10 Seconds with Brian Eley

Former British Champion Brian Eley achieved notoriety by absconding while on police bail relating to an investigation into paedophile activities. Brian enjoys the distinction of being the only British Chess Champion to appear on the television programme Crimewatch. Here he breaks 20 years’ silence to Kingpin reader Ron Bishop.

Ron: How would you describe your approach to chess and life?

Brian: Touch and move.

[Should you ever come across Brian please contact the police immediately. Ed]

 

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