He had maintained a friendship with Leonard Barden, though, and in the late 1960s took up correspondence chess … A few months later, in an endeavour to help our young players, Jim Slater offered on behalf of The Slater Foundation to give a prize of £5,000 (about £75,000 in today’s money) to the first British grand master and £2,500 to the next four. Having been taught by my paternal Grandfather, chess always holds a bit of nostalgia for me. For a short while Jim joined a London chess club (Richard James reveals that this is West London Chess Club as mentioned in their internal magazine) but found he preferred correspondence chess which he could play much more conveniently when he returned home in the evening. I knew Bobby was very very competitive and combative and would not like to be thought of as a chicken.’ Slater denies this version of events. Did Bobby's missing dad create an emotional void which was neurotically filled with chess? He should say that deep down Fischer was frightened. In particular, Fischer had fantastic potential but he was handicapped by being extremely temperamental. Afterwards he provided significant financial backing for the development of young British players, many of whom later contributed to Britain becoming one of the world’s strongest chess countries in the 1980s.”. Jim Slater was once the most influential figure in the City, and certainly one of the most feared. En venta Libros antiguos de Ajedrez. Jim Slater vs Brent Seabrook from the Winnipeg Jets at Chicago Blackhawks game on Jan 16, 2015. via http://www.hockeyfights.com Adeline was born on December 28 1908, in Quairading, Australia. From The Oxford Companion to Chess (OUP, 1984) by Hooper and Whyld : “British chess patron, financier, children’s author, Slater achieved wide fame in the chess world on the occasion of the Spassky-Fischer world championship match of 1972. Jim Slater is on Facebook. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members. He arrived (aged 31) in Southampton on board the Pretoria Castle as a first class passenger whilst resident in 16, Stafford Terrace, Kensington and his occupation was given as Company Director. Play chess on Chess.com - the #1 chess community with +30 million members around the world. See what Jim Slater (slater8506) has discovered on Pinterest, the world's biggest collection of ideas. In 1972 it was $120,000 and then Jim Slater added another $120,000 - that is what Bobby Fischer did for chess. GameKnot chess player jimbo4567 (Jim from Sydney, Australia). do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. Rb3 Nf5 24. This had never happened before in world chess, and for the first time it looked as if the Russians were going to get a run for their money. Afterwards he provided significant financial backing for the development of young British players, many of whom later contributed to Britain becoming one of the world's strongest chess countries in the 1980s. James Derrick Slater, better known as Jim Slater, was an English accountant, investor and business writer. [Round "?"] - no such thing.) All of the chess programs are free downloads and hosted through his good nature and a cooperative web host. By the end of 1973 Slater Walker’s empire commanded gross assets of £550m. Lote 53457532 Obituary in London Times, Saturday November 21 2015, page 84. Chess Pairing is basically a web application for Chess Tournament Organizers to send SMS for draw. Jim Slater has been sharing tips with Telegraph readers for more than half a century – and he offers two more "buy" ideas today Jim Slater: 50 years on, my formula still works . He died towards the end of 2015. Search Sacrifice Explorer for James D Slater Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Wikipedia article: Jim Slater %28accountant%29, "Fischer is known to be graceless, rude, possibly insane. It was not until a colleague asked Jim to teach him to improve his game in the late 1960s that his interest in chess was rekindled. She is survived by nieces and nephews, Cheryl (Slater) Prokop, James Slater, Robert Chess, Richard Chess, Joyce Toperzer, John Toperzer and Katherine (Danyla) Maze. Be good to have a mention of the Slater Squad, if anyone has anything. Even after smashing up some of the other candidates 6-0 he only played the world championship match because the British businessman Jim Slater gave $50,000 to make up the prize money to an acceptable level for Fischer. (3. c4 Bg7 4. Search Google for James D Slater. Here’s what the young Slater was capable of:”. He was born in Heswall, Cheshire (Wirral, Merseyside was the registration district) to Hubert Slater and Jessica Alexandra Barton. James Derrick Slater was born March 13, 1929, in the town of Wirral in Cheshire. [White "Slater, James Derrick"] Kijk naar zijn rating, volg zijn beste partijen en daag hem uit voor een partij. Bob Rich of Tangent Capital authored a book on chess and business and created the Wall Street Chess Club. These cookies do not store any personal information. Books See All. Fischer won the first game but lost the second. Hello fellow Wikipedians, I have just added archive links to one external link on Jim Slater (accountant). After this relapse he won the next four games. Jim Slater, investor, 1929-2015. 