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Arnold Denker

1914 - 2005

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Arnold Sheldon Denker (February 21, 1914 – January 2, 2005) was an American chess player and author. He was U.S. champion in 1944 and 1946. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnold Denker has received more than 57,598 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Arnold Denker is the 182nd most popular chess player (down from 176th in 2019), the 8,941st most popular biography from United States (down from 8,654th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Arnold Denker ranks 182 out of 374Before him are Max Weiss, Leonid Shamkovich, Alexei Shirov, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladimirs Petrovs, and Gedeon Barcza. After him are Gyula Sax, Harry Golombek, Predrag Nikolić, Robert Byrne, Oleg Romanishin, and Julio Bolbochán.

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Among people born in 1914, Arnold Denker ranks 328Before him are David Carstens, Georgy Babakin, Mauk Weber, Carl Foreman, Franz Bistricky, and Alessandro Frigerio. After him are Giuseppe Berto, Louis Gabrillargues, John Hodiak, Erich Herrmann, Mark Kac, and Max Stiepl. Among people deceased in 2005, Arnold Denker ranks 281Before him are Givi Nodia, Spencer Dryden, M. Scott Peck, Wolfgang Blochwitz, Eugene J. Martin, and Richard Doll. After him are Hubert Curien, Wendie Jo Sperber, Robert Creeley, Gaylord Nelson, Ramanand Sagar, and Tetsuo Hamuro.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arnold Denker ranks 8,941 out of 18,182Before him are Abby Dalton (1932), Ann Savage (1921), Charles Clary (1873), Bob Avakian (1943), Joe Dumars (1963), and Alonzo Mourning (1970). After him are Jack Teagarden (1905), Annette Funicello (1942), Bruce Schneier (1963), Lisa Nowak (1963), Ricardo Cortez (1900), and Gregg Araki (1959).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In United States

Among chess players born in United States, Arnold Denker ranks 9Before him are Frank Marshall (1877), Reuben Fine (1914), Harry Nelson Pillsbury (1872), William Lombardy (1937), Jackson Showalter (1860), and Isaac Kashdan (1905). After him are Robert Byrne (1928), Nick de Firmian (1957), Fabiano Caruana (1992), Israel Albert Horowitz (1907), Larry Evans (1932), and Joel Benjamin (1964).