GM Walter Browne / Birthday & U.S. Championship Win

by National Life Master Loal Davis   GM Walter Browne   Walter Shawn Browne (10 January 1949 – 24 June 2015) was an Australian-born American chess player. He was awarded the Grandmaster title by FIDE in 1970. He won the U.S. Chess Championship six times. His victories were at Chicago 1974, Oberlin 1975,  Mentor 1977, Greenville 1980, South Bend 1981, and 1983.  His six titles have been exceeded… Continue reading

A Profoundly Prepared Petroff

by National Life Master Loal Davis   Alexander Petrov (or Petroff)     Walter Browne Arthur Bisguier   Bisguier won the 1954 United States Chess Championship title.  Browne won the U.S. Chess Championship six times – 1974 1975 1977 1980 1981 1983.  The following game featured a nice piece of… Continue reading