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James Vincent Eade

Occupation: Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Born: New Haven, Connecticut

MA in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, University of San Francisco (1991)
BA in History, University of Massachusetts Amherst (1978)

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, The Eade Foundation, Menlo Park, CA (2019-Present)
Trustee, Past President, The U.S. Chess Trust (2000-2019)
Director, Charles Schwab
Senior Systems Programmer, Charles Schwab

Career Related:
Producer, IBM.TV (2020); Organizer, Hall of Fame Tournament (1996); Organizer, Pan Pacific International Chess Tournament (1995); Founder, Hypermodern Press

President, Chess Journalists of America (1995-1996); President, CalChess, Northern California Chess Federation (1994-1995); Past President, The Kolty Chess for Youth Foundation; Former Chairman, Chess Advisory Board, The University of Texas at Dallas; Participations, Ananda Marga; Delegate, United States Chess Federation (USCF)

Creative Works:
Host, “Change Your Mind,” PDTV (2023-Present); Author, “Freedom: Your Path to Recovery” (2023); Author, “Chess Openings For Dummies” (2010); Author, “The Chess Player’s Bible: Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game,” Barron’s Educational Series (2004); Author, “Chess For Dummies” (1996); Author, “Remember the MacCutcheon!,” Chess Enterprises (1991); Editor, Publisher, CalChess Journal; Editor, Publisher, Golden Gate Chess News

Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2022); Recipient, Chess Journalist of America Award, Best Chess Website, Chess Journalists of America (2022); Recipient, Outstanding Career Achievement Award, United States Chess Federation (USCF) (2018); Honoree, Chess Educator of the Year, The University of Texas at Dallas (2016); Honorable Mentions (Two Times), Best Interviews, Chess Journalists of America; Honoree, FIDE Master, World Chess Federation; Inductee, High School Hall of Fame

Member, American Zone President of FIDE, World Chess Federation (2000-2002); Board Member, Policy Board, United States Chess Federation (USCF) (1996-1999)

Son of Arthur Eade and Marilyn Eade
Married: Sheri Anderson

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