series of short portraits of those men and women who have helped
to put Devon chess on the map during the past 150 years.
articles are not written in stone, and will be added to or
amended as further information comes to hand. If you are able to
supply further facts or games relating to any of the listed
pioneers, please let me know.
am indebted to Mike Conroy (Burnley), Steve Jackson (Bexhill-on-Sea)
and Owen Hindle (Cromer) for making available articles from
early B.C.M.s relating to Devon chess history, which made an
invaluable starting point.
sources are listed after each article.
available for some of the early pioneers are unfortunately rare
but we are trying to find as many as possible. If anyone
can help please contact either Bob Jones or Bill Frost.
database will be kept open to take any additions.