Joshua Waitzkin

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Birthday
4, 1976
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
4, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
New York

About

Former chess prodigy who is considered to be one of the most accomplished and dominant youth chess champions of all time.

Before Fame

He came to the game of chess while wandering in a park as a six year old.

Trivia

The movie Searching For Bobby Fischer is based on his youth.

Family Life

He married his wife Desiree, a former contestant on The Amazing Race, in 2010.

Associated With

He competed with World Champion Garry Kasparov when he was 11 years old.