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  • Bloodgood, Claude Frizzel

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    Claude Frizzel Bloodgood (born Klaus Frizzel Bluttgutt III) was born in La Paz, Mexico on July 14, 1937 (some sources say he was born in 1924).  He was the author of The Tactical Grob, Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit(1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 d6), and Nimzov... Read More »

  • Mortimer, James

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    James Mortimer (1833-1911) was an American player, journalist and dramatist.  For a time, he worked in the U.S. diplomatic service.  He started playing in chess tournaments at the age of 50.  In 1883, he took last place out of 14 pl... Read More »

  • Marcosa Defence

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    This is an unusual defence for white. White's goal is to make a strong pawn structure on the kingside. There are some weak points that occur in this defence.   If white does not play e5 it has many possibilities as an attack.   Read More »

  • Rousseau, Eugene

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    Eugene Rousseau was born in France in 1810 and was a distant relative to Jean Jacques Rousseau.  In 1839, he lost a 100-game match to Kieseritzky at the Café de la Regeance.  Rousseau came to the United States in 1841, settling in... Read More »

  • Gosselin, Gilbert

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    Gus Gosselin was born on November 25, 1926 in New Bedford, Massachusetts.  He was one of the greatest contributers to the promotion of chess in Massachusetts and the New England area.  He was the scholastic coordinator for the Massachuse... Read More »

  • Cunningham, George

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    George Cunningham was born in Maine on March 25, 1909.  He was a college professor in Maine.  In 1978, he was Executive Director for the United States Chess Federation (USCF).  In 1980, he was the ratings statician for the USCF and ... Read More »