Jana Bellin

Location: Sandwell
Mastered: Chess Champion

Eight times British Women’s Chess Champion Jana has made 15 appearances in the Women’s Chess Olympiads, earning three silver medals and was awarded the Woman Grandmaster (WGM) title in 1982.

She has fifteen appearances in the Women's Chess Olympiads, representing Czechoslovakia in 1966 and 1969 and England thirteen times from 1972 through 2006, seven times on first board. At the Olympiad she earned individual silver medals in 1966 and 1976, a team bronze medal in 1968 with the Czechoslovakian team, and a team silver in 1976 with England.

Jana is a medical doctor specialising in anaesthetics, and works in intensive care at Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich.

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