“Correspondence ought to make one’s play more accurate and far-seeing and is also suitable for people living in villages or in poor health or who find the strain and excitement too much for the overstrung nerves and who are thus put to considerable disadvantage with hardier opponents.” -James Pierce
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“I don’t have the patience for correspondence or the hands for bullet.”
-Magnus Carlsen on limiting himself to three world titles – standard, blitz, and rapid.
Newly passed legislation allows you to win correspondence chess games by legalization!
Samir Alazawi, originally from Baghdad, Iraq, and now of Carmichael, California, has won the 2013 Electronic Knights Championship. Samir took a difficult path to the…
Hans Berliner was the Fifth World Correspondence Chess Champion. His record in correspondence play, both national and international, was unsurpassed.
“The principle attraction of correspondence chess is the freedom to play chess as and when it suits you.”
Joel Levine wins another Palciauskas! Joel Levine has won his fourth Master-level Palciauskas tournament with a decisive edge in 14P01 ceding only a draw to…
Gregory Cross of San Antonio, Texas has won CCLA’s 2012 Grand National. For those unfamiliar with the Grand National, it is a two-round event with…
Grayling Hill won the 20th United States Correspondence Chess Championship with an undefeated 8 ½-3 ½ score, a point ahead of second place Larry Parsons. Tying for…
Razvan Azamfirei takes 16W07 Razvan Azamfirei is a 19-year-old student at Yale University majoring in molecular, cellular, and Developmental Biology. He also is a chess…
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