Bernard Freedman


Year Book 1946-47: Chess Federation of Canada

2000 Canadian Chess Hall of Fame

1977 Received Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal for contributions in the field of chess

1959 Canadian contributor to Dictionary of Modern Chess

1957 Organized 4th World Junior Championship in Toronto

1955 First Chair (concept stage), Chess Foundation of Canada

President, Chess Federation of Canada (1949-1951, 1955)

1947-57 FIDE Vice-President

Sponsored D. Abraham Yanofsky, Frank Anderson and other young players

1932-1957 FIDE Representative

1932 Played Canadian Championship

1932 Principal organizer of the Canadian Chess Federation

Diamond merchant

Born Antwerp, Belgium; lived in Canada 1911-14, returned 1929

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