The CSCA has received news that Grandmaster Gildardo Garcia has passed away in Medellin, Colombia, due to complications arising from
Covid-19. Mr. Garcia founded the Alpha Chess Academy in Fairfield in 2002 and was
active in the Connecticut chess community throughout the 2000s. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Eulogy by CSCA and NBCC Historian Bob Cyr.
GM Gildardo Garcia (1954-2021)