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Mark Hebden

Mark Hebden at the 2007 British Rapidplay Championship
Full name Mark L Hebden
Country England
Born 15 February 1958
Leicester, England
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2567 (October 2001)

Mark Hebden (born 15 February 1958) is an English chess player who holds the title Grandmaster.

Hebden was British Rapidplay Chess Champion in 1990, 1994, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2015 .

He played for England in the European Team Chess Championships of 1983, 1989 and 2007.

He was equal first in four editions of the very strong Cappelle-la-Grande Open: 1989, 1990, 1995 and 1997.

In 2001 he tied for 1st-4th with Yannick Pelletier, Tamaz Gelashvili and Vladimir Tukmakov in the 9th Neuchâtel Open and in 2009/10 tied for 1st-4th with Andrei Istrăţescu, Romain Edouard and David Howell in the Hastings International Chess Congress.

Hebden is a regular participant at the 4NCL, Britain's premier chess league and in 2013, won the 4NCL Individual Championship, held at Daventry. He also plays in the Leicestershire Amateur League for the chess club Braunstone and on Internet Chess Club ICC as 'mhebden'. ICC is a commercial site where many titled players gather.