Jon Speelman

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Birthday
2, 1956
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
England

About

British chess Grandmaster who has won several British Chess Championships over the years.

Before Fame

He began playing chess at a young age and attended Worcester College, Oxford, where he earned a doctorate in mathematics.

Trivia

He won the British Chess Championship in 1978, 85 and 86 and is known for his imaginative style and for often choosing unobvious ways to carry on his games.

Family Life

His son Lawrence was born in 1994.

Associated With

He is the English answer to Greek chess master Efstratios Grivas.