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F. Woodrow "Woody" Harris, who was US Chess Secretary from 1984-1987, has died at age 65 in Emporia, Virginia. His death was reported in… Read More »
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Garrett Scott (1944-2022) Former Policy Board (now called Executive Board) member Garrett Scott has died at the age of 78. Garrett was a… Read More »
Alice and Arthur Feuerstein
Editor’s note: US Chess was saddened to learn of the death of Arthur Feuerstein at the age of 86. We could think of nothing better to honor this… Read More »
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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 »
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