Staunton, Howard (1810-1874)
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|Description: Howard Staunton was an England chess player. He was the main organizer of the first international chess tournament in 1851, which was held in England. He promoted the Staunton pattern (promulgated by Nathaniel Cook); a chess game of clearly distinguishable pieces in a standardized way that remains the style required for competitions. This pattern quickly became the standard, and has been used to this day.|
|Sex: Male.||Occupation: Chess player.|
|Place of Birth / Death: London, England, Inuted Kingdom / London, England, Inuted Kingdom.||Country Tags: United Kingdom.|
|Centuries: XIX.||Title: Unofficial World Chess Champion|
|Wolrd Champion:-||School: Old Westminster Chess Club.|
|Styles: Strategic.||Chess Olympiads: –|
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- Club de Ajedrez de Aranjuez: Biografía de Howard Staunton: http://www.ajedrezaranjuez.com/howard-staunton.htm – [14/03/2018].
- Howard Staunton at chess-db: https://chess-db.com/public/pinfo.jsp?id=8000000006 – [14/03/2018].
- Howard Staunton at Encyclopaedia Britannica: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Howard-Staunton – [14/03/2018].
- Howard Staunton chess games at 365Chess.com: https://www.365chess.com/players/Howard_Staunton – [14/03/2018].
- Howard Staunton player profile and games at Chessgames.com: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=19077 – [14/03/2018].
- Wikipedia the free encyclopedia: Howard Staunton: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Staunton – [14/03/2018].
- Webarchive.com: The Staunton Story: https://web.archive.org/web/20000819062645/http://chess.about.com/games/chess/library/weekly/aa091499.htm – [14/03/2018].
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