Divinsky, Nathan (Joseph)

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DIVINSKY, Nathan (Joseph)

DIVINSKY, Nathan (Joseph). Canadian, b. 1925. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics, Recreation. Career: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, assistant professor in mathematics, 1951-59; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, began in 1959, became professor of mathematics. Canadian delegate to International Chess Federation, 1987. Member of Vancouver School Board, 1974-80; city alderman, 1980-81. Publications: Rings and Radicals, 1965; Around the World in 80 Years, 1965; Linear Algebra, 1975; (with R. Keene) Warriors of the Mind: A Quest for the Supreme Genius of the Chess Board, 1989; Chess Encyclopedia, 1990; Life Maps of the Great Chess Master, 1993. Address: 5689 McMaster Rd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1K1.