2008 Beyond The Zulu Principle. [ECO "A00"] No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members. Chess is the art of analysis - Mikhail Botvinnik. When he returned from work, he told his astonished wife,’I had a good idea on the way to the office.’The good idea was couched in challenging terms: ‘If he isn’t afraid of Spassky, then I have removed the element of money’, Here is the famous headline from the July 3rd, 1972, London edition of the Evening Standard retrieved from Edward  Winters‘ https://chesshistory.com/winter/extra/spasskyfischer.html, It is not altogether clear how the British offer finally persuaded Fischer. Spicemix 20:38, 4 March 2013 (UTC) External links modified. -55,-105,-40,-46,-89]} 1. b4 Nf6 2. Slater was a businessman who had set up his own company, Slater Walker Securities, in 1964, when he was in his mid-thirties. Welcome to Jim Virtual Chess Lessons! NOTE: Create an account today Bekijk het volledige profiel op LinkedIn om de connecties van Jim en vacatures bij vergelijkbare bedrijven te zien. You must activate JavaScript to enhance chess game visualization. Fischer, who started playing chess professionally at age 8, won the U.S. Open Championship when he was 14 (he would go on to win it seven more times) and … 6 & 7 yes. Curiously this game was played I really don't worry about that, because I didn't do it for that reason,". Jim West On Chess From Paul Morphy to Bobby Fischer. Phoning Barden, the attorney took his place in the gallery of callers that saved the match.’I said if I were them I would rephrase the offer. Famous chess buffs include Bill Gates, George Soros, Carl Icahn, Pierre Omidyar, Michael Birch, A.G. Lafley, Jim Slater, Douglas Hirsch and Auren Hoffman. Not quite sure why somebody gave you a down vote because you are absolutely right. Tennis. On the same day “Leon Trotsky gave his first interview to the foreign press in his apartment in Turkey, saying he was writing a book tracing the history of his opposition to Joseph Stalin and expressing a desire to go to Germany because he preferred the care of German physicians.”. He was a key member of Hastings Chess Congress for many years, and remained a member of the Congress Committee long after he suffered a stroke while in Gibraltar two and half years ago. Jim Slater was born in 1904, to William Slater and Maude Slater (born Pompey). Bg2 c6 $146 7. c4 e5 8. h4 d6 9. Thursday, January 14, 2021. "I didn't do it because he was polite; I didn't do it because he was graceful. Marshall then talked to Fischer. This turned out a very good thing for chess, since he was able to tempt Bobby Fischer (with a £50,000 increase in stake-money) into playing Boris Spassky for the world title in 1972. I did it because it would be good for chess.'”. 2 PCG Games 1/13/2021. Sadly Jim Slater passed away in November 2015 but the Trustees are committed to making sure his vision for The Slater Foundation continues. Young Slater attended state … Slater offered £50,000 to increase the World Championship prize fund, created awards and prizes for the first British grandmasters (of which I was a grateful recipient) and sponsored tournaments to promote British chess. Fischer finally agreed to play when the British millionaire financier Jim Slater stepped in to double the prize to a quarter of a million dollars, an act of generosity for which he was never thanked. I love teaching chess, introducing new players to the game and helping current players improve their game. In his later years he sponsored Tim Henman, the tennis star and played, to a high standard, the board game of chess. Fischer then demanded more money and, urged by no less than Henry Kissinger, he went to Iceland after a British financier, Jim Slater, enriched the prize pot. A gambler by nature, the one big luxury he allowed himself was to play bridge for thousands of pounds with stronger opponents. An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of November, repeating indefinitely, BCN remembers Jim Slater (13-iii-1929 18-xi-2015), James Derrick Slater was born on Wednesday, March 13th, 1929. badsha8 (Chess.com 1896) - JimWest (Chess.com 2020), Chess.com 1/13/2021. The next three games were drawn. Chess is an ancient game of competition that pits the minds of two opponents against one another in a contest of skill and strategy designed to measure the cognitive complexity of your opponent. He stopped playing chess after leaving school as he found it took too much time and concentration while studying for accountancy. See something that violates our rules? {[%evp 0,48,19,-61,-57,-61,8,-10,-10,-4,-20,-33,-33,-23,-5,-14,7,-8,3,9,11,-5, magazine new in chess 2015/8. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times. Now he decided that he could easily afford the money to send Fischer to Reykjavik – or expose the American as a coward. Statistics and Records of Jim Slater, a hockey player and coach from Lapeer, MI born Dec 9 1982 who was active from 1998 to 2019. If you already have a username, Arriving at his office that Monday morning, he passed on his offer through Barden, who then spoke to Marshall, giving the US attorney some background details about this championship angel. Slater became a well-known chess patron in the 1970s, when he stepped in to double the prize fund of the Fischer-Spassky world championship match at a time when Fischer was threatening not to play, thereby enabling the match to go forward. Ne2 Qc6 22. Slater says he also telephoned his friend David Frost, who in turn rang his friend Henry Kissinger’ Kissinger then contacted Fischer. I did it because he was going to challenge the Russian supremacy, and it was good for chess". 