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Good hunting there Gerald.
That all seems to make sense and tallies with the Chess Scotland references and StarBase game entries.serverchess.com wrote:John was born and raised in Sheffield, England. He moved to California in his mid-twenties. He played postal chess to survive a Scottish boarding school in the 1950's where he found a chess club. During the 1960's to 1990's, he played sporadic forays into OTB chess.
I thought I remembered that. Delighted that it could not have proved to be further from the truth.