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Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber.
Abhijit Kunte (born 3 March 1977 in Pune) is an Indian chess Grandmaster.
Karl Ernst Adolf Anderssen (July 6, 1818 – March 13, 1879)"Anderssen, Adolf" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica.
Agnes Lawson-Stevenson (born Agnes Bradley Lawson, November 1873, died 20 August 1935) was a British chess player.
Akshaya Kalaiyalahan (born August 28, 2001) is a British chess player.
Alan Phillips (October 28, 1923June 24, 2009) was a chess master who won the British Chess Championship in 1954, along with Leonard Barden.
Alexander Alekhine (Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Але́хин, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Alekhin;; March 24, 1946) was a Russian and French chess player and the fourth World Chess Champion.
Amos Burn (1848–1925) was an English chess player, one of the world's leading players at the end of the 19th century, and a chess writer.
Patricia Anne Sunnucks (born 21 February 1927) is an author and the several-time British Women's Chess Champion (1957, 1958, 1964).
Aron Nimzowitsch (Ārons Nimcovičs, Аро́н Иса́евич Нимцо́вич, Aron Isayevich Nimtsovich; born Aron Niemzowitsch; 7 November 1886 – 16 March 1935) was a Russian-born, Danish leading chess grandmaster and influential chess writer.
Ayr (Inbhir Àir, "Mouth of the River Ayr") is a large town and former Royal Burgh on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Bhagyashree Thipsay (née Sathe;D.K. Bharadwaj (2003-05-13).. Press Information Bureau, Government of India. born 4 August 1961) is an Indian chess player holding the title of Woman International Master (WIM).
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, long.
Bradford is in the Metropolitan Borough of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines west of Leeds, and northwest of Wakefield.
Brian Ratcliffe Eley (born 6 July 1946)Edward Winter's Chess Notes, citing Brian Eley interview conducted for is a former British Chess Champion.
Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.
The British Rapidplay Chess Championships is a rapid play chess congress held in the UK annually since 1986 (with the exception of 1993) under the auspices of the English Chess Federation.
Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
Cathy Warwick (née Forbes) (born 6 February 1968) is an English chess player and writer.
Cecil Valentine De Vere (14 February 1846 in London – 9 February 1875 in Torquay) was the winner of the first official British Chess Championship, in 1866.
Charles Dealtry Locock (1862 – 1946) was a British literary scholar, editor and translator, who wrote on a wide array of subjects, including chess, billiards and croquet.
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England.
Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.
Christopher Geoffrey Ward (26 March 1968) is a British chess Grandmaster (GM), chess coach, and author.
Clacton-on-Sea is the largest town in the Tendring peninsula and district in Essex, England, and was founded as an urban district in the year 1871.
The Commonwealth Chess Championship is a gathering of chess players from Commonwealth countries.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
Conel Hugh O'Donel Alexander (19 April 1909 – 15 February 1974), known as Hugh Alexander and C. H. O'D.
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, (March 25, 1925 – March 5, 2000) was Canada's first chess grandmaster, an eight-time Canadian Chess Champion, a chess writer, a chess arbiter, and a lawyer.
Daniel Yarnton Mills (29 August 1849, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England – 17 December 1904, London, England) was a Scottish chess master.
David Wei Liang Howell (born 14 November 1990) is an English chess grandmaster and British champion in 2009, 2013 and 2014.
Dundee (Dùn Dè) is Scotland's fourth-largest city and the 51st-most-populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, east of Brighton.
Edgard Colle (18 May 1897, in Ghent, Belgium – 20 April 1932) was a Belgian chess master.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edith Charlotte Price (1872–1956) was an English female chess master.
Edith Martha Holloway (1868–1956) a British chess player.
Edith Mary Ann Michell (née Tapsell) (c. July 1872 in Croydon, Surrey – 18 October 1951 in Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex) was an English female chess master.
Eileen Betsy Tranmer (5 May 1910 – 26 September 1983) was an English chess player who holds the title of Woman International Master (WIM, 1950).
Elaine Zelia Pritchard (7 January 1926 – 7 January 2012), née Saunders, was an English chess player who holds the title of Woman International Master (WIM, 1957).
Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 – January 11, 1941) was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years (from 1894 to 1921).
