Tony Miles

#129029
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
23, 1955
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 12, 2001 (46)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1955
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 12, 2001 (46)

About

Controversial English chess player who was one of the major forces in a wave of highly skilled British players during the 1970s and 80s.

Before Fame

He left his studies at the University of Sheffield to pursue chess professionally after winning the 1974 World Junior Chess Championship in Manila.

Trivia

He won the British Championship only once, in 1982.

Family Life

He was married and divorced twice but had no children.

Associated With

He beat many of the all-time great chess players including Boris Spassky.