Born May 15, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, George Mortimer Kramer began playing chess and competing at a young age. By 1945, he had won the New York… Read More »
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US Chess is saddened to learn of the sudden passing of IA Andre Harding at the age of 40.   Image… Read More »
Few individuals have had as great an influence on American chess as IM Jeremy Silman, who died on September 21 in Los Angeles, California. The cause… Read More »
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Update 10/10/2023: The family of Alex Dunne respectfully asks for your financial help in the wake of his untimely death this past January. Alex did… Read More »
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US Chess has learned that Jorge Fernandez Vega has died at the age of 87. He was the FIDE President of Confederation of Chess for Americas (CCA), and… Read More »
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Image FM Alex Dunne in an archival photo… Read More »
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Image courtesy Tony Corizas Jr. FM… Read More »
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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 »
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