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Larryfyffe
Member since Jun-08-17 · Last seen Apr-03-20
Ģraduated from University of New Brunswick, Fredericton,NB,Canada -1st class honours BA in Literature & Sociology;

Chess historian - researcher, ie,John Hilbert's 'Young Marshall"; writer of articles for Canadian chess magazines;

Co-writer of the popular 'Untold Dylan' blog, based in United Kingdom.


   Larryfyffe has kibitzed 4036 times to chessgames   [less...]
   Apr-03-20 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
Larryfyffe: Dumb <Pawn> can delude himself that Canada has no 'black' people, whether they are descendants of escaped slaves or immigrants. His ignorance of history is evidenced by the sourcing of racist-backed Web sites. On the other hand, Truump's son-in-law downplaying the spread of
 
   Apr-02-20 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
Larryfyffe: "Black to play and lose", trumpets <diceman>
 
   Mar-07-20 Biographer Bistro (replies)
 
Larryfyffe: Don't be a jerk < Scarlet> .... .it was of course a divination
 
   Mar-07-20 John De Soyres
 
Larryfyffe: Changed from previous 1849 - well done
 
   Sep-12-18 James Ephraim Narraway
 
Larryfyffe: In December of 1876, a chess club of about 20 members was formed in Saint John, New BrunswicK: The Philidor Chess Club: President: Rev. D. Macrae Vice President: George A. Henderson Secretary and Treasurer: J.E. Narraway
 
   Nov-25-17 Jonathan MacDonald
 
Larryfyffe: Page biography is now corrected. Good work.
 
   Nov-25-17 J Ken MacDonald (replies)
 
Larryfyffe: Uses 'J.Ken MacDonald' himself; he's from Toronto and co-authored The History of Correspondence Chess In Canada (2006). Jonathan??? I think it's 'John', but not sure. See Biographer's Bristol for his email address.
 
   Nov-24-17 Fischer vs J K MacDonald, 1964 (replies)
 
Larryfyffe: MacDonald sent me a copy of his original descriptive score card that confirms the moves above. So it could be said that Ken is the source of the game score.
 
   Nov-21-17 William Henry Krause Pollock (replies)
 
Larryfyffe: Given as Pollock and Palmer's 's moves -in the July 19,1895 Stubb's Saint John Globe chess column.
 
   Aug-31-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
Larryfyffe: <HMM>In Canada, the war that you mention is known as the Seven Years War; in Quebec as The War of the Conquest.
 
   Jun-11-17 C Medinus vs Marshall, 1900 (replies)
   Jun-09-17 Marshall vs D G Baird, 1900
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