Mel Rappaport

Mel Rappaport died Saturday, November 29, 2003 at St. Clares’ Hospital in Denville. He was 68. Born in and raised in the Bronx, he had lived in Rockaway before moving to the Lake Hiawatha section of Parsippany in 1992. Mel served in the Army in Europe during the early 1950s. He had worked as a […]

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David Burris

The following was a Editorial in Atlantic Chess News, written by Peter J. Tamburro, Jr. David Burris, R.I.P. Death has taken yet another friend of chess and chess players. David Burris, award winning editor, writer and player succumbed on January 29, 2001 of a heart attack. His good friend, the Reverend John Anthony of Knoxville, […]

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USATE Star Ledger Column 2008

USATE Star-Ledger Column for March 2nd Esdoyle firemanfreiberger We have our first entry from the US Amateur Team East, and it’s an exciting one. Our contributor and winner of the game is Rich Fireman. We have always felt his last name is a bit ironic when considering his chess style as he seems to start […]

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New Jersey High School Chess Championship (MAR. 1-2)

5SS, G/90 d5. Union County Vocational-Technical School, 1776 Raritan Rd., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. 3 sections: Varsity Championship (9-12): 5 player teams with one alternate allowed. Coaches set order by player strength. Order must not be changed. Team avg. based on top 5 highest ratings. Trophies to top 10 NJ teams. Trophies for top three […]

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