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE.
Ernest Ludwig Klein (1910–1990) was an Austrian-British chess master and author.
Felixstowe is a seaside town in Suffolk, England.
Frederick Dewhurst Yates (16 January 1884, Birstall – 11 November 1932, London) was an English chess master who won the British Chess Championship on six occasions.
Gawain Christopher B. Jones (born 11 December 1987) is an English chess grandmaster and chess author.
George Steven Botterill (born 8 January 1949) is a Welsh chess player, writer and philosopher.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.
Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England.
Harriet Vaughan Hunt (born 4 February 1978 in Oxford) is an English chess player and four times British Ladies' champion.
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England.
Harry Golombek OBE (1 March 1911 – 7 January 1995), was a British chess grandmaster, chess arbiter, chess author, and wartime codebreaker.
Harry Nelson Pillsbury (December 5, 1872 – June 17, 1906) was a leading American chess player.
Hastings is a town and borough in East Sussex on the south coast of England, east of the county town of Lewes and south east of London.
The Hastings 1895 chess tournament was a round-robin tournament of chess conducted in Hastings, England from August 5 to September 2, 1895.
Helen Milligan (born Helen Scott; 25 August 1962) is a Scottish-New Zealand chess player holding the FIDE titles of Candidate Master (CM) and Woman FIDE Master (WFM), and three-time Asian senior women's champion.
Henry Edward Bird (Portsea in Hampshire, 14 July 1830 – 11 April 1908) was an English chess player, and also an author and accountant.
Henry Ernest Atkins (20 August 1872 – 31 January 1955) was a British chess master who is best known for his unparalleled record of winning the British Chess Championship nine times in eleven attempts.
Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley (23 November 1887 – 10 August 1915) was an English physicist, whose contribution to the science of physics was the justification from physical laws of the previous empirical and chemical concept of the atomic number.
Hove is a town in East Sussex, England, immediately west of its larger neighbour Brighton, with which it forms the unitary authority Brighton and Hove.
Humpy Koneru (born 31 March 1987, Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh) is an Indian chess grandmaster.
Baron Ignatz von Kolisch (6 April 1837 – 30 April 1889), also Baron Ignaz von Kolisch (German) or báró Kolisch Ignác (Hungarian), was a merchant, journalist and chess master with Jewish roots. Kolisch was born into a Jewish family in Pressburg. Both in business and as a chess player he was eminently successful. In his early years he moved to Vienna, then spent a year in Italy. In 1859 he arrived in Paris and in 1860-62 mostly sojourned in London. In summer 1862 he accompanied the Russian Count Kushelev-Bezborodko to St. Petersburg, where he won a match against Shumov. Later he moved to Paris and in 1869 to Vienna. He became involved in banking and became a millionaire and chess patron, organizing and sponsoring important chess tournaments in the 1870s and 1880s. He founded the Wiener Börse-Syndikatskasse in 1869, and in 1873 established a commission house in Paris; and by prudent management he acquired considerable wealth. In 1881 he received the title of baron from Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. As a chess player, Kolisch soon became known for his brilliant and aggressive style, but he was not a frequent participant in tournaments. In 1860 he won the first prize at the international tournament held at Cambridge, England. In 1861 he lost a match to Adolf Anderssen, the strongest player of the day, by a score of 5–4. The same year, he drew a match with Louis Paulsen. In 1867 at the Paris tournament he secured first place, defeating both Szymon Winawer and Wilhelm Steinitz. Kolisch was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Wiener Allgemeine Zeitung, to which, under the pseudonym "Ideka", he contributed many feuilletons. The protagonist in the short story "The chessbaron" (A sakkbáró) by Ferenc Móra is based on him. He died of kidney failure in 1889.
Isidor Arthur Gunsberg (1 November 1854 – 2 May 1930) was a Hungarian chess player, best known for narrowly losing the 1891 World Chess Championship match to Wilhelm Steinitz.
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
István (Stefan, Stephan) Fazekas (23 March 1898, Sátoraljaújhely, Zemplén County, Kingdom of Hungary – 3 May 1967, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England) was a Hungarian–British chess master.
Jacob Aagaard (born 31 July 1973) is a Danish-born Scottish chess grandmaster and the 2007 British Chess Champion.
