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  • Abhyankar-Gokhale, Anupama

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    Anupama Abhyankar-Gokhale, born on May 17, 1969, is a chess master from India.  She was awarded the Women’s International Master title in 1985.  She married chess master Raghunandan Gokhale, chairman of the Mumbai Chess Association and Anupama... Read More »

  • Abonyi, Istvan

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    Istvan Abonyi (1886-1942) was a Hungarian master.  He was born and died in Budapest.  In 1912, he played the Abonyi Gambit (1.Nf3 d5 2.e4) for the first time. In 1916, he played the Budapest Gambit (1.a3 Nf6 2.b3 e5) against  the Dutch surge... Read More »

  • Abrahams, Gerald

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    Gerald Abrahams (1907-1980) was British lawyer (barrister), chess master and chess author.   His eight chess books include Teach Yourself Chess (1948), The Chess Mind (1952), Handbook of Chess (1960), Technique in Chess (1961), Test Your Chess... Read More »

  • Abrahamyan, Tatev

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    Tatev Abrahamyan is a Woman’s International Master (WIM) who was born in Yerevan, Armenia on January 13, 1988.  In 2005, she tied for 1st in the U.S. Women’s Chess Championship, but lost the play-off match to Rusudan Goletiani. In... Read More »

  • Abramavicius, Leonardas (Leonhard)

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    Leonhard Abramavisius (1900?-1960) was a Lithuanian chess master.  In 1930, he played on the 4th board for Lithuania at the 3rd Chess Olympiad in Hamburg.  In 1931, he played 4th board at the 4th Chess Olympiad in Prague.  In 1933, ... Read More »

  • Abramov, Lev

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    Lev Abramov, born in 1911, is a Russian chess master.  He was awarded the International Arbiter title in 1957.   He was awarded the title of International Master of Correspondence Chess in 1979.  In 1971, he wrote Move by Move.... Read More »

  • Abramovic, Bosko

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    Bosko Abramovic was born on Feb 14, 1951. He was awarded the International Master title in 1980 and the Grandmaster title in 1984.  He won at Belgrade in 1984 and was second at Montpellier in 1986.  He took 16th-20th in the 1993 Biel FIDE Int... Read More »

  • Abreu Delgado, Aryam

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    Aryam Abreu-Delgado was born on July 9, 1978 in Cuba.  He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 2008.  His best Elo rating was 2502 in 2008.  In 2007, he took 4th place in the Cuban Championship.  He took 1st place at the Capablanca Memorial Op... Read More »

  • Acers, Jude Frazer

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    Jude Acers was born in Long Beach on April 6, 1944.  He is a U.S. senior chess master living in New Orleans who has set several world record simultaneous exhibition records.  He learned to play chess at age 7 and was a master at age 17.&... Read More »

  • Acevedo-Millan, Armando

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    Armando Acevedo-Millan, born July 4, 1937, is a FIDE master and former champion of Mexico.  In 2001, when Nigel Short thought he was playing Bobby Fischer on the Internet, he asked his opponent when he played Acevedo.  The response ... Read More »