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 46,749 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Arnold Denker is the 177th most popular chess player (down from 118th in 2019), the 8,669th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,465th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Arnold Denker ranks 177 out of 376Before him are Artur Yusupov, Ruslan Ponomariov, Lubomir Kavalek, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Robert Byrne, and Gyula Sax. After him are Jonathan Penrose, Henrique Mecking, Susan Polgár, Boris Gulko, Alexander Morozevich, and Predrag Nikolić.

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Among people born in 1914, Arnold Denker ranks 296Before him are Mark Kac, Edgar Reinhardt, Mustafa Mansour, Sarla Thakral, Thomas Watson Jr., and Louis Chaillot. After him are Armen Alchian, Reidar Kvammen, Richard Denning, Forrest Towns, Clayton Moore, and Grete Mostny. Among people deceased in 2005, Arnold Denker ranks 258Before him are Matthew McGrory, M. Scott Peck, Givi Nodia, Spencer Dryden, Paul Winchell, and Ruth Hussey. After him are Debra Hill, Eugenia Charles, John N. Bahcall, Ismail Merchant, Sheree North, and Raoul Bott.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arnold Denker ranks 8,669 out of 15,968Before him are Ruth Hussey (1911), Jeff Ament (1963), Roy Estrada (1943), Tyler Bates (1965), Fyvush Finkel (1922), and Kenneth Lonergan (1962). After him are Andy Stanfield (1927), Armen Alchian (1914), Baby Dodds (1898), Shelley Lubben (1968), Edward Everett Horton (1886), and Bill Prady (1960).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In United States

Among chess players born in United States, Arnold Denker ranks 10Before him are Harry Nelson Pillsbury (1872), Reuben Fine (1914), William Lombardy (1937), Jackson Showalter (1860), Isaac Kashdan (1905), and Robert Byrne (1928). After him are Nick de Firmian (1957), Fabiano Caruana (1992), Israel Albert Horowitz (1907), Larry Evans (1932), and Joel Benjamin (1964).