46,16,69,31,47,49,49,45,43,43,43,51,30,3,-5,-52,46,-52,-61,-23,-57,-45,-26,-91, Be good to have a mention of the Slater Squad, if anyone has anything. He had four children one of which is Mark Slater. Rb1 Nd7 13. b5 Qc7 14. bxc6 bxc6 {[#]} 15. Other countries would not invite British players to play in their tournaments until they became international masters so they were in an impossible situation. Later he reinvented himself, including writing children's books. Jim Slater (II) on IMDb: Movies, Tv, Celebrities, and more... A riveting documentary about the troubled Us chess champion and his battle with Boris Spassky Liz Garbus's gripping documentary about the life and times of the troubled American chess genius Bobby Fischer asks a number of questions. A surprising doubling of the prize fund was also announced, supported by British investment banker Passionately devoted to chess from schooldays. NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Jim’s connections and … [Event "West London Chess Club Championship"] Nc3 Be6 10. d3 Qb6 11. Nf3 O-O 5. g3 d6) 3... Bg7 4. g5 Over the next few years Great Britain went from having no grand masters to twenty and became one of the strongest teams of young chess players in the world.”, Here is an obituary written by Stewart Reuben, and here is an obituary from Liberal England, Here is an item from the Slater Foundation, and here is his entry from chessgames.com which lists  one game from 1947 : “James Derrick Slater, better known as Jim Slater, was an English accountant, investor and business writer. Bxa8 bxc4 He was also a chess fan and supporter of the game, subsidizing the annual Hastings tournament. It was said by some that Fischer had a bad cold and everyone wondered if he could regain his earlier momentum. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. elixx takes the prize home! Jim wrote his chess autobiography as follows : (This text was retrieved using the Wayback machine via https://web.archive.org/web/20110909053137/http://www.jimslater.org.uk/views/chess/). James H. “Jim” Slate, age 81 of Yankton, SD passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton. I really don't worry about that, because I didn't do it for that reason," says Mr Slater. Slater was a keen chess player in his youth but gave up the game because it was interfering with his accountancy studies. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. It is perhaps a fortunate thing for chess that he did not become a chess-master, since he offer of a £50,000 increase to the stake at the match at Reykjavik in Iceland in 1972 may well have swayed Fischer into consenting to play. Supremely confident, decisive, ruthless in business, Slater had by then amassed a fortune of, in his own words,’£6 million and rising’. So when the financier Jim Slater, who had saved the Reykjavik match from collapse by doubling the prize fund, offered backing to train the best five … Feb-10-14 : twinlark: Jim Slater died on 18 November 2015, aged 86. British Chess As a boy Jim Slater enjoyed playing Monopoly and draughts but his main indoor hobby was chess. He wanted the less obvious causes to receive help. 14 players compete in the Nov 20, 2020 Jim Slater Arena. From The Complete Chess Addict (Faber&Faber, 1987) , Mike Fox & Richard James: “Jim Slater, the financier and children’s author, was a strong schoolboy player. In the quarter finals Fischer won six games to nil. I hate time-out game-endings, but in … The game of chess can be enjoyed in many ways, as a social game, an international competitive sport, an online activity, as a focus for study or aesthetic appreciation in both technical and creative literature, for the fine chess sets, as a metaphor and even as a global media sensation. Chess, like any creative activity, can exist only through the combined efforts of those who have creative talent, and those who have the ability to organize their creative work ... - Jim Slater. again in 2006 in the Czech Republic in the game between Alfons Tomicek and Over the years the Foundation has helped, amongst other projects, to improve British chess … He said that on leaving school he hesitated between the alternatives of become a chess master and of going into business, opting for the latter on the grounds that he was not sure of his chess-playing prowess. What motivated Slater?’As well as providing me with a fascinating spectacle for the next few weeks, I could give chess players throughout the world enormous pleasure’, Slater’s offer made headlines in London’s Evening Standard and his house was soon swarming with reporters. Bxg7 Nxg7 6. View the profiles of people named Jim Slater. He established a Slater Foundation Fund which helps young English players to go and play abroad.”, Here is a small item from Dennis Monokroussos. 17. e4 c3 18. They lived in Surrey and had four children and ten grandchildren. The life of Jim Slater, the buccaneering 1970s financier and asset stripper who has died aged 86, is a classic tale of boom to bust. [PlyCount "48"] Bb2 g6 3. g4 {It probably does not pay to The English banker Jim Slater contributed $125,000 to the prize fund, effectively doubling it. His father, Hubert, was a local businessman. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language. Rxc3 Nd4 $1 {and draw agreed. Jim Slater View in Apple Books. Jim Slater has 43 books on Goodreads with 760 ratings. GameKnot chess player jabot (JIM from NYC, NY, United States). Spassky too was a brilliant attacking player and had been a chess genius since early childhood, so it promised to be an exceptional match. The investor (he seemed to prefer that description although ‘financier’ was also often used) James Derrick (Jim) Slater died on Wednesday at the age of 86. Nothing in violation of United States law. This new year column celebrates Jim Slater’s first foray into sponsorship of chess. Play Chess Online! His Telegraph obituary says: Slater remained a chess enthusiast all his life, and counted his sponsorship of British chess as one of his proudest achievements. For the previous two decades the Russians had dominated world chess and then the West produced two exceptional players – Bobby Fischer of the USA and Bent Larsen of Denmark. visit the Kibitzer's Café. Fischer won the match. He was buried at burial place. Slater was a keen chess player in his youth but gave up the game because it was interfering with his accountancy studies. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Fischer had serious mental problems. Please take a moment to review my edit. Play online with friends, challenge the computer, join a club, solve puzzles, analyze your games, and learn from hundreds of video lessons. Col. Edmond Edmundson, executive director of the United States Chess Federation, said the way that the chess purse had been increased by Mr. … The small amount of help Jim was able to give to Hastings was arranged in a very low-key way and attracted very little publicity. In 1990, she was one of many chess masters to join Banker's Trust. There's a reason that Jim Slater as been referred to as the Warren Buffett of the U.K. (United Kingdom). Professional Investor Rules. Fischer showed reluctance to play and apparently decided to do so when Slater added £50,000 to the prize fund. Nb5 $1 cxb5 16. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts. In the 1960s and 1970s, Jim Slater was one of the top players in the City, and he remained active in business and investing until his death in 2015. Gulko is an International Chess Master who was a member of the U.S. chess team for several years. He stopped playing chess after leaving school as he found it took too much time and concentration while studying for accountancy. Messages posted by Chessgames members View Jim Slater’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. To discuss chess or this site in general, Slater is considered to be one of the greatest investors to have lived and The Zulu Principle explains the principles and strategies that earned him that accolade. The financier Jim Slater, whose rise and fall were once the talk of the City, died on Wednesday. In the last qualifier Fischer came up against Petrosian, a brilliant defensive player. I like a challenging game. From The Encyclopedia of Chess (Batsford, 1977) by Harry Golombek: “An English financier, a great patron and benefactor of chess, both on a national and world level. Join Facebook to connect with Jim Slater and others you may know. The match between Fischer and Spassky was a most exciting one and fully up to everyone’s expectations. Qd2 [WhiteTeam "West London"] Play Chess Online! The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited. Slater married his wife Helen in 1965. Jim Slater’s most popular book is The Zulu Principle. At the time of the Fischer-Spassky match, the company reportedly had a controlling interest in 250 companies around the world. It’s always better to sacrifice your opponent’s men ... - James Mason. We found 7 entries for Jim Slater in United States. This book is for the beginner on the more advanced investor. I said Bobby might be piqued by that challenge – and he was. As well as providing me with a fascinating spectacle for the next few weeks it would give chess players throughout the world enormous pleasure for the match to proceed.”. Slater became a well-known chess patron in the 1970s, when he stepped in to double the prize fund of the Fischer-Spassky world championship match at a time when Fischer was threatening not to play, thereby enabling the match to go forward. “I was driving into London early one Monday morning in mid-July feeling disappointed that after all this build-up Fischer might not be taking on Spassky, when it suddenly occurred to me that I could easily afford the extra prize money personally. "Fischer is known to be graceless, rude, possibly insane. JIM VIRTUAL CHESS LESSONS! He gave up chess for finance. Slater became a well-known chess patron in the 1970s, when he stepped in to double the prize fund of the Fischer-Spassky world championship match at a time when Fischer was threatening not to play, thereby enabling the match to go forward. Blow the whistle and inform a moderator. This made Fischer challenger to Spassky. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are as essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. They had one child. Slater should say he didn’t think his money was at risk, because Fischer was just making excuses. In the 1970s, partly owing to this patronage, junior players in Britain became as strong as those in any other country.”. He died on 18th November 2015 in Cranleigh, Surrey aged 86. Find Jim Slater in the United States. Slater was a keen chess player in his youth but gave up the game because it was interfering with his accountancy studies. In the years following Fischer-Spassky, he would, alongside the former British champion and journalist Leonard Barden (who provided the vision and organization), transform the state of British chess by channelling funds into junior competition. His Telegraph obituary says: Slater remained a chess enthusiast all his life, and counted his sponsorship of British chess as one of his proudest achievements. While preparations were being made for the World Championship in Iceland, Fischer started to complain about the prize money which he thought should be doubled. In the semi-final Fischer was paired with Larsen and also beat him six games to nil. Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC. 1/2-1/2. Slater said that if even now, when Fischer's financial demands were fully satisfied, he wouldn't come and play, then Fischer would be just a coward. 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