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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Jeff Tomy(ENG) New Young Talent

Jeff Tomy nominated for British Malayali Young Talent award - Watfordobserver

'Watford chess prodigy Jeff Tomy has been nominated for the prestigious British Malayali Young Talent Award. The six-year-old Laurance Haines pupil will be part of the England Team for the World School Chess Championship in Greece in May.

Jeff represented England last year in the World School Chess Championship in Romania at the age of five.
Jeff Tomy
He is competing against other talents in the award who have excelled in activities such as mountaineering and karate. Jeff learned chess at the age of three and is now one of the leading young players of England.
Phil Ehr, director of the Junior Chess English Chess Federation, said: "Jeff Tomy is one of England’s most promising young chess players. His technical skills and tournament endurance are improving rapidly. Jeff’s opponents, young and old, know that when paired to play Jeff they are in for a challenge."
Jeff is now undergoing intensive coaching from Narayanan Jyothilal, the wellknown chess trainer from the South Indian state of Kerala. Jyothilal uses modern software, DVDs and classic chess books to help the young champion.

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