Nxd5 Nxd5 12.Qxd5 Bb7 13.Bxe7 Qxe7 14.Qc4 Rbc8 15.Rc3 b5 16.Qe2 Bxf3 17.gxf3 cxd4 18.exd4 Qg5 19.Qd2 Rfe8+ 20.Be2 Rxc3 21.Qxc3 Qe7 22.Qd2 Qe6 23.b3 Qf5 24.0-0 Re6 25.Kh1 Nb6 26.Rc1 Rh6 27.Rc5 Qf6 28.Qe3 Nd7 29.Bxb5 Qd6 30.Rc8+ Nf8 31.Qe5 Qb4 32.Bf1 Qd6 33.Qxd6 Rxd6 34.Ra8 Rd7 35.Bc4 g6 36.d5 Kg7 37.f4 h5 38.Kg2 Nh7 39.Kf2 Nf6 40.h3 Resigns 1-0

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