David Forsyth

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David Forsyth, (1854 – 1909)
was a Scottish chess player and chess editor of the Glasgow Weekly Herald who emigrated to New Zealand. Forsyth created a method for recording chess positions, which was base of Steven Edwards' specification of the Forsyth-Edwards Notation abbreviated as FEN - part of PGN and EPD [1]. Forsyth was mentioned compiling a Go column in the Otago Witness, from February 1902 until March 1903 [2].

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