Chess is front page news!

In the final round of the Bury St Edmunds Congress last weekend, the oldest competitor, 88-year old John Dawson, from Linton, was paired against the youngest, 5-year old Jeff Tomy from Watford. The press were there to capture the moment and their photo appeared on the front page of the following day’s East Anglian Daily Times, together with a fuller report on Page 4. See here. Oh, by the way, age prevailed.

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