In Remembrance: Robert Byrne ’52 Died on April 12 2013

Robert Byrne, an international grandmaster and United States chess champion, died April 12, 2013, at his home in Ossining, New York. He was 84. As the chess columnist for the New York Times, Byrne analyzed matches from 1972 through 2006, the eras of Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov.

A full story appeared in the New York Times on April 15, 2013.

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