David Cohen RIP
Sad news from Toronto. David Cohen passed away on Wednesday July 21. David had been ill for some time. My most sincere condolences to his wife, Lisette, as well has all of his family.
David was a much respected player, organizer, arbiter, author and promoter, dedicating years of his time and energy for the betterment of Canadian chess.
He lead a bid for Toronto to hold the 2016 FIDE Olympiad. David was also responsible for establishing several Canadian chess institutions, including the Canadian Chess Institute as well as the Canadian Chess Hall of Fame. David held an MBA from Yale University.