Yasser Seirawan

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Birthday
24, 1960
Birthplace
Syria
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Syria

About

A Syrian-born American chess player who won the US Championship in 1981, 1986, 1989, and 2000.

Before Fame

He burst onto the scene when he won the World Junior Chess Championship in 1979.

Trivia

He was the chief editor of the Inside Chess magazine for twelve years.

Family Life

His family moved from Syria to England and then to the United States when he was a child.

Associated With

He was a World Junior Chess Champion in 1979, 24 years after Boris Spassky took home the title in 1955.