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Noureddine Ziane

Full name

Noureddine Ziane

Presence on Earth



University of Texas at Dallas 2000


University of Texas at Dallas 2002


Waukegan period alum

Noureddine Ziane was a student at Shimer College in the Waukegan period, later transferring to the University of Texas.

Ziane is a former junior chess champion of Morocco. He is a National Master of chess, and a professional poker player. He is registered with the U.S. Chess Federation and is a former chess player for the University of Texas at Dallas, where he was one of the first people to receive a chess scholarship.

Ziane founded the chess academy USA Chess along with Katie Stone.


  • in "A typical Benesa game?"
    Sometime after this game was played, Noureddine transferred from Shimer College to the University of Texas at Dallas. While in Dallas he founded USA Chess with Katie Stone. Look for him in Tangiers or Las Vegas!
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