Remembering Tim Crouch, who "greatly supported Dorset events" - "a true legend, always courteous and gentlemanly"

Tim Crouch Dorset Chess supporter
With grateful acknowledgements to Brendan O'Gorman for this photo of Tim, believed to have been taken at the Exeter Congress




Congress , Obituary

10 May: The recent passing of Tim Crouch has been reported – another tragic victim of  Coronavirus. As Martin Simons has commented, “he greatly supported events in Dorset and originally came from this county”.

Tim was also very well known on the chess congresses circuit across the country and was “hugely liked and respected”. His loss to the chess world has been described as “incalculable” and there are many other generous tributes on the English Chess Forum: