Tate sighting in Indiana!

IM Emory Tate

According to Daniel Weinberg of the Brunswick Branch Library, International Master Emory Tate will be at “ChessFest 6” at the W.E.B. DuBois Branch of the Gary Public Library on August 4, 2012 from 12:30 to 3:30pm.

Born on the westside of Chicago, Tate spent his most formative years near Gary, Indiana where he became renown for his tactical skills. A four-time Armed Forces champion and former Indiana State Champion, he has been frequently honored by the chess community.

Longtime Indiana resident NM Bernard Parham, originator of the Parham attack (1.e5 and 2.Qh5), will also be at ChessFest 6.

For more details contact:

Daniel S. Weinberg
Branch Manager/Cataloger
Brunswick Branch Library
4030 W. 5th Avenue
Gary, IN 46406
(219)944-9402 (v)
(219)944-9644 (f)


  1. Photos from ChessFest 6

    Someone fell for the trap after
    1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f4 b5 7.e5!

    IMs Angelo Young and Emory Tate in tandem simultaneous exhibition.

    Tate bearing down!

    Triple Exclam! The black king seems to be taking a walk.

    Tate and Sam Ford (far right) kibitizing in a game
    with Young and USCF Expert Sedrick Prude.

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