Thomas Biedermann1

The Check Is in the Mail – May 2018

Thomas Biedermann is no stranger to this column. He has been here many times before – He was co-champion in the 16th US Correspondence Championship. He received his International Correspondence Master and Senior Master title. He played on Board 5 in the 20th Olympiad and on Board 2 in the Pan-Am games. And now he has annexed the North American Invitational Championship. Congratulations, Thomas!

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Thomas Babcock1

The December Check Is in the Mail

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.

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Sarosy (2)

The August Check Is in the Mail

“Correspondence play reinforces a player’s combinative ability by giving him time and leisure, and freeing him from the time limitations and nervous strain of international tournament play.”


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