American chess player best known for appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated even though she never achieved the title of Chess Master.
She attended Temple University and began competing at local coffee shops.
She won the women's championship of Philadelphia in 1958 and the U.S. Women's Chess Championship in 1959 at the age of 21, just two years after she began playing the game.
She and her husband ran a gift shop in New York.
She was thought of as the female contemporary of Donald Byrne during her prime.