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H. E. Atkins doyen of British Chess Champions

R. N. Coles

H. E. Atkins doyen of British Chess Champions

a biography, with fifty of his best and most characteristic games, fully annotated.

by R. N. Coles

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Published by Isaac Pitman & Sons in London .
Written in English

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  • Atkins, H. E.

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    Jacob Aagaard and Keti Arakhamia, he originally from Denmark, she from Georgia, both now living in Scotland – these two won the British Open and Ladies sections. The last round was full of tension, with the final decision coming after 8 p.m., when Aagaard beat Glenn Flear with the black pieces to clinch the title. Big pictorial report.   Max Blau (19 December , Munich - , Bern) was a Swiss chess master.. He won four times Swiss Chess Championship (, , , and ), and was awarded the International Master title in Blau represented Switzerland in Chess Olympiads (seven times, from to ), in Clare Benedict Chess Cup (fourteen times, from to , and won three . 17th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship: / London, England (2) City of London Club Championship: / London, England (1) London Chess League Tournament: 6 / 9: Stratford-upon-Avon (1) 18th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship: 3 / London, England (3).


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H. E. Atkins doyen of British Chess Champions by R. N. Coles Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henry Ernest Atkins (20 August – 31 January ) was a British chess master who is best known for his unparalleled record of winning the British Chess Championship nine times in eleven attempts.

He won every year from toand again in and A schoolmaster, Atkins treated chess as a hobby, devoting relatively little time to it and playing in only a handful of Born: 20 AugustLeicester, England. H.E. Atkins, doyen of British chess champions: A biography, with fifty of his best and most characteristic games, fully annotated [Coles, Richard Nevil] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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N Coles. H E Atkins vs P Rowland, Nov Nosnibor: A report in the Times Newspaper of 28th August " Mr. H.E. Atkins has once more proved his quality as a chess-master, by winning the highest prize of the recent British Chess Congress,for the sixth time. But though the title is honourable, it has not now the prestige of thirty years ago.

Book cover of “H.E Atkins, Doyen of British Chess Champions” by R.N. Coles Coles provides a short biography of Atkins and annotates 50 selected games between and which gives a more complete picture of Atkins’ style and strength. I am lucky enough to H.

E. Atkins doyen of British Chess Champions book a rare book by- ' Doyen of British Chess Champions'.and will give his biographical introduction, and the frontispiece picture. Related to the above, I have found some interesting stuff, here.

After the British Championship, Atkins retired completely from tournament chess for the next 11 years. He later remarked, "I really can't say why I didn't play after for so many years." Internationally, he had agreed to play in the Hastings Victory Congress, but withdrew at the last moment on his doctor's orders.

Atkins' best-ever result came at his first major international tournament, Hanover where finished third with +8 -2 =7 behind David Janowsky and Harry N. Pillsbury, but ahead of Mikhail Chigorin and Frank Marshall. After the British Championship, Atkins retired from tournament chess. The first British Championship was organized by the British Chess Association as an event at the London Congress.

A rule awarded the B.C.A. Challenge Cup permanently to a player who won two consecutive titles. John Wisker accomplished this in by defeating Cecil De Vere in a play-off.

The British Championship was then H. E. Atkins doyen of British Chess Champions book. Atkins was born on the 20th of August in Leicester, England. He joined the Leicester Chess Club in By he was the champion of Leicester.

He graduated from Cambridge and taught mathematics at Northampton and Wyggeston. Inhe was appointed Principal of Huddersfield College. His record in the British Championship is. Get this from a library. H.E. Atkins, doyen of British chess champions. [Henry Ernest Atkins; Richard Nevil Coles].

Atkins doyen of British Chess Champions a biography, with fifty of his best and most characteristic games, fully annotated. by R. Coles. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0. Atkins: Doyen of British Chess Champions, by R. Coles, London Published by Sir Isaac Pitman, this compact volume has attractive yellow cloth covers, a dust jacket and a fine portrait of Atkins.

‘Music seems to me one of the few things (like chess) which really last through life, and gives one almost as much pleasure towards the end as in the early days.’ H.E.

Atkins quoted in R.N. Coles, H.E. Atkins: Doyen of British Chess Champions (London: Read More. H.E. Atkins, doyen of British chess champions: a biography, with fifty of his best and most characteristic games, fully annotated. H.E Atkins Biography and games collection by the diligent British Chess writer R.N Coles London Pretty good shape but the yellow boards are a little grubby Lovely soft yellow paper makes in more attractive than average books from this period.

Good Blackburne games here and Burn too. Handy size volume for the date: British Championship HE Atkins: 54 of the 66 games played in the British Chess Championship, played in Stratford-upon-Avon. I have input complete games from rounds from the Tinsley notebooks, kindly lent by Tony Gillam, and a number of these won't have seen the light of day until now.

Others sourced from newspapers and elsewhere. Buy H. Atkins: Doyen of British Chess Champions by R. Coles (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. H E Atkins Doyen Of British Chess Champions by R N Coles available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

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Coles, London Published by Sir Isaac Pitman, this compact volume has attractive yellow cloth covers, a dust jacket and a fine portrait of Atkins as a frontispiece.

Henry Ernest Atkins ( elokuuta – tammikuuta ) oli englantilainen shakinpelaaja ja kansainvälinen a – hän osallistui seitsemään pieneen turnauksen, joista hän voitti neljä ja sijoittui toiseksi kolmesti. 70 turnauksissa pelaamastaan pelistä hän hävisi vain kolme. H E Atkins: Doyen of British Chess Champions by R N Coles, London VG in d/w with tears.

