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Now you can donate online through a secure website at Donate and then on the Make a Donation See Page 5 For New USCF Membership Options CHECK OUT USCF'S CORRESPONDENCE CHESS RATED EVENTS USCF's 62st ANNUAL 2009 Open Correspondence Chess Golden Knights Championship 1,000 First Prize (plus title of USCF's Golden Knights Champion and plaque) 2nd place 600 3rd place 400 4th place 300 5th place 200 6th thru 10th place 100 each. Entry fee 25. The entry deadline is November 30, 2009. These USCF...

John Fedorowicz

Hammer, nutritionist and writer. She suggests a high protein and high carbohydrate meal with at least a 30 minute buffer before a round. The carbs will help sustain the focus, while the protein will add to the needed nutrients for brain connections, she explained. Foods to eat before a long haul would be carbohydrates (veggies, grains, fruits, rice or potatoes) along with some protein eggs, peanut butter, chicken, nuts, soy and yogurts are good examples. Carbs alone won't cut...

Are Golden for CC Players

The latest Golden Knights winners include a man who has now won both premier USCF correspondence chess CC events and a retired Hawaiian who only picked up Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess a mere 13 years before the event started On January 3, 1998 the first section of the 1998 Golden Knights went out. In it was two time champion Robert Keating. Over the rest of the year 105 other sections would be assigned totaling 742 aspirants to the title of 1998 Golden Knights champion. The field of 742...

Abe Wilson Golden Knights Champion

Wilson was born August 6, 1947 in Hawaii. While attending the University of Hawaii, he joined the Hawaiian Tele phone Company and remained with them until he retired at age 55 in 2002 with almost 37 years of service. Abe notes that retiring at an early age was a blessing as he now enjoys very much spending all his time with his wife Chie a retired jew eler , attending daily mass, working on his chess, practicing tai chi, and helping his wife with her Internet used book business. Abe was...

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The Pan Ams are not sponsored by Pan Am Airways, which went defunct in 1991 The holiday season means more chess tournaments, including the continent's most important college event, the Pan Ams, held this year in Fort Worth, Texas, from December 27 30. Also look for coverage of the major opens during this time period, the East ern Open Washington, D.C. and the North Amer ican Open Las Vegas, Nevada . Gary Kevin Ware will present some yummy holiday leftovers in the form of problems. Can you solve...