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Martyn G. Smith 1946-2007

Martyn passed away on Monday 8th October 2007 after battling cancer for 5 years. He played board 2 for his university behind top board William (Bill) Hartson who was twice British Champion. He resurrected his chess some 2 years ago playing for West Bromwich in both the Wolverhampton and Birmingham leagues. He also served as a councillor on Sandwell Council. He will be missed by his many friends.

J.E.Crump of West Bromwich Chess Club