Donors

We would like to thank our supporters. It is through generous contributions like yours that we can continue to promote chess as a means of intellectual development.

If you would like to continue to help, please consider making another donation. We appreciate your continued support.

Donations can be mailed to: The U.S. Chess Trust, P.O. Box 838, Wallkill, NY 12589. If paying by check, please make your check payable to the The U.S. Chess Trust.  Additionally, you can make an online donation through our website – it’s fast, easy and secure!

If you have any questions regarding your donation, please email us at info@uschesstrust.org.

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Friends of Chess (FOC) Donors – $5,000 or more

2015-2016

Dewain Barber
Jon Crumblier
Claire Dondis
James Eade
Nearing Trust
Rex and Jeanne Sinquefield

2015-2016

Shane Samole
Paul Decamp
Victor W. Laurie
Estate of Michael J. Hill
Kenneth Rogoff
Norman Saba
Douglas S. Young
Sunil Weeramantry: National Schoolastic Chess Foundation

HERITAGE DONORS ($500 or more)

2015-2016

Beatriz Marinello
Arthur Barlas
Michael Meng
Jeffrey S. Davidson
Norman Forsythe
David and Maureen Grimaud
Eric Lester
Andrew Marshall
Ralph Schnizel

Associates ($50 or more)

2015-2016

Frederick Maloof
Anthony Francis
David Woodland
William Reuter
William Clark
Dave Genens
Lars-Enk Aberg
Rick & Kathleen Armagost
Glen J. Arnold
Thomas Bagby
Victor M. Bearg
Kenneth Bearman
Thomas H. Bennin
Matthew Beugtson
Leo W. Bonnell
Laurence T. Bonsack
Edmund L. Breider
John Brendel
Jean Dean Brown
J. Franklin Campbell
Richard Cheshire
James Cheesing
Alex Christie
Dr. Daniel I.A. Cohen
Richard Collins
Kenneth Collins
John Crawford III
Michael Cummins
Lelia D’Aquin
Charles Davenport
Martin Dean
Gerard & Rita Deene
Mike Donnelly
Edward Dowdy
William Easton
Roy Eikerenkoetter
Charles Ensey
Donald & Jane Farrelly
Dorothy Feeney
Richard Feren
Daniel R. Fishbein
Frank M. Floyd
Fun Hung Fong
Anthony Francis
Ernest L. Gandy
Morrie & Katharine Gasser
Dave Genens
Joseph Gerber
Wilson K. Gibbins
Augustine F. Gonsalves
Roger Gotschall
Robert D. Gow
James Gray
Matthew M. Grinberg
Newman Guttman
Calvin Halsey
Frank & Joyce Harvey
Lewis Henry
L. George Hermes
Alan Hodge
Alan Hodge
Janet Jones
Fred Judson
Frances Katcher
Scott Kenyon
David Kerkhove
K.N. King
Peter Knopf
Joshua Kuperman
Frank J. & Carolyn J. Lawrence
Andrew J. Lazarus
Arthur Lewis
Sharon Liebhaber
Arthur J. Mack
Frederick Maloof
William McClain
Kent G. McGillicuddy
Rudge S. McKenney
Robert Messenger
Dr. Rebecca H. Meyer
Arthur Mulholland
Robert Miller
Michael Miller
Zevi Miller
Ben Nethercot
Tony Newhall
Robert Nichols
Peter Nixon
Robert P. Odenweller
Lee Osborne
Eugene Papowitz
Matthew Pinkus
Mark Pinto
Robert J. Pociask
Susan & Baron Powell
Allen Priest
Howard Prince
William Radcliffe
John E. Reed
Douglas Reed
Donald P. Reithel
William Reuter
Thomas Richardson
Jacques J. Robichaud
Elain & Tobias Robison
Michael Rose
Ray Schneider
Richard E. Schropshire
Walter Scott
Garrett Scott
David W. Shane
Thomas Simpson
James Sinden
Joseph S. Slawinski
James Stallings
Peter John Stasz
Michael Stein
Denis Strenzwilk
William O. Taylor Jr.
Dan Terrible
Henry Terriee III
David A. Thompson
Bruce Tobis
Paul Tomaino
Imre Toth
Jill and Todd Tsakiris
Charles Unruh
Stephen Van Voorhis
Eric Vigil
Richard G. Vincent
Gary Walters
Charles Warner III
Herb Weiner
Robert W. Werdann
James Wheeler
Richard H. Willson
David Woodland
Rudolf Yates
Edmund L. Yee

CONTRIBUTORS ($25 or more)

