Arthur Bisguier, American chess grandmaster and writer, Died at 87

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Arthur Bernard Bisguier was born on October 8, 1929, and died on April 5, 2017.

He was an American chess Grandmaster, chess promoter, and writer.

He has won two U.S. Junior Championships (1948, 1949), three U.S. Open Chess Championship titles (1950, 1956, 1959), and the 1954 United States Chess Championship title.

Bisguier played for the United States in five chess Olympiads. He also played in two Interzonal tournaments (1955, 1962).

The United States Chess Federation (USCF) proclaimed him “Dean of American Chess”, on March 18, 2005.

Arthur Bisguier passed away at 87 years old.