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Chessopedia


  • Phillips, Harold

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    Harold Meyer Phillips (1874-1967) was a lawyer and President of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1950-54, President of the Manhattan Chess Club, former New York State Champion and Manhattan Chess Club Champion (1902).  He was the or... Read More »

  • Weinberger, Tibor

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    FIDE Master and USCF Senior Master. He was a Hungarian master who played in five Hungarian championships from 1952 through 1956. He came to the United States in 1957. In 1957, he won the Minneapolis Open and the New Jersey Open. In 1958, he ... Read More »

  • Karch, Robert

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    Robert Alfred Karch (1930-2010) was born on March 24, 1930.  He was active in organized chess for over 60 years.   Robert played chess for the Lincoln High School team in Tacoma Washington in the 1940s.  He enlisted in the United States Army ... Read More »

  • Ervin, Roy

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    Roy Carl Ervin was born in Los Angeles on January 4, 1951 and grew up in Santa Monica.  In 1969, he took 2nd in the Ventura Marina Chess Festival, won by Ray Martin, and ahead of Norman Whitaker.  In 1969, at the American Open in Santa Monica, E... Read More »

  • Baginskaite, Camilla

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    Camilla Baginskaite was born in Vilnus, Lithuania on April 24, 1967.  At age 15, she became the youngest female master in Lithuania.  In 1986, she took 3rd place in the World Championship for Girls under 20.  In 1988, she won the World Champion... Read More »