Biography

United Kingdom Blake Percy Francis (06.12.1873 - 20.03.1936)

English problemist, one of the best of his time. Has composed more than 500 problems with more than 160 honorsĀ  (45 firsts). One of the leader of the 2 movers he was the precursor of the English School of Composition. He became famous for his resourceful three- and two-mover problems with model mates. Also a good chess player over the board he won several local chess tournaments.





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Updated 10.11.2011