BCN wishes Happy Birthday to IM Christopher Wallace Baker (29-v-1958)
Chris was born in Coventry, West Midlands and played in the Staffordshire Open in 1975 (the earliest games held in MegaBase 2020).
Chris has played for Guildford in Four Nations Chess League (4NCL).
Currently Chris plays for 4NCL The ADs, Coventry Chess Academy and Battersea Chess Club.
He has been the trainer of the Welsh junior team and is a fully-qualified arbiter.
He has taught chess in many schools in the Farnham area of Surrey.
He has authored and co-authored a number of books including the following :