Month: January 2014

Historic NJ Chess Columns

1852: South Jersey Times, Vineland, NJ 1859: Camden Journal, Camden, NJ 1873-1877: Bayonne Herald, Bayonne, NJ; Miron J. Hazeltine 1876-1899: Sunday Call, Newark, NJ: Julius Lenow 1878; D.E. Harvey 1878-99; Gustav Koehler...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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