Posts Tagged ‘Bedford Chess’

Some rather blasé journalism can be found in ‘A Chess Move’, which I feel gives an unfair account of the state of chess in Bedford at the time. If you’ve read ‘Chess in Bedfordshire’ (1933), you will most likely suspect that the author of ‘A Chess Move’ is following the book without performing adequate research.  Please click on the images for a better view.



The aforementioned Stevenson Cup and the match played that season can be found here:



The player on board 2 Ivanoff is mentioned by G.H. Diggle in Newsflash in Feb. 83. Edward Winter, has added it to his wonderful site on the following page,, scroll down to 7223.

Bedford weren’t as weak as was suggested in ‘A Chess Move’, is made out as is shown below.



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