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By Phillip R Smith   
October 29, 2013

Michael Robert Brown (1998-2013)

Michael Robert Brown, a former USCF member from Warrenton, North Carolina died on Sept. 25, 2013 at his home. He was only 14 years old. He was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania, the son of Jennifer Cimbalista of Warrenton and Alan Michael Brown of Henderson, NC. Michael was a student at the Vance Charter School in Henderson, where he belonged to the Beta Club, the National Honor Society and the Henderson/Vance Chess Club. He was also a member of the Inez Hunting Club.

Michael joined the USCF in April 2011, when he competed in his first rated tournament at the Henderson/Vance Chess Club. He played in a subsequent tourney at the club in November 2011.

Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother, Christopher Cimbalista; and two sisters, Lola Cimbalista-San Juan and Sofia Cimbalista-San Juan - all of Warrenton.

Obituary submitted by
George Mirijanian, Massachusetts Chess Association

Michael Robert Brown may you rest in peace.

 
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