TOP THREE CATEGORIES (OPEN TO PRINT OR ONLINE)

Chess Journalist of the Year (June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022)

Best Story of the Year

 

Best Column

Best Book of the Year

 

BEST CHESS BOOK

Best Book – Instruction

Best Book – Other

Best Self-Published Book

 

BEST VISUAL ARTS

Best Photojournalism Article

Best Single Chess Photo

 

Best Art

Best Single Chess Magazine Cover

 

 

Best Cartoon

 

BEST PRINT ARTICLES (OPEN ONLY TO PUBLICATIONS)

Best Regular Newspaper Column

Best Overall Magazine (these magazines will be provided to judges)

  • American Chess Magazine

  • Chess Life

 

Best Single Article of Local Interest

 

Best Feature Article

 

Best Interview

Best Tournament Report National / International

 

Best Tournament Report – State / Local

Best Club Newsletter

Best Instructive Lesson

Best Review

Best Analysis

Best Historical Article

Best Humorous Contribution

Best Personal Narrative

BEST ONLINE AND SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS AND FEATURES

Best Interview

Best Feature Article

Best Podcast

Best Single Podcast Episode

Best Tournament Report – National/International

Best Club Newsletter

Best Instruction Lesson

Best Analysis

Best Humorous Contribution

Best Historical Article

Best Personal Narrative

Best Overall Chess Website

Best Overall Website Small Organization (group of less than 500)

Best Online Blog

Best Educational Lesson

Best Online Review

Best Non-Instructive Chess Video

Best Twitter Feed

Best Twitch Channel

Best Instagram Feed

Best Documentary

Best Tournament/Match Coverage (This may be a series of videos)

Best Coverage by Mainstream Publication (FREE ENTRY!)

JUNIOR (UNDER 20)

Best Print Article by a Junior

Best Online Article by a Junior

Best Personal Narrative by a Junior

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT

CRAMER AWARDS

Best State Championship Report

Best Scholastic Coverage in State (may be multiple articles)

Best Overall State Website

Best State Magazine/Newsletter – Print

Best State Magazine/Newsletter – Online

Best Personal Narrative