Chess in Art

GIVE THE QUINTESSENTIAL CHESS GIFT PHR’s masterpiece, Chess in Art, celebrates 800 years (1100-1900) of chess-themed artwork—400 brilliantly reproduced paintings, drawings, and reliefs to inspire the soul, delight the senses, and challenge the art historians among us.    Bruegel, Caravaggio, Delft, Delacroix, Israel, Oppenheim, Picou, Tyre—just a handful of the more than 700 artists represented.  With […]

CJA Professional Development

On February 23rd at 8 PM Central time, all members are invited to the first in a series of lectures/discussions in CJA Professional Development Series developed by John Hartmann.  Hartmann will be speaking on the importance of house style. The zoom link is: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 899 0214 7830 Passcode: 297695 One […]

Humor in Chess III

Dewain Barber, former owner of American Chess Equipment and long-time advocate for scholastic chess, came up with the idea of collecting humorous stories about chess and publishing them. He asked Ralph Bowman to help with the project. After three years they came out with Humor In Chess, which is available on Amazon in paperback ($14.95), […]

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, and designers, to help grow knowledge of best practices among its members. This series is led by 2021 Chess Journalist of the Year John Hartmann, current editor […]