2015-2016

Raymond Erickson
David Braunstein
Peter Thau
Richard Baldock
Bruce Brandt
R. Christian Call
Lisa Edmondson
Laslo Ficsor
Gregory Goellner
Lamar Gowland
Martin Harrow
William E. Hojinacki
Eric Kativa
John Kolts
Peter P. Lahde
Robert T. Lardon
Richard Laura
Lisa Ann Levenson
Kerry Lindenbaum
James Lorentz
Robert F. Moore
Richard Morask
Thomas D. Murphy
Michael Neel
Richard Neuenschwander
Garth Palmer
Bennett Quillen
William Reuter
Robert & Regina Salpeter
Ansel J. Schiffer
Irving Schoenacker
Rosa & Howard Sirota
William Smith
Thomas L. Spinar
John L. Stiff
Kenneth Tischler
A. Newell Wagner
Ira D. Wilkow
Jeffrey A. Yoder

Donations To The Chess Trust Through The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

Devara Achuko
Arants Algieros
Chris Almeria
Jo Lynn Anderson
Prasad Angara
Lonny Arvidson
Corey Aurand
Vincent Avila
Mia Baker
Sekou Baraka
Joseph Befus
Darwin Beuning
Mohammand Bilal
Willie Billingslea
Steven Black
Peter Borsay
Timothy Bowne
Gerald Bramstedt
Herman Breckenridge
Larry Brown
Gary Brush
Kevin Buck
Alan Buring
Richard Burman
Alex Cannon
Maria Carrillo
Gerald Casteel
Carmen Chairez
Daniel Cicero
Joseph Cox
Charles Davenport
Luther Davis, Jr.
Steven Deola
James Dipaolo
John Dixon
Joseph Dixon
Elizabeth Dombroski
Samuel Echaure
Kenneth Edwards
Rolando Espinosa
Tim Eum
Robert Ewer II
Jesse Feldberg
R.J. Garber
Ernest Garcia
Edward Gonsalves
Eric Graham
Joan Grunberg
Edward Guevara
Paul Guevin
Kevin Gutierrez
Robert Higgins
Nathan Hitchings
Ronnie Hites
Delisle Holder
David Horrigan
Roger Huba
James Huddleston
Timothy Jong
Donald Joseph
Guy Kirton, Jr.
Scott Kitchen
Jeffery Kloss
John Kluge
Joseph Kluthe
Lawanna Koch
Adam Lager
Gary Lambert
Douglas Leech
Kevin Leonard
Jerome Lindsay
Booker Little
Seth Loht
Michael Lord
Sonny Lorrius
Joseph Maddox
Scott Maid
Steven Mattera
Bill McClellan
Riley McLehan, Jr.
Norman Meyer, Jr.
William Murphy
Matthew Nemmers
Ernest Nix
Eric Oh
Robert Pflieger
Blake Randall
John Reisner
Raymond Rosenberg
Paul Ruiz
Blanca Sanchez
James Sayer
Nolan Schramm
Branaan Schulze
David Selinger
Brandon Sespene
Andre Shelton
Sherman Siegal
Jon Sjogren
Jason Skwara
John Strohecker
Eddie Thomas
Rossi Thomas
James Thomas, Jr.
Leonard Timko
Jason Timmer
Jeffrey Tongue
Paul Turner
Allan Vandenburg
Micael Ward
Rickey Weathers
Keith Webber
Sean Welker
Gerald Wheeler
Bruce Whitver
Timothy Wightman
Tad Withers
David Young

Our sincere appreciation to our long-time Chess Trust supporters, and legacy donors!

January – April 2011

Estate of George Whaley

Legacy Donors (June 2006 through Dec. 2010)

Stan Weglarski
Dr. Whatley
Deborah Doll
Nearing

Legacy Donors

GM Arnold Denker
Deborah Doll

Future Legacy Donors

Harold B. Dondis
Barry I. Keith
Wil Wakely

King Supporters ($10,000 or more)

March 2013 – Aug. 2013

Jim Roberts

June 2012

Jim Roberts

May 2012

Jim Roberts

January – December 2011

Booz Allen Hamilton

June – December 2010

Wells Fargo

April/May 2010

Booz/Allen/Hamilton Inc.

February 2008

Frank P. Samford

June 2006 thru November 8, 2007

Frank Berry

Harold Dondis

Mark Fins

Chess Philanthropists ($50,000 or more)

June 2006 thru November 8, 2007

Anonymous (NY)
Harold B. Dondis
Frank P. Samford III

USCF Ad Link

U.S. Chess Federation Patron Program

You can support American chess activities, get a tax deduction and receive recognition around the world in Chess Life magazine!

