Dharshan Kumaran (born 7 June 1975) is an English chess grandmaster. He won the World Under-12 Championship in 1986, the World Under-16 Championship in 1991, and finished 3rd equal in the World Under-20 Championship in 1994. He currently works as a neuroscience research scientist at DeepMind.
Death Anniversary of Charles Dealtry Locock (27-ix-1872 13-v-1946)
From < Wikipedia :
"Charles Dealtry Locock (1862 – 1946) was a British literary scholar, editor and translator, who wrote on a wide array of subjects, including chess, billiards and croquet."
From The Oxford Companion to Chess by Hooper & Whyld :
The Locock Gambit is in the Philidor Defence, named after the English player Charles Dealtry Locock (1862 – 1946). The gambit is probably sound; Black should play 4…Bey instead of 4…h6
Birthday of GM Harold James Plaskett (18-iii-1960)
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