Chess arbiters

2017-07-29T22:47:13+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Albéric O'Kelly de Galway, Nana Alexandria, Lothar Schmid, Efstratios Grivas, Ludwig Rellstab (chess player), Robert Wade (chess player), Ron Henley (chess player), Gideon Ståhlberg, Milan Vidmar, Salo Flohr, Elisabeta Polihroniade, Tibor Károlyi (chess player), Čeněk Kottnauer, Lajos Asztalos, Harry Golombek, Borislav Ivkov, George Koltanowski, Gyula Sax, Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet, Lodewijk Prins, Karel Opočenský, Viacheslav Ragozin, Vasja Pirc, Yuri Averbakh, Jaroslav Šajtar, Pavel Kotsur, Zoltán Ribli, Vladimir Vuković, Boris de Greiff, Nikolai Krogius, Svetozar Gligorić, Herman Claudius van Riemsdijk, Alexander Moroz (chess player), Igor Bondarevsky, Isaac Kashdan, Olga Ignatieva, István Csom, Nonna Karakashyan, Mikhail Gurevich (chess player), Daniel Yanofsky, Hans Kmoch, Kevin O'Connell (chess player), Victor Soultanbeieff, Simon Ong, Frank Brady (writer), Bill Goichberg, Eric Schiller, Ning Chunhong, Faiq Hasanov, Stewart Reuben, Baruch Harold Wood, Yochanan Afek, Chen De, Manuel Golmayo Torriente, Hans Olav Lahlum, Dimitrije Bjelica, Carol Jarecki, Batchimeg Tuvshintugs flashcards Chess arbiters
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  • Albéric O'Kelly de Galway
    Albéric Joseph Rodolphe Marie Robert Ghislain O'Kelly de Galway (17 May 1911, Anderlecht – 3 October 1980, Brussels) was a Belgian chess Grandmaster (1956), and an International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster (1962), the third ICCF World Champion in correspondence chess (1959–1962).
  • Nana Alexandria
    Nana Alexandria (Georgian: ნანა გიორგის ასული ალექსანდრია, Nana Giorgis asuli Aleksandria; born 13 October 1949) is a Georgian chess Woman Grandmaster (1976) and International Arbiter (1995).
  • Lothar Schmid
    Lothar Maximilian Lorenz Schmid (10 May 1928 – 18 May 2013) was a German chess grandmaster.
  • Efstratios Grivas
    Efstratios Grivas (born March 30, 1966) is a Greek chess Grandmaster.
  • Ludwig Rellstab (chess player)
    Ludwig Rellstab (23 November 1904, Schöneberg, Berlin – 14 February 1983, Wedel) was a German chess player who won the German Chess Championship in 1942 and was awarded the International Master title in 1950.
  • Robert Wade (chess player)
    Robert Graham Wade OBE (10 April 1921 Dunedin, New Zealand – 29 November 2008, London), was a New Zealand and British chess player, writer, arbiter, coach, and promoter.
  • Ron Henley (chess player)
    Ronald Watson "Ron" Henley (born December 5, 1956 in Houston, Texas) is an American chess grandmaster, writer, narrator and producer of chess videos, as well as financial funding trader.
  • Gideon Ståhlberg
    Anders Gideon Tom Ståhlberg (or Stahlberg) (26 January 1908, Surte near Gothenburg – 26 May 1967, Leningrad) was a Swedish chess grandmaster.
  • Milan Vidmar
    Milan Vidmar (22 June 1885 – 9 October 1962) was a Slovene electrical engineer, chess player, chess theorist, philosopher, and writer.
  • Salo Flohr
    Salomon Mikhailovich Flohr (November 21, 1908 – July 18, 1983) was a leading Czech chess grandmaster of the mid-20th century, who became a national hero in Czechoslovakia during the 1930s.
  • Elisabeta Polihroniade
    Elisabeta Polihroniade (Romanian pronunciation: [elisaˈbeta polihroniˈade]; née Ionescu; 24 April 1935 – 23 January 2016) was a Romanian chess player holding the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM), and an International Arbiter (1986).
  • Tibor Károlyi (chess player)
    Tibor Károlyi (born 15 November 1961) is a Hungarian chess International Master, International Arbiter (1997), coach, theoretician, and author.
