P.J.Allan

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Peter J. Allan 1934-2005

Peter joined Brewood chess club during the 1993/94 season. He was an enthusiastic chess player and gave the club great support. From 1997 he became club captain and organised the club tournaments. While he was a member his grade rose from 66 to 99 this year.

Peter was a regular player in the league teams and he also played postal chess. He was twice runner-up in the club championship and twice winner of the club's Silver cup tournament.

When he took over as records secretary for both the WDCL and the Wolverhampton summer league in 2003 he created computer software to organise the results and produce league tables, submitting it also as part of his M.Sc in computer science.

When it became clear that his cancer was terminal, Peter generously donated his software and computer to the league so that they can be used in the future.

A.P.Davies Brewood Chess Club