Ruth Haring

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Ruth Inez Haring (also known as Ruth Orton; January 23, 1955 – November 29, 2018) was an American chess player and Woman International Master. Born in Maine, she competed in the United States Women's Championship in the 1970s and 1980s, and represented the country in the 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, and 1982 Chess Olympiads.[1] She was President of the United States Chess Federation from 2011 to 2016.[2]

Haring died on November 29, 2018 in Chico, California at the age of 63.[3]

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  1. "Orton, Ruth". OlimpBase.
  2. "Ruth Haring Elected New USCF President". Chessdom.com. 17 September 2011.
  3. Klein, Mike. "WIM Ruth Haring, 1955-2018". Chess.com. Retrieved 2018-11-30.

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