  • Čeněk Kottnauer
    Čeněk Kottnauer (24 February 1910, Prague – 14 February 1996, London) was a Czech British chess master.
  • Lajos Asztalos
    Lajos Asztalos (Ljudevit Astaloš) (29 July 1889, Pécs – 1 November 1956, Budapest) was a Hungarian chess International Master, professor, and languages teacher.
  • Harry Golombek
    Harry Golombek OBE (1 March 1911 – 7 January 1995), was a British chess International Master and honorary grandmaster, chess arbiter, chess author, and wartime codebreaker.
  • Borislav Ivkov
    Borislav Ivkov (born November 12, 1933 in Belgrade) is a Serbian chess Grandmaster.
  • George Koltanowski
    George Koltanowski (also "Georges"; 17 September 1903 – 5 February 2000) was a Belgian-born American chess player, promoter, and writer.
  • Gyula Sax
    Gyula Sax (18 June 1951 – 25 January 2014) was a Hungarian chess grandmaster and International Arbiter (1995).
  • Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet
    Sir George Alan Thomas, 7th Baronet (14 June 1881 – 23 July 1972) was a British badminton, tennis and chess player.
  • Lodewijk Prins
    Lodewijk Prins (27 January 1913, Amsterdam – 11 November 1999) was a Dutch chess player and referee of chess competitions.
  • Karel Opočenský
    Karel Opočenský (7 February 1892, Most, Bohemia – 16 November 1975, Prague) was a Czech chess master.
  • Viacheslav Ragozin
    Viacheslav Vasilyevich Ragozin (Russian: Вячеслав Васильевич Рагозин, 8 October 1908 – 11 March 1962) was a Soviet chess Grandmaster, an International Arbiter of chess, and a World Correspondence Chess Champion.
  • Vasja Pirc
    Vasja Pirc (/ˈʋâːsja ˈpîːrt͡s/) (December 19, 1907 – June 2, 1980) was a leading Yugoslav (Slovenian) chess player.
  • Yuri Averbakh
    Yuri Lvovich Averbakh (Russian: Ю́рий Льво́вич Аверба́х; born February 8, 1922) is a Soviet and Russian chess player and author.
  • Jaroslav Šajtar
    Jaroslav Šajtar (December 3, 1921 – February 4, 2003) was a Czech chess master and an honorary grandmaster, born in Ostrava.
  • Pavel Kotsur
    Pavel Kotsur (born 3 January 1974) is a chess Grandmaster (1996) and FIDE Arbiter (2009) from Kazakhstan.
  • Zoltán Ribli
    Zoltán Ribli (born September 6, 1951 in Mohács) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster and International Arbiter (1995).
  • Vladimir Vuković
    Vladimir Vuković (26 August 1898, Zagreb – 18 November 1975, Zagreb) was a Croatian Jewish chess writer, theoretician, player, arbiter, and journalist.
  • Boris de Greiff
    Boris de Greiff Bernal (13 February 1930 – 31 October 2011) was a Colombian chess master and writer, born in Medellín and son of the Colombian poet León de Greiff.
  • Nikolai Krogius
    Nikolai Vladimirovich Krogius (first name sometimes written Nikolay) (born July 22, 1930 in Saratov) is a Russian Chess Grandmaster, International Arbiter (1985), psychologist, chess coach, chess administrator, and author.
  • Svetozar Gligorić
    Svetozar Gligorić (Serbian: Светозар Глигорић, 2 February 1923 – 14 August 2012) was a Serbian and Yugoslavian chess grandmaster.
  • Herman Claudius van Riemsdijk
    Herman Claudius van Riemsdijk (born August 26, 1948 Tiel, Gelderland, the Netherlands) is a Brazilian chess player.
  • Alexander Moroz (chess player)
    Alexander Moroz (Ukrainian: Олександр Мороз; Russian: Александр Мороз; 18 January 1961, Dnipropetrovsk – 17 January 2009) was a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster (1999).
  • Igor Bondarevsky
    Igor Zakharovich Bondarevsky (Игорь Захарович Бондаревский) (May 12, 1913, Rostov-on-the-Don, Russia – June 14, 1979, Pyatigorsk) was a Soviet Russian chess Grandmaster in both over-the-board and correspondence chess, an International Arbiter, trainer, and chess author.
