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Top English Grandmaster, Danny Gormally is coming to Malpas

He will play simultaneous games against all-comers in Malpas on Sunday 8th October, 11am start.

The cost is £20 for adults, £10 for juniors (under 18 or under 21 for full time students).

The intention is to use the Jubilee Hall for playing and Gemma Charlotte Moon's The Old School Tea Rooms for refeshments, analysis etc.

Daniel W. Gormally (born 4 May 1976) is an English chess Grandmaster.

His peak rating is 2573, achieved in the January 2006 rating list.

He shared first place at the Politiken Cup in 1998 and in 2003, won the Challengers tournament of the 78th Hastings International Chess Congress.

In 2015 he tied for the second place with David Howell and Nicholas Pert in the 102nd British Championship and eventually finished fourth on tiebreak.

Also in 2015, he appeared as a contestant in three episodes of the television quiz Fifteen To One and in one episode of The Chase.

Gormally played for the English national team in the 2005 European Team Chess Championship and 2006 Chess Olympiad.

Anyone wanting to play should contact Charles Lowick Higgie at 1 Well Farm Close, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8QW

Telephone: 01948 860083, Mobile: 07981074373, E-MAIL: higgiecharles@gmail.com

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