About the author
Born: 3rd June Studied mathematics, Magdalen Oxford, 1982 - 1985. Divorced (2004)with one child, now remarried (2008) wih two stepchildren living in Suffolk. Has no pet chihuahuas.Chess Titles
International Master 1984 Grandmaster 1994Writing
Chess columnist for Oxford TodayBooks :
Bobby Fischer: The $5,000,000 Comeback, by Jonathan Levitt, Nigel Davies and Malcolm Pein, Cadogan, 1992. 136pp. ISBN 1 85744 0420. £7.99.
Secrets of Spectacular Chess, by Jonathan Levitt and David Friedgood, Batsford, 1995. 224 pp, 184 diagrams. ISBN 0-7134-7721-0.
Genius in Chess, by Jonathan Levitt, Batsford, July 1997. 128pp, £12.99.Teaching and Composition
Taught (chess) at City of London School from 1988 to 2005.
Several now famous players were among my earlier pupils.
Has acted as a judge of endgame studies and composed several prize-winning problems.
Organised the inaugural 1996 and 1997 Batsford Schools Chess Problem Solving Championship.
Available for group or private tuition, simuls, lectures and commentary.
Teaching from £30 an hour. Other activities negotiable.