Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Florencio Campomanes

Florencio Campomanes (Former FIDE President) Dies Aged 83 Years (3 May, 2010) R.I.P. (ALCHEssMIST)
* "Campomanes was an extremely adept chess politician, who did much for world chess during his time as FIDE President (1982-1995); particularly those less wealthy nations. Approximately 50 new nations joined FIDE during his stewardship."

Florencio Campomanes (Chess Politician, Former FIDE President) 1927 - 2010 (R.I.P.) (Alchemipedia)
* "National Master strength player at his peak. Was a frequent attender at the Manhattan & Marshall Chess Clubs during his time in the USA. On returning to Manila he co-founded the Philippine Chess Federation (PCF) & also affiliated the PCF with FIDE in 1956."

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