Helen Milligan

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Birthday
25, 1962
Birthplace
Scotland
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
Scotland

About

This three-time winner of the Scottish Women's Chess Championship and joint winner of the 1983 British Women's Chess Championship went on to earn the title of Woman FIDE (World Chess Federation) Master.

Before Fame

In the early 1980s, she began competing for both New Zealand and her native Scotland in numerous Chess Olympiads. During this period, she also earned a Ph.D. in Astrophysics.

Trivia

She co-wrote a 2004 book titled Chess for Children.

Family Life

Born and raised in Scotland (as Helen Scott), she later settled in New Zealand.

Associated With

She was the 2012 female winner of the Oceania Chess Championship; Zhao Zong-Yuan was the 2011 winner of the same event's men's competition.