Age 70 USCF rating was1508 but no longer active as a tournament player in USCF tournaments. Played music in 2 U.S. Navy bands. Married with one daughter and four adorable cats. Retired musician, ham radio operator with telegraphy my favorite mode and a lover of books on history, ufology, biographies, music, geopolitics and chess. Also collect Russian classical music and jazz plus some Texas Swing among other genres as well.