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World’s First Women’s Chess Champion Vera Menchik
09 Sep
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2011 World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee: World’s First Women’s Chess Champion Vera Menchik

New! 2011 World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee (1906-1944) World – Inducted 2011 The world’s first women’s chess champion, Vera Menchik was born in Russia in 1906, learned chess at age 9, and moved to England as a teenager in ...

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GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis
09 Sep
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2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductees: GM Boris Gulko and GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis

New! 2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductees (1947-Present) United States – Inducted 2011 Though a skilled chess player, Andy Soltis made his true mark on the chess world as an author. Born in Hazleton, Penn., he became an international ...

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