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From Chess Master to International Bookseller


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Kenneth Tomkins
Kenneth Tomkins is a chess master who has also written a book about the game.

In 1995, he set up Multilingual Books, a supplier of translation and language products around the world.

On his website, you will find courses for almost any language you can imagine.

He also sells software such as Global Writer, a word-processing program that lets a person type, edit and check the spelling of documents in over 100 languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu.


chess master: a highly skilled chess player.

set up: to create or start a business or venture.

supplier: a person or company that provides goods or services