Weaver Adams

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Birthday
28, 1901
Birthplace
Dedham, MA
Death Date
Jan 6, 1963 (61)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1901
Birthplace
Dedham, MA
Death Date
Jan 6, 1963 (61)

About

American chess master and author who is best known for being a strong theoretician.

Before Fame

He was a relative late bloomer, having most of his chess success in his thirties and forties.

Trivia

He was the U.S. Chess Open Champion in 1948 and creator of the Adams Attack.

Family Life

His parents were Frank and Ethel Adams and he was a homosexual, a matter he discussed in his autobiographical article reprinted in Chess Pride.

Associated With

His famous Adams Attack was utilized often by the famed Bobby Fischer.