Daniel Yanofsky

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Birthday
25, 1925
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Mar 5, 2000 (74)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1925
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Mar 5, 2000 (74)

About

Polish-born chess master who became Canada's first Grandmaster in 1964,

Before Fame

He moved from Poland to Canada when he was only eight moths old and he played in his first Canadian Chess Championship when he was 12 years old.

Trivia

He was an eight-time Canadian Chess Champion, winning his first one in 1941 at the age of 16. He also won the British Championship in 1953.

Family Life

His family immigrated to Canada when he was an infant.

Associated With

He has competed against American chess master Arnold Denker.