birkenheadmemorial TB Willacy

Thomas B Willacy

Thomas B Willacy

Thomas B Willacy – Liverpool Chess Club 1912-1914
Thomas B Willacy joined Liverpool Chess club as a young man in 1912 and quickly showed great ability for chess winning the club class C table tournament in his first year after a tie break
The following year he won the club class B tournament convincingly ahead of many long standing members of the club
Then in 1914 with World War 1 declared he was sent to the front line alongside many other Liverpool chess club members

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