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Walter Browne

1949 - 2015

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Walter Shawn Browne (10 January 1949 – 24 June 2015) was an Australian-born American chess and poker player. Awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1970, he won the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Browne has received more than 90,022 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Walter Browne is the 230th most popular chess player (down from 212th in 2019), the 387th most popular biography from Australia (down from 369th in 2019) and the most popular Australian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Walter Browne ranks 230 out of 374Before him are Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Valery Salov, Xu Yuhua, Teimour Radjabov, Peter Leko, and Israel Albert Horowitz. After him are Joël Lautier, Alireza Firouzja, Zdenko Kožul, Elina Danielian, Raymond Keene, and Lev Psakhis.

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Among people born in 1949, Walter Browne ranks 655Before him are Christina Heinich, Peter Navarro, Nigel Olsson, Bruce Fairbairn, Günther Schumacher, and Tapio Kantanen. After him are Denis Johnson, Jack Reed, Pat Condell, Ernie Sabella, Jerry Harrison, and Ron Wyden. Among people deceased in 2015, Walter Browne ranks 457Before him are Mokhtar Belmokhtar, Dean Potter, Jonathan Crombie, Bassel Khartabil, Wilfred Agbonavbare, and Oles Buzina. After him are Charles Correa, Wolfram Wuttke, Mikhail Burtsev, Miyu Matsuki, Jayne Meadows, and Camille Muffat.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Walter Browne ranks 387 out of 925Before him are Scott Dixon (1980), Les Murray (1938), Samantha Stosur (1984), Andrew Hoy (1959), David Malouf (1934), and Nathaniel Buzolic (1983). After him are Kerry Melville (1947), Xavier Samuel (1983), Al Lawrence (1930), John Forrest (1847), Jessica McNamee (1986), and Warren Ellis (1965).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Australia

Among chess players born in Australia, Walter Browne ranks 1