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Checkmate! How a married Norwich couple met over the chessboard

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Two Norwich chess players have found their checkmates having met through their shared passion for the game.

It all started when Heather Walker invited World Chess Federation 'master' Martin to visit her Aylsham chess club to give an expert lesson in April.

This led to several emails being exchanged during lockdown between the couple, who now live happily together in Sprowston Road.

Heather and Martin Walker recently got married after meeting over the chessboard. - Credit: Danielle Booden

Mrs Walker said: "The emails became longer and longer, and more and more frequent. The lockdowns meant we did not meet in person.

"In April........

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