Joel Benjamin[ edit ]

Joel Benjamin (born March 11 1964) is a chess Grandmaster.

Joel Benjamin is considered to be one of the best active chess players born in the United States. He was the US Chess Champion in 1987, 1997, and 2000. He was hired as a consultant by IBM to help with the Deep Blue chess computer that defeated World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov in 1997.

On the April 2005 FIDE list, Benjamin had an Elo rating of 2563, making him the USA"s number thirteen.


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