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George Steven Botterill (born 8 January 1949) is a British chess player and writer.

Botterill was born in Bradford and learned chess at the age of seven.From 1969 to 1972 he played for Oxford University, and became one of Britain's leading young players.In 1971 he won the Slater Young Masters tournament at Hastings, and at Hastings 1971/2 he was the top scorer among the British players with 6.0/15.Botterill won the 1974 British Championship at Clacton, winning the playoff at Llanelli, Wales by a half point over William Hartston after a seven-way tie for first.In 1977 Botterill won his second British Championship, this time outright.

Botterill won the Welsh Championship in 1973 (jointly).In 1974 he became a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Wales at Aberystwyth, and began to play for the Welsh international team.In the Preliminary Group of the European Championship he scored 1— against Dutch top board GM Jan Timman and 1—1 against English top board Hartston.Botterill played first board for Wales at the 1976 Olympiad and previously represented England at the World Student Team Championship and European Team Championship of 1973.

Botterill is best known as a chess writer, in particular for his chess opening collaborations with Raymond Keene: The Modern Defence (London 1973) and The Pirc Defence (London 1974). He now lectures as a Professor in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield.

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Total Books: 4
The Modern Defence
2003 - The Modern Defence [Hardinge Simpole Chess Classics] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781843821168
ISBN-10: 1843821168
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The Philosophy of Psychology
1999 - The Philosophy of Psychology (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521551113
ISBN-10: 0521551110
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
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The Philosophy of Psychology
1999 - The Philosophy of Psychology (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780521559157
ISBN-10: 0521559154
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
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Open Gambits
Open Gambits [Macmillan Library of Chess] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780020282709
ISBN-10: 0020282702
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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