A United States Olympic Chess Team captain in 1962, Eliot Hearst is a U.S. Life Senior Master. A former columnist for Chess Life, he has written extensively about the psychology of sports and games, computer chess, learning, memory and conflict. A distinguished professor emeritus at Indiana University, Hearst currently serves as an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Arizona.
John Knott has written numerous legal articles, has a nonfiction book under way, and is a consultant at the London head office of an international law firm.
Each author has had a particular interest in blindfold chess and has studied the subject for more than 30 years.
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