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Birthday of GM Keith Arkell (08-i-1961)
January 8, 2021
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 8 of January, repeating indefinitely
We send birthday wishes to GM Keith Arkell, born this day (January 8th) in 1961.
Here is Keith’s Wikipedia entry
This was written about Keith aged 18 prior to the 1979 Spassky vs the BCF Junior Squad simultaneous display :
“Rednal, Birmingham. Rating 188. 2nd Lloyds Bank junior international, 1979.”
Here is an interview with ChessBase from 2016.
BCN has reviewed Arkell’s Endings in depth