Selection out of 35 studies composed by

John Arthur James Drewitt

(England, 17.10.1873 - 19.3.1931)

Picture found at Edward Winter's website Chess Notes Archives:

Ramsgate 1929

Left to right, standing: W.H.M. Kirk, W. Winter, J.A.J. Drewitt, Rev. F.E. Hamond, T.H. Tylor, R.P. Michell, J.H. Morrison
Seated: A. Eva, H.E. Price, M. Sultan Khan, G. Abrahams, W.A. Fairhurst.

Another picture taken in Edinburgh 1926, can also be found there with him somewhere...

Many games of him can be found of him, he lived in Hastings and gave chess lessons to Miss Menchik.

John was a Hastings master and had bad eyesight. He died when exiting a moving train.


(All his studies, more exact dates, possible corrections or cooks and exact details about sources can be found in the

Harold van der Heijden database V (31-12-2015) )