News From the Front Office

Michael D. Buss, US Chess Correspondence Chess Coordinator

June 3, 2024

Check is in the Mail - Editor

We are still in need of an editor to continue the Check is in the Mail, started by the late Alex Dunne, carried on by Larry Cox and furthered by Robert Irons. If you are interested in this volunteer position, please send an email to Click here to show email address.

In Passing

We have received notifications that Robert Zawadowski of Brooklyn, NY passed away on February 15, 2024, and Richard Pariseau of Kennet Square, PA passed away on March 27, 2024.

Recent Event Winners

Walter Muir E-Quads (ICCF)

Event Player Date Score
24W03 Michael McCaffery 4/12/2024 6-0
24W02 Patrick Walsh 4/22/2024 6-0
24W09 Allyne Smith 5/14/2024 6-0
23W33 Alex Strobehn 6/2/2024 6-0

John Collins Memorial Quad (Postal)

Event Player Date Score
22C10 Larry Cox 5/13/2024 5.5-0.5

Victor Palciauskas Round Robin (ICCF)

Event Player Date Score
23VP14 Akshay Kotamraju 5/8/2024 6-0
23VP13 Oswaldo Olivo 5/16/2024 5-1
23VP17 Kenny Drombosky 5/25/2024 5.5-0.5
24VP03 Michael McCaffery 5/26/2024 6-0

Postage Rate Increases Effective July 14,2024

  Current 7/14/2024

Letters (1 oz.)

68 cents

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Letters (metered 1 oz.)

64 cents

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Domestic Postcards

53 cents

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