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Larry Bevand

Larry Bevand (born September 11, 1953 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian chess arbiter and organiser. He was awarded the title of International Arbiter by FIDE, the World Chess Federation, in 1982.[1] Bevand was also given the title of National Tournament Director by the Canadian Chess Federation in 2004.[2]

Bevand is Executive Director of the Chess'n Math Association (CMA) which he helped found in 1985. He was inducted into the Canadian Chess Hall of Fame in 2001.[3]

In 2012, Larry Bevand was awarded the "Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal" in recognition of his contributions to Canada.[4]


  1. ^ "Bevand, Larry A FIDE Chess Profile". FIDE. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Canadian Chess - Titles". Canadian Chess. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Canadian Chess - Biographies". Canadian Chess Biographies. David Cohen. Archived from the original on 17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  4. ^ "The Governor General of Canada - Find a Recipient". Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
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