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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Ruth Haring elected new USCF president

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Hi everyone,

It's always great to know when able people come forward to help chess grow. One such very capable person has been elected the President of the USCF executive board for the 2011-2013 terms. She is Ruth Haring. She is an accomplished chess player too! 

Ruth Haring is a Life Member of USCF, an International Woman Master and a member of the Executive Board of USCF, elected in 2009. Ruth was a frequent participant in the US Woman’s Championships in the 70′s and 80′s, and is a five-time US Olympic Champion team member, winning the Bronze on Board 4 in 1976 and representing the USA in the 1976 Women’s Interzonal and various other international events. Ruth also serves on the CalChess (Northern California Chess Association) Board of Directors and was appointed in 2009, as the Head of the US Delegation to FIDE. Ruth has a management background and has worked for eBay, IBM and other companies in Silicon Valley since 1983.
Know more about her at the Ruth Haring website and about the USCF.
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