(Delsey far left)
Favourite Football Team:
Two kittens, Teddy and Bertie plus various tropical and pond fish.
Also adopted a stray by the name of Harry in 2017
Hobbies other than Chess:
Fishing, Badminton, Table Tennis, Astronomy, Photography. Just started a new course that leads to the dark side - bridge
Married to the wonderful Judith
Favourite Music Band/Singer:
Favourite Film of all time:
Blade Runner (any of the five original versions)
Last book read (excluding Chess):
Favourite Holiday Destination:
Anywhere with Judith
Most memorable Holiday:
50 days in Australia and New Zealand with stop overs in Dubai and Singapore
Now for some Chess Stuff!
When did you start playing?
Played with my dad as a child but then stopped as a teenager until 2017, apart from an odd game.
When did you first join a club?
Most memorable Chess Moments:
Part of the Norfolk under 120 team that won the national title in 2017. Having the highest % stats in division 3 in my first year playing league chess. The nightmare of the Yarmouth congress all that surrounded it.
Funniest Chess Moment:
Alan persuading Harry to ask the bar staff at Fakenham for a certain drink.
Why did you become interested in chess:
What are your strong points and weak points?
Strong point – yet to find one
Weak points - d4
Do you have a copy of your best ever win?
Yes, though my worst game has joined the choir invisible: I ripped the score sheet into tiny bits
Your aims for the future:
Get Harry a proper job.