Harold James Plaskett (born Dhekelia, Cyprus, 18 March 1960) was British Chess Champion in 1990, and was awarded the International Grandmaster title in 1985.
Jana Bellin (née Malypetrová; born 9 December 1947) is a British, formerly Czechoslovak chess player.
Johann Jacob Löwenthal (Löwenthal János Jakab; 15 July 1810 – 24 July 1876) was a professional chess master.
Johannes Hermann Zukertort (Polish: Jan Hermann Cukiertort; 7 September 1842 – 20 June 1888) was a leading German-Polish chess master.
John Denis Martin Nunn (born 25 April 1955 in London) is an English chess grandmaster, a three-time world champion in chess problem solving, a chess writer and publisher, and a mathematician.
John Owen (8 April 1827 in Marchington – 24 November 1901 in Twickenham) was an English vicar and strong amateur chess master.
John Wisker (30 May 1846 in Kingston upon Hull, England – 18 January 1884 in Richmond, Victoria) was an English chess player and journalist.
Jonathan Simon Speelman (born 2 October 1956) is an English Grandmaster chess player, mathematician and chess writer.
Jonathan Hawkins (born 1 May 1983) is an English chess Grandmaster.
Andrew Jonathan Mestel (born 13 March 1957 in Cambridge, England) is Professor of Applied Mathematics at Imperial College London.
Jonathan Penrose, OBE (born 7 October 1933, in Colchester) is an English chess Grandmaster and International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster (1983) who won the British Chess Championship ten times between 1958 and 1969.
Jonathan Rowson (born 18 April 1977) is a Scottish chess grandmaster and author.
José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera (19 November 1888 – 8 March 1942) was a Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927.
Joseph Gerald Gallagher (born 4 May 1964) is a British-born Swiss chess grandmaster and former British Champion, as well as a chess author.
Joseph Henry Blackburne (10 December 1841 – 1 September 1924), nicknamed "The Black Death", dominated British chess during the latter part of the 19th century.
Jovanka Houska is an English chess player with the titles International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
Julian Michael "Jules" Hodgson (born 25 July 1963) is a British International Grandmaster and former British Chess Champion.
Catherine "Kate" Belinda Finn (born December 16, 1864 in Cork, died March 8, 1932 in London) was a British chess player.
Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant (née Arakhamia) is a Georgian (former Soviet Union)-born Scottish Grandmaster of chess.
Royal Leamington Spa, commonly known as Leamington Spa or Leamington, is a spa town in Warwickshire, England.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
Leonard William Barden (born 20 August 1929, in Croydon, London) is an English chess master, writer, broadcaster, organizer and promoter.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
An international chess tournament was held in London, during the second British world exhibition, in 1862.
The London 1883 chess tournament was a strong chess tournament among most of the leading players of the day.
Louis Paulsen (15 January 1833 in Gut Nassengrund near Blomberg, Principality of Lippe – 18 August 1891) was a German chess player.
Malvern is a spa town and civil parish in Worcestershire, England.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Mary Dinorah Gilchrist (c. 1882 - January 14, 1947, Edinburgh) was a Scottish female chess player.
Matthew Sadler (born 15 May 1974) is an English chess grandmaster, chess writer and two-time British Chess Champion.
Machgielis "Max" Euwe, PhD (May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, mathematician, author, and chess administrator.
Michael Adams (born 17 November 1971) is an English chess grandmaster.
Malik Mir Sultan Khan (1905 – 25 April 1966) was the strongest chess master of his time from Asia.
Miss Fatima (1914 – ?) is an Indian-British Indian female chess master.
Morecambe is a town on Morecambe Bay in Lancashire, England, which had a population of 34,768 at the 2011 Census.
Nigel David Short (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.
North Shields is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne in North East England, eight miles (13 km) north-east of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Peter Nicholas Lee (born 21 November 1943) is an English chess player who won the British Chess Championship in 1965.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
Lippe (later Lippe-Detmold and then again Lippe) was a historical state in Germany, ruled by the House of Lippe.
Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.
Ramachandran Ramesh (a.k.a. R. B. Ramesh) (born 20 April 1976) is an Indian chess grandmaster from Chennai who won the 2002 British Championship and 2007 Commonwealth Championship.
Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent, England.
Rani Hamid (born 1944) is a Bangladeshi chess player who became the country's first Woman International Master in 1985.
Raymond Dennis Keene OBE (born 29 January 1948) is an English chess Grandmaster, a FIDE International Arbiter, a chess organiser, and a journalist and author.
Reginald Pryce Michell (9 April 1873 in Penzance – 19 May 1938 in Kingston-upon-Thames) was an English chess master.
Rhyl (Y Rhyl) is a Welsh seaside resort town and community in the county of Denbighshire.
Richard Clewin Griffith (22 July 1872 in London – 11 December 1955 in Hendon, London) was an English chess player, author and editor.
Richmond is a suburban town in south-west London, The London Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) categorises the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames as an Outer London borough.
Robert Forbes Combe (16 August 1912 – 12 February 1952) was a Scottish lawyer and chess player who caused a major upset when he won the 1946 British Chess Championship ahead of several more established players.
Robert Graham Wade OBE (10 April 1921 Dunedin, New Zealand – 29 November 2008, London), was a New Zealand and British chess player, writer, arbiter, coach, and promoter.
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
Rowena Mary Bruce (15 May 1915 – 24 April 1999), née Dew, was an English chess player who holds the title of Woman International Master (WIM, 1951). She was an eleven-time winner of the British Women's Chess Championship (1937, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1967, 1969).
Royal Tunbridge Wells is a large affluent town in western Kent, England, around south-east of central London by road and by rail.
Ksawery Tartakower (also known as Saviely or Savielly Tartakower in English, less often Xavier Tartacover or Xavier Tartakover; 1887–1956) was a leading Polish and French chess grandmaster.
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Sheila A Jackson (born 11 November 1957) is an English chess player who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM, 1988).
Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.
Siegbert Tarrasch (5 March 1862 – 17 February 1934) was one of the strongest chess players and most influential chess teachers of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Sir George Alan Thomas, 7th Baronet (14 June 1881 – 23 July 1972) was a British badminton, tennis and chess player.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
Southport is a large seaside town in Merseyside, England.
Southsea is a seaside resort and geographic area, located in Portsmouth at the southern end of Portsea Island, Hampshire, England.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District, in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, north west of London, south east of Birmingham, and south west of Warwick.
Street is a large village and civil parish in the county of Somerset, England.
Stuart Conquest (born 1 March 1967 in Ilford, England) is an English chess Grandmaster, commentator and tournament director.
Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh, 104 miles north-northeast of Manchester, 77 miles north of Leeds, and 240 miles north-northwest of London.
Susan Kathryn Lalic (née Walker; born 28 October 1965) is an English chess player, holding both International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM) titles.
Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.
Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod, meaning fortlet of the fish) is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, Wales, on the western side of Carmarthen Bay.
Anthony John Miles (23 April 1955 – 12 November 2001) was an English chess grandmaster, the first Englishman to earn the Grandmaster title in over-the-board play.
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay.
Vasanti Khadilkar Unni (वासंती खाडिलकर उन्नी; born 1 April 1961) is an Indian chess player holding the title of Woman International Master (WIM).
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Whitby is a seaside town, port and civil parish in the Borough of Scarborough and English county of North Yorkshire.
Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (May 17, 1836 – August 12, 1900) was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894.
William Ewart Napier (17 January 1881 in East Dulwich, Surrey - 6 September 1952 in Washington, D.C.) was an American chess master of English birth.
William Albert Fairhurst CBE (21 August 1903, Alderley Edge, England – 13 March 1982, Howick, New Zealand) was an English-born bridge designer and international chess master.
William Roland Hartston (born 12 August 1947) is an English journalist who writes the Beachcomber column in the Daily Express and a chess player who played competitively from 1962 to 1987 with a highest Elo rating of 2485.
William Nicholas Watson (born 18 April 1962 in Baghdad, Iraq) is an English chess player who holds the title Grandmaster.
William Winter (11 September 1898 – 18 December 1955) was a British chess player.
Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
The 8th Chess Olympiad, organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE), comprised an 'open' tournament, as well as a Women's World Championship contest.