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The Chess Correspondent

CCLA has produced The Chess Correspondent magazine since 1940! It is currently issued quarterly and available via email attachment (.pdf file) or as a printed magazine. Our chess magazine has won the Chess Journalists of America award for Best Postal Magazine seven times, in 1997 and 2001 - 2006. The magazine regularly reports on important national and international CC events, i.e., World Championships, Olympiads, and the U.S. Championships. Recurring features include (among other things)

  • Latest ratings and tournament results, both postal and server
  • Grand Prix contest standings
  • Readers' Games taken from premier ICCF and CCLA events, annotated by the players and/or Readers' Games columnists
  • Annual Best Games Contest
  • Annual Readers' Survey
  • In-depth articles on the openings. Previous authors include IM's Wieland Belka, Herb Hickman, Tony Kain and Wolf Morrow
  • Event winners and Prize winners
  • Annual index by Article Title, Player, and Opening (ECO code)
  • ... and more!