About Eliot Hearst and John Knott

A United States Olympic Chess Team captain in 1962, Eliot Hearst (1932-2018) was a U.S. Life Senior Master. A former columnist for Chess Life, he wrote extensively about the psychology of sports and games, computer chess, learning, memory and conflict. Hearst was a distinguished professor emeritus at Indiana University. For the last two decades of his life, he was also an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. He passed away in Tucson in January 2018. Read two obituaries of Eliot Hearst here.

John Knott recently retired as a consultant at the London head office of an international law firm, where he specialized in negotiating claims arising from collisions between ships, and in combating piracy at sea. He is a co-author of a textbook on foreign currency claims, has contributed to several other law books, and has authored numerous articles on damages and on maritime piracy.

You can reach John Knott by using the form on the Contact page.


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