Andrew Tate’s father was Emory Andrew Tate Jr. – a black American chess Master
*Emory Tate Jr. was born on this date in 1958. He was a Black International Chess Player.
Emory Andrew Tate Jr. was from the town of Gary, Indiana, and was taught the game of chess by his father, Emory Sr., an attorney. He learned to play chess as a child. He had a gift for languages and could speak Russian and Spanish fluently. Indiana is an active chess state, but in the early days of stardom, Tate spent a lot of time in the Chicago area, creating a buzz with his hyperactive play.