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Chess in Humor II

Humor In Chess II by Dewain Barber and Ralph E. Bowman is a collection of funny chess anecdotes recently published.  The book is the second in the series.  The first…

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Humor In Chess II

Humor In Chess II by Dewain Barber and Ralph E. Bowman is a collection of funny chess anecdotes recently published.  The book is the second in the series.  The first…

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Continuing Education

CJA Continuing Education Series Announced By John Hartmann |  November 8, 2021 The Chess Journalists of America, in conjunction with US Chess, will be inaugurating a series of webinars for chess writers, editors,…

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Humor In Chess: A Collection of Stories

Humor In Chess by Dewain Barber and Ralph E. Bowman is a collection of funny chess anecdotes published at the end of 2019. The book is a 2020 Chess Journalists…

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Lubomir Kavalek 1943-2021

Grandmaster Lubomir Kavalek died Jan. 18, according to a tweet by GM Ian Rogers. Kavalek won the Czech championship in 1962 and 1968, and the US championship in 1972, 1973,…

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      The Chess Journalists of America encourage chess journalists and writers, editors and publishers, and creators and producers of digital media to exchange information and ideas for their mutual benefit. We promote the highest standards of ethics in chess journalism, represent United States chess journalists in appropriate national and international bodies, and influence policies affecting the promotion of chess.

What We Do

CJA Awards

      Recognizing annually the best in print and digital communication.

Cramer Awards

      In appreciation of outstanding regional and state chess publishing.

Oral History

      Preserving chess history through conversation. xxxxxx.