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18th Postal and 2nd ICCF Server

U. S. CORRESPONDENCE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS


It’s time to start the next USCCC! This bi-annual tournament is recognized by all major U. S. Chess organizations and all other countries as our national correspondence chess championship. This tournament is comprised of master and expert players and is serious correspondence chess at its finest. Both the 18th postal tournament and the 2nd ICCF Server USCCC will start after the first of the year.


The requirements for entry are: APCT, CCLA or USCF membership
Minimum rating: postal 2000 or OTB 2100
Must be U. S. citizen or permanent resident


Preliminary rounds: 7 players on server, up to 15 players postal, sections balanced by rating
Section winners will advance to the Final Round. Also seeded in the final round are designated champions of USPCF organizations. We will invite recent U. S. Champions to fill out the Final Round if needed.

Crosstables will be carried at www.iccf.com, Tables. Check out this site for results for recently completed and unfinished USCCC’s.

The winner will receive a beautiful Championship Trophy and one of the US nominations in the ICCF World Correspondence Chess Championship. The nomination will be for the Preliminary section unless the winner’s rating is over 2400, in which case it will be for the Semifinal section.

Prior winners:
First R. Anthony Cayford
Second Dr. Eugene Martinovsky
Third Dr. Victor Contoski
Fourth Curtis W. Carlson
Fifth Paul T. Fielding and Kiven J. Plesset
Sixth Robert I. Reynolds
Seventh David C. Taylor
Eighth Marc J. Lonoff and Dr. Eugene Martinovsky
Ninth Stephen Jones
Tenth Jon Edwards
Eleventh Stephen Jones, Timothy Murray and Robin Smith
Twelfth Craig Jones and Konstantin Dolgitser
Thirteenth Robin Smith
Fourteenth Randy Schmidt
Fifteenth Ed Duliba
First Email: Ian S. Brooks and Richard Fleming

  • Postal and Server Entries close Feb. 15, 2008; start date March 1, 2008
  • Entry dates may be extended until a minimum of 70 entries is received.
  • Entry fee $25.00, $40.00 for both events if order received at the same time.


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