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R. Wayne Schmittberger
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Born in 1949, he is the editor in chief of Games Magazine, which he joined in 1978 after a brief career as a lawyer. A game inventor with several published games and an avid game player with considerable tournament experience in go, chess, bridge, and shogi, he is the author of New Rules for Classic Games (which includes rules for some of his own chess variants, such as Extinction Chess and Wildebeest Chess), Test Your Baseball Literacy, and The Original Trivia Treasury: 1,001 Questions for Competitive Play.

He lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a suburb of both Philadelphia and New York City, with his wife and two daughters (ages 10 and almost 12). His favorite sport to participate in: skiing; to watch, his daughters' gymnastics competitions and soccer games.

Source: Mindsports Grand Chess Championships (1998)

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