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James H Taft
  
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1910 to 1916
Overall record: +3 -1 =2 (66.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.


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JAMES H TAFT
(born Mar-03-1888, died Apr-13-1945, 57 years old) United States of America

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Taft vs Marshall 1-0411910Marshall - TaftC55 Two Knights Defense
2. Marshall vs J Taft ½-½281910MatchC21 Center Game
3. A Schroeder vs J Taft  1-0261913Brooklyn CC chB01 Scandinavian
4. J Taft vs F K Perkins  1-0261916MatchD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
5. F K Perkins vs J Taft  ½-½241916MatchB15 Caro-Kann
6. J Taft vs E B Heal  1-0401916Brooklyn CC chC29 Vienna Gambit
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-03-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: he turns 124 today?! hhmmm..

happy birthday..

Mar-03-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Hail to the chief!
Mar-03-12  timhortons: im a product of public school system in the philippines.when i was in elementary grade, among the things our history teacher let us memorize is the word <taft commission>

howard taft is the first american governor general in the philippines.The taft commission prepared filipinos to self government.That after they completely defeated in battlefield, filipino freedom fighters<they term those people as insurrectos,rebels>.

picture of governor taft riding carabao< a beast of burden for filipinos farmers>

poor carabao, taft is a huge man.

http://www.philippine-history.org/p...

history teaching in the philippines is done mainly by letting the student memorize the acronyms,dates of birth of hero and date they die, seldom the whole story behind the date, life of a person is thoroughly discussed and analyzed.

the exception is rizal.

Mar-03-12  timhortons: taft avenue in manila

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snI_...

Mar-03-12  timhortons: its actually the taft commision who chose rizal to be the national hero of the philippines:)

among other choices are mabini and bonifacio and aguinaldo.

Jun-07-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: <timhortons> Famous joke about Taft's size ... at least in the United States. President Theodore hears that his friend Taft is ailing in the Philippines, and they exchange cables:

Roosevelt: How are you feeling?

Taft: Just fine. Went on a horse ride through the mountains yesterday.

Roosevelt: How is the horse?

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