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Correspondence Chess in America

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Publisher Comments:

This is an historical overview and detailed analysis of American correspondence chess from the 1840s to the present. Particular attention is paid to the Correspondence Chess League of America (CCLA), the oldest correspondence chess organization in America and the second oldest in the world. Also included are comparisons of American postal chess play to that of other nations; discussions of the United States Postal Chess Federation, which runs the national championship and encompasses most major American clubs; and biographies on Americas two World Correspondence Chess Champions. Over 200 illustrative games are included with diagrams. Appendices cover the CCLA rating system, adjudication, the Russian system, and winners of selected tournaments. A bibliography provides opportunities for further research and indexes cover players, game openings, and general topics.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-270) and indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786407330
Author:
Avery, Bryce D.
Publisher:
McFarland & Company
Location:
Jefferson, N.C.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Chess
Subject:
Correspondence chess.
Subject:
Chess - General
Subject:
Correspondence chess - United States -
Subject:
GAMES / Chess
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
287
Dimensions:
10.50x6.96x.90 in. 1.67 lbs.

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