Graham K. Burgess (born 1968 in Liverpool, England) is an EnglishFIDE Master of chess and a noted writer and trainer. He became a FIDE Master at the age of twenty. He attended Birkdale High School in Southport, Merseyside. In 1989 he graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in mathematics. In 1994 he set a world record by playing 510 games of blitz chess (five minutes for each player) in three days, winning 431 games and drawing 25 (Burgess 2000:448–52).
Burgess, Graham (2009). The Mammoth Book of Chess (3rd ed.). Running Press Book Publishers. ISBN978-0-7624-3726-9 First edition (1997) also published in hardback as Chess: Tactics and Strategy, Castle Books, 2002, ISBN 978-0-7858-1516-7