Joe Felber 6-0 Score

IT CAME AS QUITE A SURPRISE! Although I am not really comfortable with “tooting my own horn,” two veteran chess organizers / directors have asked me to prepare a short chess autobiography. Specifically, I will try to explain how I managed to score 6-0 in the 2008 US Amateur / East — World Team Championship, […]

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Dennis Barry

Denis J. Barry June 2, 1929 ~ December 20, 2003 Denis Barry, former President of the USCF (1994-1996), passed away on December 20, 2003, after a short illness. Funeral services were held December 24th in Arizona. During his tenure as President, USCF membership increased from 73,500 to over 84,000. He also helped to establish many […]

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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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