Walter Browne

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Birthday
10, 1949
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Jun 24, 2015 (66)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1949
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Jun 24, 2015 (66)

About

Australian born American chess player who won the U.S. Chess Championship six times: in 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1981, and 1983.

Before Fame

He briefly played professionally for Australia before representing the United States.

Trivia

He won the 1991 Canadian Open Chess Championship and he was a successful professional poker player when he wasn't playing chess.

Family Life

He was born in Sydney, Australia but moved to the United States with his family when he was three years old.

Associated With

Only Bobby Fischer earned more U.S. Championships than his six.