Did you ever wonder what your opponent really means in his note to you scrawled on his postcard?
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Max Zavanelli was born August 20, 1946 and died January 27, 2018. In those seventy plus years, Max contributed a lot to correspondence chess, especially international correspondence chess.
If you are a regular to the Marshall Chess Club in New York City, you will certainly come across his name on numerous wall charts or recognize his face at one of the top boards during their weekly or weekend tournaments over the last 15 years or so.
US Chess Hall of Famer, Grandmaster and US Open Champion Anatoly Lein died on March 1, 2018, in Cleveland, Ohio one week after the death…
On Monday evening US Chess learned of the passing this past Friday, January 26, of former US Chess President Gary Hugh Sperling. Former Executive Director Al Lawrence…
Thomas Babcock of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, is no stranger to winning first place in a John Collins event, having done so in 2008, 2009, and 2013. Now he wins for a fourth time.
“The technique of good correspondence chess lies in playing good moves.”
Grandmaster William Lombardy died in Martinez, California the morning of October 13, 2017, of a heart attack. He won the World Junior Championship in 1957…
“Eagle-eyed correspondence chess players take nothing for granted.”
Today strong players are produced all over the United States, but it wasn’t long ago that New York City was by far the number one chess center in the country with a huge gap between the Big Apple and the next city. One contender for number two from roughly 1946 to the late 1990s was Cleveland.
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