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Alexander Ivanov (born May 1, 1956) is a Soviet-born American chess grandmaster.
Alexander Shabalov (Александр Анатольевич Шабалов, Aleksandr Anatolyevich Shabalov; Aleksandrs Šabalovs; born September 12, 1967) is an American chess grandmaster and a four-time winner of the United States Chess Championship (1993, 2000, 2003, 2007).
Boris Franzevich Gulko (p; born February 9, 1947) is a Soviet-American International Grandmaster in chess.
Camilla Baginskaite (Kamilė Baginskaitė; born 24 April 1967 in Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR) is an American-Lithuanian chess Woman Grandmaster (WGM) and chess teacher.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.
Gambit Publications is a major publisher of chess books.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Gregory Serper (Григорий Юрьевич Серпер) (born September 14, 1969) is a Grandmaster of chess.
The Internet Chess Club (ICC) is a commercial Internet chess server devoted to the play and discussion of chess and chess variants.
Joel Benjamin (born March 11, 1964) is an American chess grandmaster.
The Leningrad City Chess Championship is a chess tournament held officially in the city of Leningrad, Russia starting from 1920.
Nicholas Ernest de Firmian (born July 26, 1957 in Fresno, California), is a chess grandmaster and three-time U.S. chess champion, winning in 1987 (with Joel Benjamin), 1995, and 1998.
The Pan American Chess Championship, also American continental Championship is an individual chess tournament organized since 1945.
Patrick Gideon Wolff (born February 15, 1968) is an American chess Grandmaster.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR or RSFSR; Ru-Российская Советская Федеративная Социалистическая Республика.ogg), also unofficially known as the Russian Federation, Soviet Russia,Declaration of Rights of the laboring and exploited people, article I or Russia (rɐˈsʲijə; from the Ρωσία Rōsía — Rus'), was an independent state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest, most populous, and most economically developed union republic of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991 and then a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with priority of Russian laws over Union-level legislation in 1990 and 1991.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The U.S. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the national chess champion of the United States.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) is a nonprofit, collecting institution situated in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
The World Open chess tournament is an annual open chess tournament played in most editions in Philadelphia and some editions in New York City.
Yerevan (Երևան, sometimes spelled Erevan) is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.
The 32nd Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE and comprising an open and a women's tournament, took place between September 15 and October 2, 1996, in Yerevan, Armenia.