Internet Entries Received for Chess Journalist Awards 2006


Note: this listing does not indicate the entries have been properly received by the Chief Judge. Entry forms must be received by mail by the Chief Judge (along with payment) before entires are officially received. If you provide an email address he will notify you he has received your entries.


(For a complete list of categories and instructions for sending entries to the Chief Judge,
see the 13 April 2006 Press Release)

Internet Entries Received
(Grouped by Category)

Catagory 4: Best Chess Column, Any Media:

From Hank Anzis for his "Scholastic Side" column on http://www.iowachess.org, three columns submitted:
    November 14, 2005 http://www.iowachess.org/scholasticside_200511.htm
    December 14, 2005 http://www.iowachess.org/scholasticside_200512.htm
    April 13, 2006 http://www.iowachess.org/scholasticside_200604.htm

Cat 18, Best State Web Site

(Waiting for first entry)

Cat 19, Best Internet Chess News Site

(Waiting for first entry)

Cat 20, Best General Chess Web Site

(Waiting for first entry)

Cat 21, Best Web-based review

From J. Franklin Campbell
    "Half a Bitch is Better Than None" by Neil R. Brennen http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a060214.htm

Cat 22, Best Web-Based Analysis

From NM Dan Heisman
    "When is a King Safe?" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman56.pdf

From A. J. Goldsby
    "Game of The Month" for February 2006 http://www.geocities.com/thegotmman/gotm_feb-06.html

Cat 23, Best Web-Based Instruction

From NM Dan Heisman
    "The Theory of Chess Improvement" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman54.pdf
    "The Most Important Strategic Decisions" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman58.pdf
    "Initial and Final Candidate Moves" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman59.pdf
    "The Two Triggers" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman61.pdf

From Matt Traynor
    "A Gem just below the surface" http://www.chessreporter.com/gembelowthesurface.htm

Cat 24, Best Correspondence Chess Web Site

From J. Franklin Campbell
    "The Campbell Report" http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/

Cat 25, Best Web-Based Interview

(Waiting for first entry)

Cat 27, Best Human Interest Story

From Matt Traynor
     "Topalov vs. Anand the new great rivalry" http://www.chessreporter.com/topalov_vs_anand.htm

Cat 28, Best Historical Article

From Olimpiu G. Urcan
    "The Mysterious Chess Life of Rudolph L. Sze" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/skittles277.pdf

From J. Franklin Campbell
    "The Caged Bird: The Story of T. A. Thompson" by Neil R. Brennen http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a060315.htm
    "'The Queen of Chess': The Correspondence Chess of Ellen Gilbert" by Neil R. Brennen http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a051107.htm
    The Reverend Charles Edward Ranken and Mid-Victorian Correspondence Chess by John S. Hilbert http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a051110.htm

Cat 30, Best Editorial

From Matt Traynor
    "It's not the Legality that matters it's the Value" http://www.chessreporter.com/Ilyumzhinov100105.htm
    "FIDE has no claim to the Chess World Championship" http://www.chessreporter.com/fide_has_not_claim_to_the__chess.htm
    "The case for Kramnik vs. Topalov" http://www.chessreporter.com/case_for_kramnik_vs_topalov.htm

Cat 34: Best Humorous Contribution

From Matt Traynor
    "Hangin outed" http://www.chessreporter.com/hangin_outed.htm
    "Martians land in San Diego" http://www.chessreporter.com/martians_land_in_san_diego.htm

From Sam Sloan
    "The Absolutely 100% True Cross My Heart and Hope to Die True Story about the death of JFK" Google rec.games.chess.politics

Cat 38, Best General Chess Article

From Matt Traynor
    "Sport's sacred barriers" http://www.chessreporter.com/sports_sacred_barriers.htm

Cat 39, Best piece with a chess related theme to appear in a non-chess or mainstream publication

From Daren Dillinger

Chess article in Aug. 2005 Psychology Today magazine at http://www.psychologytoday.com,
    "The Grandmaster Experiment" by Carlin Flora:
    http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/index.php?term=pto-20050614-000002.xml&print=1

Other Internet entries received for Cat. 39:

