Arnold Denker, Chess Champ and Benefactor NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Tim Redman, director of the chess program at the University of Texas at Dallas, about the life of Arnold Denker, a former U.S. chess champion and major benefactor of the game. Denker died this week in Florida at the age of 90.
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Arnold Denker, Chess Champ and Benefactor

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Arnold Denker, Chess Champ and Benefactor

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NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Tim Redman, director of the chess program at the University of Texas at Dallas, about the life of Arnold Denker, a former U.S. chess champion and major benefactor of the game. Denker died this week in Florida at the age of 90.