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Years covered: 1880 to 1900


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GEORGE BEACH
(born 1852, died Dec-14-1936, 84 years old) United Kingdom

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Father of George Cope Beach and grandfather of Thomas John Beach.

Last updated: 2021-01-30 05:38:12

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Beach vs Blackburne  0-1171880Blindfold gameB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
2. Blackburne vs G Beach 0-1281900Blindfold simulC52 Evans Gambit
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Jul-25-21  Jean Defuse: ...

<Dr George Beach> was born at Oldbury, near Birmingham. He trained at Carmarthen before teaching at schools in Wednesbury, Birmingham, Cheadle and Stoke, He was the headmaster of Christ Church School, Macclesfield for a period of over 34 years. He was an extremely talented polymath. Though only the master of a provincial elementary school he obtained the successive titles of B.A., M.A., LL.D, and was called to the bar becoming a fully qualified barrister. His academic interests included mathematics and English on which subjects he wrote several text books. He was proficient in French, German, Italian, Spanish and Welsh and had a good knowledge of Latin and Greek.

Dr Beach was a very strong amateur player who enjoyed a friendship with one of the top English tournament players of the day, Joseph Henry Blackburne. Blackburne described his friend as 'certainly the finest amateur player outside London.'

Sources: The centenary history of the Cheshire & North Wales Chess Association, p. 126. Dr Beach’s obituary. Chess Magazine, (January, 1937), British Chess Magazine, (February, 1937)

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Jul-25-21  Nosnibor: Quite a family tree:- George Beach-- George Cope Beach--Thomas John Beach--Richard Beach ! ( No pun intended. )
Jul-25-21
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  moronovich: The Beach Boys ?

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