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The cutting below, which reports on the 1953 British Chess Championships:


Which appears in this post ( can be qualified by John Saunders excellent work on Britbase hereĀ Please note the following that R. H. Rushton (of Luton) came joint second rather than second outright, as the local reportage implies. Games 170 [versus Bonham:he referred to in the cutting], 156, 137, 124, 112, 88, 78, 58, 37 (Draw with Golombek), 27, 14( bad loss to R. G. Wade [19. …Nxc2 looks highly suspect to me]) are all Mardle’s. I think it can be argued quite easily that Mardle is, with the possible exception of W. Ward, whose identity is a little problematic to say the least, Luton’s strongest ever player.

In the style of Tom Sweby I would like to apologize for the lack of input recently. I have time off from work but have been very ill of late.

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