Diane Savereide

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Diane Savereide
Diane Savereide Luzern 1982.jpg
Diane Savereide in 1982
Country United States
Born (1954-11-25) November 25, 1954 (age 64)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States
TitleWoman International Master (1978)

Diane Savereide (born 25 November 1954) is an American chess player who hold the title of Woman International Master (WIM, 1978). She is a five-time winner the U.S. Women's Chess Championship (1975, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1984).

Biography[edit]

From the 1970s to the 1980s, Diane Savereide was one of the leading chess players in the United States. She is only the second American woman to achieve the National Master title (Gisela Kahn Gresser being the first). Diane Savereide won the Marshall Chess Club Women’s Invitational in 1976 and 1977. She five times won the United States Women's Chess Championships in 1975, 1976, 1978 (with Rachel Crotto), 1981 and 1984. In 1978, Diane Savereide was awarded the FIDE International Women Master (WIM) title.

Diane Savereide played for United States in the Women's Chess Olympiads:[1]

Diane Savereide four times participated in the Women's World Chess Championship Interzonal Tournaments:

She married New Zealand chess player Philip Alan Clemance, but they later divorced. From 1989 Diane Savereide gave up chess and worked as a computer programmer with NASA and then as a software developer in Los Angeles.[6] Diane Savereide was inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame in 2010.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "OlimpBase :: Women's Chess Olympiads :: Diane Savereide". www.olimpbase.org.
  2. ^ "1976 Tbilisi Interzonal Tournament : World Chess Championship (women)". www.mark-weeks.com.
  3. ^ "1979 Alicante Interzonal Tournament : World Chess Championship (women)". www.mark-weeks.com.
  4. ^ "1982 Tbilisi Interzonal Tournament : World Chess Championship (women)". www.mark-weeks.com.
  5. ^ "1985 Havana Interzonal Tournament : World Chess Championship (women)". www.mark-weeks.com.
  6. ^ "FIDE rating history :: Savereide, Diane".
  7. ^ "Diane Savereide". 23 March 2017.

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