Frederick Yates

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Birthday
16, 1884
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 11, 1932 (48)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1884
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 11, 1932 (48)

About

English chess champion and journalist known for winning the British Championship six times (1911, 1913, 1914, 1921, 1926, and 1927).

Before Fame

He worked as an accountant before deciding on a professional chess career.

Trivia

While most of his matches were within Britain, he did partake in several international matches and he played at the first, third and fourth Olympiads, representing the 'British Empire' team.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Birstall.

Associated With

Some of his most notable international matches were against the legendary Savielly Tartakower.