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Stephen Brandwein
  
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Years covered: 1964


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STEPHEN BRANDWEIN
(born Nov-09-1942, died Dec-12-2015, 73 years old) United States of America

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US National Master.


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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N McKelvie vs S Brandwein 0-134196465th US OpenE78 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack, with Be2 and Nf3
2. D Strenzwilk vs S Brandwein 0-132196465th US OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-20-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Stonehenge: Obituary:

https://new.uschess.org/news/stephe...

Dec-20-15  Caissanist: Another obituary from Jeremy Silman: http://www.chess.com/article/view/a... . The brilliance of this man, both inside and outside of chess, seems to have greatly impressed almost everyone he met.
Dec-22-15  Granny O Doul: It seems the Mechanics Institute club was prescient, holding a memorial tourney months ago: http://www.uschess.org/content/view...
Dec-22-15  Caissanist: According to Granny's link he actually attended his own memorial tournament, although he didn't play. I wonder if he enjoyed the experience.
Jan-06-16  Abdooss: Rest In Peace, Master Steve Brandwein...
Jan-06-16  Abdooss: http://en.chessbase.com/post/us-mas...
Jun-01-17  maelith: It seems in USA chess circuit, many knows him.
Jun-01-17  maelith: https://www.chess.com/article/view/...
Jun-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <Caissanist: According to Granny's link (Brandwein) actually attended his own memorial tournament, although he didn't play. I wonder if he enjoyed the experience.>

Old friend John Fanning once played in a memorial invitational at Boston College which was drolly named after him and came out none the worse for wear.

May-13-19  Boomie: Steve hung out at the Last Exit coffee house (house of Yaz) in Seattle for a year or two. He was an astonishingly fine speed chess player and was the only one in Seattle who could give Yaz a good game. He had no pretensions and was knowledgeable and charming. He was one of those rare people that you felt honored to know.
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