USCF Home Chess Life Online 2010 May Bill Hook, 1925-2010
|Bill Hook, 1925-2010|
|By Vincent A. Moore|
|May 10, 2010|
"Hooked on Chess", captain ofthe Washington Plumbers championship team of the National Chess League,individual gold medal winner on first board at the 1980 Chess Olympiad(playing for the British Virgin Island team), participant in a record18 consecutive World Chess Olympiads, local chess master in theWashington, DC area, and before that, the New York city area, diedtoday, under hospice care, at his home in Silver Spring, Maryland. Hewas 85 years old. He is survived by his wife, Mimi Hook, a long timefriend of the Washington, DC chess community and frequent hostess tochess players in her home.
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A memorial service will be held Wednesday.
For time and directions please contact:
Judean Memorial Gardens
16225 Batchellors Forest Road
Olney, MD 20832
Phone Number: (301) 384-1000