  • Isaac Kashdan
    Isaac Kashdan (19 November 1905, New York City – 20 February 1985, Los Angeles) was an American chess grandmaster and chess writer.
  • Olga Ignatieva
    Olga Mikhailovna Ignatieva (October 16, 1920, Saint Petersburg Governorate, Russia – 1999) was a Soviet chess player.
  • István Csom
    István Csom (born June 2, 1940, Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary) is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster and International Arbiter.
  • Nonna Karakashyan
    Nonna M. Karakashyan (née Nonna M. Avanesova; Armenian: Նոննա Կարակաշյան; born February 13, 1940) was the first Armenian woman awarded with FIDE title of International Arbiter (1992).
  • Mikhail Gurevich (chess player)
    Mikhail Naumovich Gurevich (born 1959) is a Soviet chess player.
  • Daniel Yanofsky
    Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, OC, QC (March 25, 1925 – March 5, 2000) was Canada's first chess grandmaster, an eight-time Canadian Chess Champion, a chess writer, a chess arbiter, and a lawyer.
  • Hans Kmoch
    Johann "Hans" Joseph Kmoch (July 25, 1894 in Vienna – February 13, 1973 in New York City) was an Austrian-Dutch-American chess International Master (1950), International Arbiter (1951), and a chess journalist and author, for which he is best known.
  • Kevin O'Connell (chess player)
    Kevin John O'Connell (born August 28, 1949 in London, England) is an Irish chess master.
  • Victor Soultanbeieff
    Victor Ivanovich Soultanbéieff (also spelled Sultanbajew, Sultanbaev, Sultanbeev, Sultanbejeff, Sultanbaieff, etc.; 11 November 1895 – 9 February 1972) was a Belgian chess master.
  • Simon Ong
    Simon Ong (born October 3, 1988 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian chess arbiter and organizer.
  • Frank Brady (writer)
    Frank Brady (born March 15, 1934, Brooklyn, New York), is an American writer, editor, biographer and educator.
  • Bill Goichberg
    William "Bill" Goichberg (born November 11, 1942) is a chess master and former president of the United States Chess Federation (USCF).
  • Eric Schiller
    Eric Schiller (born March 20, 1955 in New York City) is an American chess player, trainer, arbiter and one of the most prolific authors of books on chess in the 20th century.
  • Ning Chunhong
    Ning Chunhong (Chinese: 宁春红; born January 21, 1968) is a Chinese chess player holding the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
  • Faiq Hasanov
    Faiq Hasanov (transliterated as Gasanov; Azerbaijani: Faiq Həsənov; born November 15, 1940 in Ganja, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR) is an Azerbaijani chess International Arbiter (1980), coach, television presenter, author and vice-president of Azerbaijan Chess Federation.
  • Stewart Reuben
    Stewart Reuben (born 14 March 1939) is a British chess player, organiser, arbiter and author.
  • Baruch Harold Wood
    Baruch Harold Wood MSc OBE (13 July 1909 – 4 April 1989), generally known as B.
  • Yochanan Afek
    Yochanan Afek (Hebrew: יוחנן אפק‎‎; born 16 April 1952 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli chess player, composer, trainer and arbiter.
  • Chen De
    Chen De (Chinese: 陈德; born 26 November 1949) is a Chinese FIDE master chess player.
  • Manuel Golmayo Torriente
    Manuel Golmayo y de la Torriente (12 June 1883, Havana, Cuba – 7 March 1973, Madrid) was a Cuban-Spanish chess master.
  • Hans Olav Lahlum
    Hans Olav Lahlum (born 12 September 1973) is a Norwegian historian, crime author, chess player and organizer, and politician.
  • Dimitrije Bjelica
    Dimitrije Bjelica (born November 8, 1935 in Vrbica Gornja, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian (formerly Yugoslav) chess FIDE Master who can be found in the Guinness Book of Records for playing a 312-board simul in Subotica in 1997 (score: +219 −1 =92).
  • Carol Jarecki
    Carol Jarecki (born 1935) is an American chess organizer, an International Arbiter, and a chess writer.
  • Batchimeg Tuvshintugs
    Batchimeg Tuvshintugs (born as Tüvshintögsiin Batchimeg, Mongolian: Түвшинтөгсийн Батчимэг; born 3 May 1986 in Mongolia) is an International Master, a chess Woman Grandmaster and FIDE Arbiter.