Canadian Chess Biographies

Researched, compiled, written and copyright 2000-10 by David Cohen. Last updated: 2010.06.30.
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George Raletich


Robert Ramsey

(1844-1922)


Joseph Rauch


Howard Ridout

(1914-2003)

Howard Ridout

Photo: 1951 Canadian Championship, Vancouver.

Source (photo): family of Frank Anderson.


Nenad Ristovic


Henry Robertson


R.F. (Ron) Rodgers

(?-2001)


Michael Rohland


Harry Rombach


Céline Roos

Here is Céline Roos' choice for a memorable game, played in her best event of the 1990s:

Josef Horvath - Céline Roos
Open, Bischwiller, France, 1997


Herbert Rose

(1883-1961)

Here is Rose's draw with future World Champion Capablanca:

Jose R. Capablanca - Herbert J. Rose
Columbia University (USA) - Oxford University (England), Anglo-American Universities Cable Match, 1907.03.23, Board 1

Contributors: Domenico Accorinti, Alan McGowan. Sources: Toronto Globe and Mail, 1905.05.11; A Century of British Chess by Philip W. Sergeant, London, Hutchinson & Co., 1934, p.352-3; Cabbage Heads and Chess Kings by Bruce Hayden, London, Arco, 1960, p.7 (foreward by Harry Golombek), p.155-8; British Chess Magazine, 1961, p.254; The Unknown Capablanca by David Hooper and Dale Brandreth, Batsford, 1975, p.101, Game 104, referencing American Chess Bulletin, 1907, p.95; Edward Winter's chess history web site, quoting 'What Happened to Rose?' by Bruce Hayden, Chess Review, 1955.01, p.27, and the reply by Leonard Barden, Chess Review, 1955.05, p.129.


Cecil Rosner

Cecil Rosner

Photo: 1971 Canadian Junior Championship, Toronto, 1970.12. Chess Canada 1971.01.


David (Dave) Ross


Paul Ross


Thomas Roussel-Roozmon

Thomas Roussel-Roozmon

Photo: copyright 2008 Thomas Roussel-Roozmon.

Contributor (photo, biography): Thomas Roussel-Roozmon.


William Rover


Henry Roy

(1875-1953)

Henry Roy

Photo: Year Book 1946-47: Chess Federation of Canada.


Myriam Roy


Gary Ruben

Contributor: Gary Ruben (biography)


Abraham Rubinoff

Source: Chess Personalia by Jeremy Gaige.

Adrian Russell

Adrian Russell

Photo: 1951 Canadian Championship, Vancouver.

Source (photo): family of Frank Anderson.


Isaac Ryall

(1830-1901)