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ODDS AND ENDS

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WE HAVE DECIDED TO CREATE A NEW PAGE, 

WITH ANYTHING THAT MIGHT BE OF INTEREST, BUT MIGHT NOT FIT INTO ANY OTHER PAGE ON THE SITE.

THIS IS OUR "ODDS AND ENDS" PAGE.......

 
AS LIAM PUT IT.....
 
..."We will keep the "Odds and Ends" page for items that might be unexplained or curiosities. e.g longest game, shortest game, first problem published, pictures of "unknown" personalities etc. "...
 
ALL CONTRIBUTIONS ARE WELCOME !!
JASON YEO HAS SCANNED LYMAN STEARNS "100 CRITICAL SITUATIONS". WE WILL PRESENT THEM HERE ONE AT A TIME OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. THANKS JASON !!  
 
 
 
STEARNS # 2
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STEARNS # 1
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BELOW IS AN IMAGE RECENTLY FOUND BY LIAM STEPHENS, WHICH SHOWS A VERY YOUNG MARION TINSLEY (RIGHT) IN CROSSBOARD ACTION WITH TOM WISWELL. WHILE THIS IMAGE WAS PUBLISHED IN 1963, IT WAS CLEARLY NOT TAKEN AT ANY TIME RECENT TO ITS PUBLICATION.
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WHILE THESE TWO MEN ARE LEGENDARY PLAYERS, THEIR OVER THE BOARD MEETINGS WERE VERY RARE, AS WISWELL BASICALLY ABANDONED HIS TOURNAMENT CAREER IN THE 1940'S, IN FAVOR OF COMPETING IN THE "FREESTYLE" WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES IN THE 1950'S. TINSLEY BEGAN HIS CAREER IN THE MID 1940'S, AND FOCUSED ON 3-MOVE PLAY. 
IF ANYONE HAS ANY DETAILS AS TO WHERE THIS PHOTO MAY HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED PRIOR TO 1963, WITH ANY OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION, PLEASE FORWARD IT TO THE EDITORS.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

WHO IS IT ???

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The image above was recently sold as an original photograph on Ebay. The seller was unfamiliar with the image, had no knowledge of its history and was just selling the item.
Can anyone help in identifying this person ? 
WE GOT A RESPONSE ON THIS FROM MR. JASON YEO, WHO OFFERS THE OPINION THAT THIS IS NONE OTHER THAN THE SCOTTISH GRANDMASTER HARRY FREEDMAN........
CLICK BELOW AND GO TO THE OMOCH FORUM TO SEE WHY !!!
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