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Kevin Feighan
(30-08-2019, 11:17 AM)Douglas Bryson Wrote: (Posting on behalf of Grangemouth Club)

Kevin Feighan, ex-Grangemouth player, died last week (possibly on 23rd August 2019, date not yet confirmed).
He was a very strong club player (once famously defeating a Scottish GM at the 1996 Scottish Open in Oban) and was well known as a national arbiter.  
He particularly relished the mathematical precision of end game positions.  On occasion, if a club colleague derided end games as "boring", Kevin would passionately demonstrate otherwise.
He was a first-rate coach who readily spent time passing on tips to beginners and inexperienced players at the club.
He was also for a while treasurer of the Central Chess League.
In short, he was a friendly, knowledgeable character who, until his retirement from over-the-board chess a few years ago, made a significant contribution to Scottish chess.
His funeral will be held at Falkirk Crematorium, Camelon at 1:45pm on Monday 2 September, 2019.
Bill Gray
Secretary Grangemouth CC
I only discovered that he had died when I was at the SNCL recenltly.  I will miss him.  We had many a philosophical discussion.  Don Heron
Good sense is of all things in the world the most equally distributed, for everybody thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that even those most difficult to please do not commonly desire more of it than they already possess. Descartes

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Kevin Feighan - by Douglas Bryson - 30-08-2019, 11:17 AM
RE: Kevin Feighan - by Douglas Bryson - 02-09-2019, 05:38 PM
RE: Kevin Feighan - by donaldheron - 08-11-2019, 08:23 PM

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