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Theodore Block
Number of games in database: 4
Years covered: 1878 to 1889
Overall record: +3 -1 =0 (75.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born 1853, died Jun-07-1909, 56 years old) United Kingdom

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Last updated: 2018-01-09 09:17:54

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs T Block 1-0301878Blindfold simul, 8bC52 Evans Gambit
2. William Pollock / Rudolf Loman vs T Block  0-1211884Consultation gameA00 Uncommon Opening
3. T Block vs Loman  1-0311889City of London CC ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
4. T Block vs Loman  1-0391889MatchD02 Queen's Pawn Game
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Feb-03-07  refutor: i've been watching the tv show "beauty and the geek" and one of the guys from season two is a "speed chess champion". i went to wikipedia and it said the guy's name is Joe Block, but i see no games or anything for him. can anyone give me some chess-information on this guy?

Feb-03-07  SBC: <refutor>

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  BishopofBlunder: I've read something about this player. He was an accountant, a tax specialist, I believe. I think he and his brother R. started a business together.
Feb-03-07  AVA: haha he is rated u1400 and he is a 'champion'
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  tpstar: They named an Australian jail after him.

Feb-04-07  refutor: thanks SBC :)
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  OhioChessFan: "A Living Prayer"

In this world I walk alone with no place to call my home But there's One who holds my hand
The rugged road through barren lands
The way is dark, the road is steep
But He's become my eyes to see
The strength to climb, my griefs to bear
This Savior lives inside me there

In Your love I find release
A haven from my unbelief
Take my life and let me be
A living prayer my God to thee

In these trials of life I find
Another Voice inside my mind
He comforts me and bids me live
Inside the love the Father gives

In your love I find release
A haven from my unbelief
Take my life and let me be
A living prayer my God to thee
take my life and let me be
A living prayer my God to thee

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  Jean Defuse: ...

Blackburne's opponent was Theodore Block (1853-1909):

Gerard Killoran: The Block Brothers:

EDO Chess:


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  MissScarlett: I remember reading about this double suicide case. Now I will add Block to my games' collection, <Suicide is Planless>
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<Jean Defuse> Thanks for excellent information on Theodore Block!

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