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Chess Scotland regrets to announce the passing of a former director, Hugh Flockhart on Friday 8th May, 2020.
Hugh was in his own words, a “Director without portfolio”, and created the Chess Scotland Grand Prix for Adults to complement the Grand Prix for Junior players. Hugh was very active with Chess Edinburgh and part of the team who brought the highly successful 2003 British Championships to Edinburgh. As an organiser, arbiter and player, Hugh was known to many and his quiet, friendly personality made him many friends in the chess world. Forum
Chess Scotland wish to express our deepest condolences to his friends and family.
Alastair White a member of Edinburgh Chess Club and of the Scottish Senior Team has posted his tribute on You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
The funeral will take take place at Mortonhall Crematorium on Thursday 21st May at 1pm, however due to current restrictions, only 10 family may attend. There will be a live webcast of the funeral for anyone who wishes to attend. The details are as follows:
Service Date: Thursday 21st May
Service Time: 1:00pm
Viewing Time: 12:55pm - 2:05pm
Posted on: 15-05-2020