Cramer Awards

This year the Chess Journalists of America (CJA) will have a special section devoted to state/regional publications. Each state is allowed two free entries in the Cramer award categories, additional entries are $8.  The first entry in the other section of the awards is $15 and subsequent entries are $8 an entry.

The categories are:

  1. Best State Championship Report

  2. Best State Tournament Coverage

  3. Best Scholastic Coverage in State

  4. Best Overall State Website

  5. Best State Magazine – Print

  6. Best State Magazine – Online

  7. Personal Narrative (first hand report of chess tournament/experience)

  8. Best Photography

                Please see this preliminary list (final set by March 15th) and a little more information at –

                If you have any questions, please contact Joshua Anderson at