A lot has changed since the last time I did a post on correspondence chess. Now my level of play generates a constant stream of invitations to very prestigious events. I have accepted most of these invitations in order to further challenge myself and continue to grow in chess. Below is a list of myContinue reading “Correspondence Chess Opportunities”
Team USA will be winning the Latvia – USA Correspondence Chess Match of 2015 and I helped lead the way as our highest board with a perfect result. My advice is simple, “Keep Calm and Take Your Time.” LAT-USA 2015 TD Kracht, Jörg (IA) Latvia White Black White Black USA Board 1 SIM Roze, Andris 2513 ½ ½Continue reading “Latvia vs USA Chess Match 2015”
Just found out that my Latvian correspondence chess opponent accidentally stepped over his allotted time in a drawn position. Free win on Christmas!? I’ll take it!
24 December 2015 Hi, Chris ! Congratulations on attaining the rating of Master in USCF Correspondence Chess. This is an excellent accomplishment and the attached certificate honors your success. . Continue reading “Commendations “
Dear Chris, On behalf of ICCF-US you are invited to play on board 5 of this event please let me know by 11/15/15 your decision Tom Biedermann On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 7:07 AM, Valen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: Dear Chessfriend, The Spanish Association of Correspondence Chess (AEAC) is proud to Organise the “North Atlantic TeamContinue reading “Invitation of the Month”
CZE-USA 2013, Czech Republic – USA Friendly Match TD De Blois Figueredo, Adrián (IA) Czech Republic White Black White Black USA Board 1 GM Židů, Jan ½ ½ ½ ½ GM Ham, Stephen E…. Read the full article via http://ift.tt/1RfiHc0
California has a long and rich history of correspondence chess extending all the way back to the days of the Gold Rush. Below is the list of the top 10 correspondence chess players in the State of California according to the current United States Chess Federation rating list. Panning through the databases for each ofContinue reading “California’s Top Correspondence Chess Players”
In Spanish, a Rook in chess is called a “Torre” and every Russian schoolboy knows a rook on the seventh rank is particularly deadly!