"Pawn's Shop" (Philadelphia Weekly) by Liz Spikol http://philadelphiaweekly.com/view.php?id=10788&highlight=Shahade
"Challenge Match" (The Atlantic Online) by Jeffrey Tayler http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/prem/200512/kasparov
"Planet Kirsan" (The New Yorker) by Michael Specter http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/articles/060424fa_fact4
"I'm not Bobby Fischer" (Salon.com) by David Kushner http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2006/03/11/chess/index_np.html
"Checkmate on the Prairie" (National Geographic) by Chris Carroll http://www7.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0605/feature6/


Internet Entries Received
(Grouped by Date/Name of submitter)

From NM Dan Heisman (4 May 2006)

Category 22: Best Web-Based Analysis: "When is a King Safe?" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman56.pdf
Category 23: Best Web-Based Instruction: "The Theory of Chess Improvement" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman54.pdf
Category 23: Best Web-Based Instruction: "The Most Important Strategic Decisions" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman58.pdf
Category 23: Best Web-Based Instruction: "Initial and Final Candidate Moves" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman59.pdf
Category 23: Best Web-Based Instruction: "The Two Triggers" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman61.pdf

From Olimpiu G. Urcan (15 May 2006)

Category 28: Best Historical Article: "The Mysterious Chess Life of Rudolph L. Sze" http://www.chesscafe.com/text/skittles277.pdf

From Hank Anzis (26 May 2006)

Catagory 4: Best Chess Column, Any Media: "Scholastic Side" on http://www.iowachess.org,
    Three columns submitted: Nov 14, 2005, Dec 14, 2005, Apr 13, 2006

From J. Franklin Campbell (6 June 2006)

Catagory 21: Best Web-based Review: "Half a Bitch is Better Than None" by Neil R. Brennen http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a060214.htm

Catagory 24: Best Correspondence Chess Website: "The Campbell Report" http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/

Catagory 28: Best Historical Article: "The Caged Bird: The Story of T. A. Thompson" by Neil R. Brennen http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a060315.htm

Catagory 28: Best Historical Article: "'The Queen of Chess': The Correspondence Chess of Ellen Gilbert" by Neil R. Brennen http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a051107.htm

Catagory 28: Best Historical Article: The Reverend Charles Edward Ranken and Mid-Victorian Correspondence Chess by John S. Hilbert http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/articles/a051110.htm

From Daren Dillinger (16 June 2006)

Catagory 39: Best piece with a chess related theme to appear in a non-chess or mainstream publication: Chess article in The Florida Times-Union newspaper at http://www.jacksonville.com,
    "DePaul Middle Takes Crown": http://www.jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/052006/nep_21913565.shtml

Catagory 39: Best piece with a chess related theme to appear in a non-chess or mainstream publication: Chess article in Aug. 2005 Psychology Today magazine at http://www.psychologytoday.com,
    "The Grandmaster Experiment" by Carlin Flora:
    http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/index.php?term=pto-20050614-000002.xml&print=1

From Matt Traynor (25 June 2006)

Catagory 23: Best web based instruction: "A Gem just below the surface" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/gembelowthesurface.htm

Catagory 27: Best human interest story: "Topalov vs. Anand the new great rivalry" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/topalov_vs_anand.htm

Catagory 30: Best Editiorial: "It's not the Legality that matters it's the Value" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/Ilyumzhinov100105.htm
Catagory 30: Best Editiorial: "FIDE has no claim to the Chess World Championship" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/fide_has_not_claim_to_the__chess.htm
Catagory 30: Best Editiorial: "The case for Kramnik vs. Topalov" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/case_for_kramnik_vs_topalov.htm

Catagory 34: Best humorous contribution: "Hangin outed" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/hangin_outed.htm

Catagory 34: Best humorous contribution: "Martians land in San Diego" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/martians_land_in_san_diego.htm

Catagory 38: Best general chess article: "Sport's sacred barriers" by Matt Traynor http://www.chessreporter.com/sports_sacred_barriers.htm

From A. J. Goldsby (1 July 2006)

Catagory 22: Best Web-Based Analysis: "Game of The Month" for February 2006 by A. J. Goldsby http://www.geocities.com/thegotmman/gotm_feb-06.html

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