Internet Entries Received for Chess Journalist Awards 2007


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 10 March 2007 Press Release)

Internet Entries Received
(For non-Internet Entries see
Other Entries)
(Entries Below Grouped by Category)

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Category 1     Chess Journalist of the Year

See: http://www.chessjournalism.org/2007entries/journalistofyear.htm


Category 2     Gallery of Distinguished Chess Journalists

See: http://www.chessjournalism.org/2007entries/gallery.htm


Category 3     Best Book


Category 4     Best Chess Column

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    "Ask GM Joel" Link 1, Link 2, Link 3


Category 5     Best State Magazine (awarded to editor)


Category 6     Most Notable Achievement in Correspondence Chess Journalism

From J. Franklin Campbell (21 June 2007)
    The Campbell Report web site http://correspondencechess.com/campbell
    APCT New Bulletin Chess Column "The Campbell Report", three columns submitted:
        http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/apctcol/c0607.htm
        http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/apctcol/c0609.htm
        http://correspondencechess.com/campbell/apctcol/c0611.htm
    USA Correspondence Chess Games/Crosstables Archive (at www.iccfus.com) http://www.iccfus.com/games/usccc.htm


Category 7     Best Layout


Category 8     Best Chess Art


Category 9     Best Photograph


Category 10     Best Tournament Report, Any Media

From Michael Goeller (25 June 2007)
    "How 15-year-old Evan Ju Won the 2006 New Jersey Open" Link

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    "Irina Krush Blogs from Gibraltar" by IM Irina Krush Link
    "Pruess Wins Norm in France" by IM Josh Friedel (Part I, Part II)
    "Alex's Letter from Elista" by GM Alexander Onischuk (Part I, Part II, Part III)
    "Junior High Nationals: Big Winners and a Big Tie" by Elizabeth Vicary Link


Category 11     Best Regular Newspaper Column


Category 12     Best Regular Newspaper Column of Local Interest


Category 13     Best State Web Site

From Dan DeLuca (20 June 2007)
    Maine Chess Association Web Site http://www.ChessMaine.net

From Colin Potts (1 July 2007)
    Georgia Chess Association Web Site http://www.georgiachess.org/


Category 14     Best General Web Site

From Michael Goeller (25 June 2007)
    Chess Cafe http://www.chesscafe.com/

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    USCF http://www.uschess.org

From A. J. Goldsby I (7 July 2007)
    1904 Cambridge Springs International Chess Congress Link


Category 15     Best Human Interest Story

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    "Chess in the Trees" by Jennifer Shahade Link
    "Hip Hop Chess in San Francisco" by Jennifer Shahade Link
    "Wilt and Bobby: Not a Random Encounter" by David Friedman Link
    "Chess on Fire" by Jennifer Shahade Link


Category 16     Best Historical Article

From J. Franklin Campbell (29 June 2007)
    "Captain Vladimir Sournin: A Russian Chess Player's Exploits in America" by Olimpiu G. Urcan Link


Category 17     Best Interview

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    "Sarkar Speaks" by Jerry Hanken Link


Category 18     Best Editorial

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    "Move First, Write Later, A New Year's Resolution?" by Macauley Peterson Link


Category 19     Best Review

From Glenn Petersen (25 June 2007)
    "This is the end, my friend" (Book review at www.chesscafe.com) http://www.chesscafe.com/text/review555.pdf

From Michael Goeller (25 June 2007)
    "The Immortal Game and Chess History" Link

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    "Jennifer on the Art of Learning" by Jennifer Shahade Link


Category 20     Best Analysis

From CM Dan Heisman (17 May 2007)
    "Is It Safe?" (Novice Nook at www.chesscafe.com) Link

From Michael Goeller (25 June 2007)
    "Sutovsky's Anti-Rubinstein 5.O-O!" Link

From A. J. Goldsby I (7 July 2007)
    "GOTM; October, 2006" Link
    "Oh, those dog-gone appellations!" Link

From Jonathan Hilton (11 July 2007)
    "How Wojo Won: Part I" (Chess Life Online, Dec. 2006) Link
    "How Wojo Won: Part II" (Chess Life Online, Feb. 2007) Link
    "How Wojo Won: Part III" (Chess Life Online, Apr. 2007) Link


Category 21     Best Instruction

From CM Dan Heisman (17 May 2007)
    "Making Chess Simple" (Novice Nook at www.chesscafe.com) http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman67.pdf
    "Trading Pawns When Ahead" (Novice Nook at www.chesscafe.com) http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman72.pdf
    "The Most Common OTB Mistakes (Novice Nook at www.chesscafe.com) http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman70.pdf
    "Breaking Down Barriers" (Novice Nook at www.chesscafe.com) http://www.chesscafe.com/text/heisman69.pdf

From Michael Goeller (25 June 2007)
    "Patterns of Error" Link

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    "How Wojo Won, Part I" by Jonathan Hilton Link

From Jonathan Hilton (11 July 2007)
    "How Wojo Won: Part I" (Chess Life Online, Dec. 2006) Link
    "How Wojo Won: Part II" (Chess Life Online, Feb. 2007) Link
    "How Wojo Won: Part III" (Chess Life Online, Apr. 2007) Link


Category 22     Best Humorous Contribution

From Glenn Petersen (25 June 2007)
    "This is the end, my friend" (Book review at www.chesscafe.com) http://www.chesscafe.com/text/review555.pdf

From Randall Hough (30 June 2007)
    "Story: The Fantasy US Championship" http://www.randyhough.com/word/?p=6

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    From Chess Life Online Top Ten Series: "Top Ten Chess Pick-Up Lines" Link
    From Chess Life Online Top Ten Series: "Top Ten Things Not to Tell Your Students" Link


Category 23     Special Recognition Award

From J. Franklin Campbell (21 June 2007)
    USA Correspondence Chess Games/Crosstables Archive (at www.iccfus.com) Link

From Michael Goeller (25 June 2007)
    "Chess and Evolutionary Theory" Link

From J. Franklin Campbell (29 June 2007)
    "Reflection time and the length of tournaments" by Wim van Vugt Link

From Alan Kantor (USCF) (3 July 2007)
    Fantasy Chess/ conducted via Chess Life Online,
    organized by Arun Sharma and Jennifer Shahade,
    covered by Arun Sharma, and programmed by Tim Wang
        "Fantasy Chess Is On!" Link
        "Fantasy Chess Winners!" Link


Category 24     Excellence in Chess Writing, Mainstream Media

(23 June 2007)

    "The Expert Mind" by Philip Ross, Scientific American, August 2006 Link
    "Getting Back in the Game" by Michael Tisserand, bestofneworleans.com, 3 October 2006 Link
    "From Champion To King" by Steve Springer, Los Angeles Times newspaper, 29 June 2006 Link, bottom of page
    "HU dean finds chess, business make a smart match" by Matthew Bowers, Virginian-Pilot newspaper, 27 Feb 2007 Link

(27 June 2007)

    "Chess Goes to School" by Ann Hulbert, Slate, May 2, 2007 Link
    "Chess Bump" by William Saletan, Slate, May 11, 2007 Link


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