Charles Kalme

Charles Kalme

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Ivars Kalme (November 15, 1939 - March 20, 2002) was an American International Master of chess recognized by FIDE, the World Chess Federation, and a mathematician. Kalme was born in Riga, Latvia on November 15, 1939. At the conclusion of World War II, Kalme and what was left of his family fled Latvia, lived for years in a Displaced persons camp in Germany and finally arrived in Philadelphia in the United States in 1951. Kalme won the U.S. Junior Chess Championship, held in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1955 with a 9-1 score. In 1960, he played on the U.S. Team in the World Student Team Championship in Leningrad, USSR. The U.S. team won the World Championship, the only time the U.S. has ever won that event.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135797565
  • 9786135797565