Joel Benjamin

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Birthday
11, 1964
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
New York

About

American chess Grandmaster who was the U.S. Grandmaster of the Year in 1998.

Before Fame

He won the National Elementary chess title in 1976, the National Junior High crown in 1978, and the National High School title twice in 1980 and 1981.

Trivia

He is a graduate of Yale University and he is a regular commentator on the Internet Chess Club, usually presenting its Game of the Week webcast.

Family Life

His children are Aiden and Aimee.

Associated With

He became the youngest ever chess master at the age of 13, breaking Bobby Fischer's record.