Bill Goichberg

Candidate for USCF Executive Board- resume/qualifications

USCF Life Master and FIDE Master.

Professional chess promoter and organizer (founded Continental Chess Association 1968).  Organized tournaments in 27 states.

National Tournament Director and FIDE Arbiter.

USCF Office Manager 11/03-1/04, USCF Executive Director 1/04-12/04.  While I was Office Manager and Executive Director, USCF improved from approximately $400,000 debt to $200,000 surplus, not counting building sale, with record $285,000 profit in fiscal 2003-2004 after seven consecutive years of losses.    

Graduated New York University, 1963.

USCF Rating Statistician, 1964-1967.

Co-Editor, Chess Life (with Ed Edmondson) 1966-1967.

Member USCF Policy Board 1975-1978, 1989-1992, 1996-1999.  Today's Executive Board was called the Policy Board until 2001.

President, NY State Chess Association.

First to run USCF rated scholastic tournaments (1966), rated Quads (1969), nonsmoking tournaments (1973). 

Originated National HS Championship (1969), National JHS Championship (1973), World Open (1973), National Elementary Championship (1976), National Chess League (1976), National K-12 Grade Championships (1991). 

Captain, World Champion US Olympiad team (1976). 

Co-editor Official Rules of Chess (1993), added much new material.

Wrote many Chess Life articles, organized numerous international tournaments. 

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