Daniel Gormally

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Daniel Gormally
London Chess Classic 2010 Gormally 03.jpg
Full name Daniel W. Gormally
Country England
Born (1976-05-04) 4 May 1976 (age 40)
Title Grandmaster (2005)
FIDE rating 2465 (April 2017)
Peak rating 2573 (January 2006)

Daniel W. Gormally (born 4 May 1976) is an English chess Grandmaster. His peak rating is 2573, achieved in the January 2006 rating list.

He shared first place at the Politiken Cup in 1998 and in 2003, won the Challengers tournament of the 78th Hastings International Chess Congress.[1][2]

In September 2006, he tied for 2nd-9th with Luke McShane, Stephen J. Gordon, Gawain Jones, Šarūnas Šulskis, Luís Galego, Klaus Bischoff and Karel van der Weide in the 2nd EU Individual Championship in Liverpool.[3] In November 2006 Gormally was joint winner of the British Rapidplay Chess Championship.[4]

In 2015 he tied for the second place with David Howell and Nicholas Pert in the 102nd British Championship and eventually finished fourth on tiebreak.[5] Also in 2015, he appeared as a contestant in three episodes of the television quiz Fifteen To One and in one episode of The Chase.

Gormally played for the English national team in the 2005 European Team Chess Championship and 2006 Chess Olympiad.[6]



  1. ^ Crowther, Mark (2003-01-13). "TWIC: 78th Hastings Congress". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Pein, Malcolm (2003-01-09). "Gormally's glory". The Telegraph. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (18 September 2006). "TWIC 619: European Union Individual Championships". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Crowther, Mark (6 November 2006). "TWIC 626: British Rapidplay". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  5. ^ Crowther, Mark (7 August 2015). "102nd British Chess Championship 2015". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  6. ^ Daniel Gormally team chess record at Olimpbase.org

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