Emory Tate

  • Athlete

    December 27, 1958


    Chicago, Illinois, USA


    65 Years Old



    Other Information

    Death of Date October 17, 2015
    Occupation Chess Master
    Full Name Emory Andrew Tate Jr.
    Years Active 1993-2015
    Nationality American
    Known For Father of Andrew Tate
    Children Andrew Tate & Tristan Tate


    Emory Tate was an American chess International Master and also popularly known as the father of prominent social media influencers Andrew and Tristan Tate.

    Before Fame

    gave chess lessons to elementary school students in Goshen, Indiana, as part of a community school board program in 1993.


    He gained the title of 72nd highest-rated player in the United States and among the top 2000 active players in the world in October 2006. His peak USCF rating was 2508 on December 30, 1996. He received the international master title in 2007, after earning his third norm at the 2006 World Open.

    Family Life

    Emory Tate was born on December 27, 1958, in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in a family of nine children. His father, Emory Andrew Tate Sr., was an attorney, and his mother, Emma Cox Tate, ran a truck-leasing business. He married an English woman with whom he had three children, the oldest of whom is the controversial social media influencer and former kickboxer, Andrew Tate, and Tristan Tate. He died after suffering a heart attack during a tournament in Milpitas, California on October 17, 2015.


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