b. 03 February 1961, Dundee
Associated with Dundee Chess Club.
International Master title awarded 1984.
International Grandmaster title awarded 1992.
Scottish Champion 1983, 1991, 1993 and 1995.
Represented Scotland in 17 Olympiads between 1980 and 2014.
1st in Hallsberg (Sweden) International Junior Tournament 1979-80 with 7½/9.
1st in the 1992 Commonwealth Championship held in Malaysia.
1. McNab 6½ (tie-break), ahead of Conquest, Suba, Miles and Watson all with the same score. The field included six English GMs and six GMs from India.
Shared 2nd-5th places in the 1996 Commonwealth Championship in Calcutta with 7/10, a half point behind the winner.
1st in the Iskle of Man International 1993 with 7/9.
British Chess Problem Solving Champion 2012 and 2013.
The Fianchetto King's Indian, International Chess Enterprises, 1996.
The Ultimate Pirc, Batsford, 1998 (with J. Nunn).
Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern, Gloucester Publishers, 2009 (with R. Palliser, J. Vigus).