Portrait, Biography and 50 of his best games from to £50 0. 15 Games and their Stories by M Botvinnik, Pennsylvania Excellent. 15 annotated games from to each with an interesting story. £22 0. For the th championship in Torquay next year perhaps somebody could produce a commemorative book of former champions and tell the stories of those who are less well known.

Another interesting thing about the ladies championship is that Vera Menchik never won it (she won the British girls championship in ). Henry Ernest Atkins (20 August – 31 January ) was a British chess master who is best known for his unparalleled record of winning the British Chess Championship nine times in eleven attempts.

He won every year from toand again in and A schoolmaster, Atkins treated chess as a hobby, devoting relatively little time to it and playing in only a handful of. ‘Music seems to me one of the few things (like chess) which really last through life, and gives one almost as much pleasure towards the end as in the early days.’ H.E.

Atkins quoted in R.N. Coles, H.E. Atkins: Doyen of British Chess Champions (London: Pitman, ), p.3 [click c2 square for autoplay]. Literatura. COLES, R. N., H. Atkins, Doyen of British Chess Champions: A Biography, with Fifty of his Best and Most Characteristic Games. Books Di Felice, Chess Results,page Di Felice, Chess Results,page Di Felice, Chess Results,page H.

Atkins, whose names will always be outstanding in the history of British chess and both of whom are so well remembered by the older members. Yates, who was born at Birstall on 16th January,and who first gained attention in Leeds chess circles, was six times chess champion of Great Britain.

Henry Ernest Atkins. The author. already known to chess bibliomaniacs for his The Chess Player's Week End Book and H. Atkins: Doyen of British Chess Champions, vIews the hyper modern revolution as a transition from the old classical style to the new dy namlc. Distant control rather than occupation of the ccntcr and the.

In the pre-computer age, Dr. Wildhagen of Hamburg drew up plans to compile and publish a series of books of games by all the chess greats, and from many countries.

He had a master plan of 40 projected titles, appearing at a rate of c. one every 6 weeks, though they did not appear in numerical sequence. For he was cast in that special intellectual and ethical tradition of great British amateurs like H.

Atkins, Sir George Thomas and Hugh Alexander before him. Travel Chess 2nd January British chess champions Jonathan Penrose and Leonard Barden ponder over a portable travel game in a restaurant.

(Photo by Walter Bellamy/Express/Getty Images). The Trust (an independent registered charity) was founded in to specifically support junior chess in England. The Trust has generously supported the British since and in awarded the English Chess Federation £10, to facilitate the promotion and organising of the Championship and to support junior coaching throughout the ten days.

Bent Larsen is famously fond of flank pawn advances, such as a4/a5 or h4/h5. In his book H.E. Atkins: Doyen of British Chess Champions (London, ), R.N.

Coles points out that the great player (nine times British champion between and ) regularly played f4 or f5 early in the game. We would welcome other instances of pet moves.’.

The BCF was able to support chess in the armed services: it helped the Army Sports Fund and organised matches between the British Forces and Allied Forces in /42, results being 6½-5½ and respectively.

In a British Army Championship was held (winner Capt ) and in an R.A.F Championship (won by F/O ). Ben Vaughan - Anstey Chess Club. H.E. Memorial Atkins Rapidplay Sunday 13th October Online Entry. Paul Mottram 31 Jul Entries for this year's Atkins Rapidplay at Leicester Grammar School are now open on this link.

The Atkins is 6 round swiss ECF graded Rapidplay promoted by the LRCA with Open, U, U, U and Junior U80 sections. Henry Ernest Atkins (20 August - 31 January ) was a British chess master who is best known for his unparalleled record of winning the British Chess Championship nine times in eleven attempts.

He won every year from toand again in and A schoolmaster, Atkins treated chess as a hobby, devoting relatively little time to it and playing in only a handful of. H.E. Atkins, doyen of British chess champions: A biography, with fifty of his best and most characteristic games. Pitman.

קישורים חיצוניים [ עריכת קוד מקור | עריכה ]. ‘Particular players particularly like particular moves. Bent Larsen is famously fond of flank pawn advances, such as a4/a5 or h4/h5.

In his book H.E. Atkins Doyen of British Chess Champions (London, ), R.N. Coles points out that the great player (nine times British champion between and ) regularly played f4 or f5 early in the game.

In CHESS and in his book Szabó stated that his game against Pirc ended 63 b7 Resigns, whereas page 8 Rc8+ 35 Bc6 Rxc6+ 36 Rxc6 Ra2+ 37 Kc3 Qb4+ is given on pages of H.E.

Atkins Doyen of British Chess Champions by R.N. Coles (London, ). The game was widely published at the. Modern Chess Openings (usually called MCO) is a reference book on chess openings, first published in by the British players Richard Clewin Griffith (–) and John Herbert White (–).

It has since been through fifteen editions. Harry Golombek called it "the first scientific study of the openings in the twentieth century".My book, on pagementions Blackburne's visit to Leicester inwhere he played a board simul on 19 March (+17 -6 =6) and an 8-board blindfold simul the following day (+4 -1 =3).

On both days one of his opponents was the future multiple British champion H. E. Atkins, then only 17 years old who defeated the master on both occasions.c) h, vg, contents fine, binding good, but spine strip lacking, $ d) Olms reprint, together with Frankfurt —5th German Chess Congress) h, mint $48 e)p, vg, spine strip chipped & worn, contents exc, $ HEREFORDSkipworth, The Book of the Counties' Chess Association, Moravian Chess reprint.

The original was published in three parts.