Johann (Hans) Joseph Kmoch (1894-1973) was a chess author and International Master (1950) and International Arbiter (1951). He was the referee in the Alekhine-Euwe World Championship match in 1935. Euwe chose him as his second in the 1937 rematch. He authored Pawn Power in Chess and about a dozen other chess books. He was the one that coined the D. Byrne-Fischer game in 1956 “the game of the century.” He was a Latin scholar and editor of a literary magazine. He served as the Secretary and manager of the Manhattan Chess Club. He died at the age of 76.