It is with sadness that the CCA wishes to announce the sudden death of yet another of our staunchest and longest serving members. Keith Smith of Hartlepool chess club passed away today after suffering from a short illness. Little is known of the circumstances of Keith’s death at this time, except to say that he passed away whilst in hospital. Once again our condolences and deepest sympathies to Keith’s family and friends. Funeral arrangements will be posted here as soon as they are known.