Birthday of GM Stuart Conquest (01-iii-1967)
Stuart was born in Ilford and this is where he spent his early years playing starting at the age of 8.
Since 2011 has taken the role as Director of the Gibraltar International Chess Festival, and has returned to the UK this summer.
Here is his Wikipedia entry
This was written about Stuart aged 11 prior to the Spassky vs the BCF Junior Squad simultaneous display :
“Hastings. Rating 178. World’s best 11 year old. 100% on board 1 for England, Eumig European children’s cup, 1978.”