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story of Dundee Chess Club

Peter W. Walsh

story of Dundee Chess Club

its personalities and games

by Peter W. Walsh

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Published by (Dundee Chess Club) in (Dundee) .
Written in English

  • Dundee Chess Club.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter W. Walsh.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20729869M

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Dundee Chess Club was founded in and is the leading chess club in the area, being the third oldest club in Scotland. We organise chess events and activities for all standards of players, including coaching for both juniors and adults. Dundee Chess Club, Dundee.

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Steinitz was also in Dundee and Glasgow for some weeks early in (see Peter W. Walsh's 'The Story of Dundee Chess Club') and in the s visited Scotland privately at least once; source: G.

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One factor that kept this tournament alive in the interim was the research and the resulting book by Peter Walsh, "The history of the Dundee Chess Club”, published in Walsh now resides in a care home, but attended the event even after suffering a stroke, and also managed to say “Capablanca” while viewing the chess hall.

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They were both very strong chess tournaments, and are fascinating to explore. The information here is based on the Chess Scotland history archive which itself is taken from the book The Story of Dundee Chess Club by Peter Walsh () and Scottish Chess, a bulletin produced by the former Scottish Chess Association.

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