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George Chamier
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Years covered: 1885

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(born Apr-08-1842, died Apr-25-1915, 73 years old)

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Brother of Edward Chamier.

Wikipedia article: George Chamier

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs G Chamier 1-0291885Blindfold simul, 8bC40 King's Knight Opening

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Apr-21-13  thomastonk: The only <Chamier> in the database. Is this Edward Chamier, see ?

The final standings of the second French National Tourney can be found in the BCM 1882, p 14.

Feb-12-14  optimal play: ^^^ His brother...

<<<<Obituary — >

On 25th April, at Shanghai, of appoplexy, Mr. George Chamier, M.I.C.E. aged 73 years.

Thirty years ago the deceased was a prominent figure in Adelaide chess circles.

He was adept as a chess player, problemist and solver, and he won the Adelaide Cup in 1885.

Prior to going to South Australia he was a resident of Victoria, and belonged to Mr. Andrew Burns's strong corps of contributors to "The Leader" chess columns.

He was a genial, pleasant, cultured companion, and left behind him many chess friends when he departed for China.

He belonged to a chess playing family.

His brother, Edward Chamier, won the chess championship of France in 1882, and died in Paris ten years later.

Another brother, Anthony Chamier, was a leading Sydney player for many years, and represented New South Wales in inter-state matches.>

The 'Observer.'>

- Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW) issue Friday 16 July 1915>

<<Mr. J. H. Blackburne in Adelaide.

The famous English champion chessplayer, who is now on a visit to Adelaide, engaged Messrs. H. Charlick, <G. Chamier>, A. Holloway, H. B. Funnell, J. Mann, W. D. Scott, G. A. Wilson, and E. Govett in a blindfold match in the Town Hall Exchange-room on Tuesday, May 5>

- South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA) issue Monday 18 May 1885>

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