Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Virginia
    Joined
    14 Apr '02
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    4059
    27 Oct '02 21:36
    Can you name a chess player who won both the chess championship
    and the one in badminton in his country in the same year?
    -ww-
  2. Standard memberSchliemann
    The Diplomat
    Slightly Left :D
    Joined
    22 Jun '01
    Moves
    8518
    27 Oct '02 23:06
    Panno??

    Dave
  3. Virginia
    Joined
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    4059
    27 Oct '02 23:27
    Fine guess, but not as far as I know. Hint: The year was 1923.
    -ww-
  4. Donationbbarr
    Chief Justice
    Center of Contention
    Joined
    14 Jun '02
    Moves
    17381
    27 Oct '02 23:50
    That would be Sir George Thomas, who also won the badminton
    championship 1n 1920 and '21. A true polymath.
  5. Virginia
    Joined
    14 Apr '02
    Moves
    4059
    28 Oct '02 00:31
    Well done!
    -ww-
  6. Donationrwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    Royal Oak, MI
    Joined
    09 Sep '01
    Moves
    26744
    28 Oct '02 12:20
    Did he acquire his knighthood for shoring up the waning reputation of
    the British Empire through his astonishing badminton prowess?
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