Chris has played chess for over 20 years starting when he was 10 years old at Dothill Junior Chess Club. He is the County Junior Organiser and captain of Newport A in the Shropshire league. Chris is an accountant and tax expert at The Wrekin Housing Group.
Dan is a former Newport Player and now one of the top players at Telepost Chess Club. Dan works as a statistician for the department of levelling up.