Northwest Chess

This is a Northwest Chess archival page. For current information and links, click on Home.
NWC: Home > Articles > People > Dickey

IN MEMORIAM William Andrews Dickey, 1862-1939

Reported by IM John Donaldson.

"He had a strong connection with Washington and Alaska although he grew up on the East Coast. I provided two libraries with copies - https://www.worldcat.org/title/wa-dickey-alaskas-first-chess-champion-1896-1920/oclc/774023440."

Here is a scan of the article provided to the libraries as noted above:
"W.A. DICKEY ALASKA'S FIRST CHESS CHAMPION (1896-1920)"
by Robert S. Moore, Anchorage, Alaska, February, 1988 (used with permission).

His papers are at the University of Washington: https://www.lib.washington.edu/static/public/specialcollections/findingaids/0460-002.pdf.

The cemetery is on Queen Anne:
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5347637/william-andrews-dickey.

See the list of Washington State chess champions (Dickey was the champion from 1915 to 1925).