If you donate $50 or more, your name will be published throughout the year in Chess Life six times per year.

Names of those donating to the USCF Patron Program will also be printed in USCF’s Annual Report, and those donating at least $150 or more will be invited to a special conference with the USCF President and Executive Director during the US Open.

Contribute at least $1500, and your name will also appear monthly in a special Chess Life box on the same page as our Executive Board and Professional Staff.

Names of all patrons will also be listed on the USCF Website for a year, with Gold Patrons ($5,000 or more) and Gold Benefactors ($15,000 or more) honored on the homepage.

All Patron Program donations will be used for USCF projects consistent with the U.S. Chess Trust’s activities: scholastic chess, junior chess, prison chess, and U.S. representation in international events.

Patron Categories

* Contributors ($25 or more)-Website listing and one time listing in Annual Report
* Patrons ($50 or more)-Website listing and one time listing in Annual Report
* Benefactors ($150 or more)*
* Silver Patrons ($500 or more)*
* Silver Benefactors ($1,500 or more)*
* Gold Patrons ($5,000 or more)*
* Gold Benefactors ($15,000 or more)*

Note: Categories noted with an “*” will appear in Chess Life, on USCF’s website, in Annual Report and receive an invitation to a special conference with the USCF President and Executive Director during the US Open.

Mail your contributions to: Managing Director Barbara DeMaro, The U.S. Chess Trust, P.O. Box 838, Wallkill, NY 12589.

To qualify for your tax deduction, please make your check or money order payable to The U.S. Chess Trust, and identify the check as a contribution to the USCF Patron Program.

For your convenience, you can also make your donation to U.S. Chess Trust through our website by clicking on the secure Donate Now button.

Inquiries regarding the US Chess Federation Patron Program can be sent to Barbara DeMaro at bduscf@aol.com OR info@uschesstrust.org

USCF Patron Program Donors

Silver Benefactors ($1,500 or more)

Anonymous (NJ) ,  John Dozier , James Eade , Oklahoma Chess Foundation

Silver Patrons ($500 or more)

Karl Irons , John McCrary , Jon Edward Quinn

Benefactors ($150 or more)

William Bradley , Michael Cherry , Michael Goodall , Paul Hock , Agnes Hunsicker , Craig Jennings , A. Frederick Judson , Frederick Lohr , Arthur Montgomery , D.M. Scott , James Wheeler , Michael Wilson

Patrons ($50 or more)

Andrew Batchelor , Britain Beezley , Robert Burke , Daniel Cohen , Robert Daniti , Albert Epstein , Joseph Farrell , Ursula Foster , Michael Goodall , Leon Haft , Leon Hariton , Tim HJelmeland , Louis Huntington, Jr. , Robert Hux , Herbert Jacklyn , Donald Kaiser , Allen Kaufman , Stephen Kenton , Martin Katahn , Kurt Landsberger , Philip Lehpamer , Robert Lynch , Michel McBride , Paul McGinnis , John Musser , Richard Neapolitan , Michael Neshewat , Susan Noden , Gregory Novak , Samuel Paisley , Steven Palmert , Kalev Pehme , Anthony Podolski , Wayne Praeder , John Reed , William Robinson , Kenneth Rogoff , Carol Ruderman , Randall Ryan , Edward Sampson , Gilbert Saulter , Francis Schott , Mark Smith-Soto , Douglas Southon , Robert Strickler , Dan Terrible , James Theile, Jr. , Imre Toth , Ira Wilkow , Harold Winston , Jean Worley

Contributors ($25 or more)

Cyane Berning , Joseph Caulfield , Franklyn Davenport , Patrick Eberlein , Norman Ficken, Jr. , Leonard Fondiller , Yvonne Friend , Gregory Goellner , David Miller , Pierre Plante , Raymond Raphael , Alonzo Ross , John Schweinsberg , Howard Sirota , Clark Whelton

In Memory of Donations

We would like to thank those who donate in the memory of another, in this small way, the life lost lives on.

Donations In Memory of Alberto Fernandez Vila

  • Victor & Delys Llerandi
  • Edward Fernandez
  • Frank Santoyo
  • Javier and Gisel Cruz
  • Scott and Pam Lehman
  • Lina Boch
  • Dolores Llerandi
  • Dana R. Cao

Donations In Memory of Paul Adams

  • Paul Berg

Donations In Memory of Mike Morris

  • Eli Morris

Donations In Memory of Matthew Mendelson, our lifelong friend who found great joy and peace in playing chess.

  • Kris and David Woll
  • Debbie Woll and Gary Brown
  • Susan Woll

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