Lorin D'Costa graduated from University College London in June 2007 with a BA in Dutch and Management Studies.

He has been a very active and successful player for a number of years now both in the UK and on the continent. He plays for Barbican I in Division One of the Four Nations Chess League, Royston CC in Division One of the Hertfordshire Chess League, Hendon CC in Division One of the Middlesex Chess League as well as playing in leagues in France and Holland!

A very notable result of his was when he scored 6Ĺ/10 in the 2008 EU Championship in Liverpool. Lorin has scored two GM results and is one away from achieving the Grandmaster title.

Lorin coaches some of the top schools in the country and some of Englandís very strongest juniors. He also coaches England Internationals at World and European Youth Championships.