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Anyone who has attended a U.S. Open since 1974 has seen a couple—always together—walking from meeting to meeting in matching tee shirts that… Read More »
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US Chess has received word that Myron Lieberman died on Christmas Eve. Myron was a former Policy Board member (now called Executive Board) and… Read More »
IA/NTD Wayne Clark
Wayne Clark selflessly taught the art of tournament direction, helping organize the largest events around the Midwest and the nation for 20 years.… Read More »
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Grandmaster Evgeny Sveshnikov died on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.   Image… Read More »
Carol Jarecki, 2019 (Lennart Ootes)
Rare are those people whose lives have been of such richness and merit that they earn a New York Times obituary the day after their death. … Read More »
Ken Ballou
US Chess has learned that IA Ken Ballou has died. Ballou, a life member of US Chess, directed 291 tournaments according to his records,… Read More »
Harold Winston
US Chess has learned that Harold J. Winston, a giant in the history of the governance of the US Chess Federation, has died. … Read More »
Lubomir Kavalek 1943-2021
The three-time US Chess Champion and Hall of Fame coach and author passed away January 18. Read More »
Don Schultz, a former US Chess President (1996-1999) and member of the FIDE Executive Board (1982-1990), died Monday, April 20, in New Jersey. He was… Read More »
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