Thomas, George Alan
Birth Jun 14, 1881
Istanbul, Turkey.
Death Jul 23, 1972
London, England.
Nationality ENG - England
Titles IM - International Master
IA - International Arbiter

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Last update May 16, 1999
Biographical data
British player.
International Master, 1950.
International Arbiter, 1952.
British Champion, 1923, 1934.

by Bill Wall
British chess champion in 1923, British badminton champion (1920-23), and quarter-finalist tennis player at Wimbledon. His mother was the winner of the first British women's chess championship at Hastings in 1895. He was on the winning doubles team championship at Wimbledon in 1919. He was an internationally ranked squash and table-tennis player. He finished tied for first at Hastings, ahead of Capablanca, Botvinnik, and Lilienthal, all three of whom he defeated.

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