C.J.S.Purdy[ edit ]

Cecil John Seddon Purdy, 1906 - 1979 was an Australian chess International Master (IM) and inaugural World Correspondence Chess champion. He was described by Bobby Fischer as being a great chess instructor. Some of his writings are still in print. He is somewhat famous for saying "Pawn endings are to chess as putting is to golf." He died playing chess over-the-board (as opposed to a correspondence game), his final words being "I have a win, but it will take some time".

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