All Entries Received for Chess Journalist Awards 2009


(For a complete list of categories and instructions for sending entries
to the Chief Judge, see the 18 March 2009 Press Release)
Note: Deadline for submitting entries has been extended to June 15, 2009

All Entries Received
(Entries Below Grouped by Category)

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18

Payment Received indicates the entry fee has been received
Local Interest indicates entry eligible for a “Local Interest” Award


Category 1     Chess Journalist of the Year

See: http://www.chessjournalism.org/2009 entries/journalistofyear.htm


Category 2     Best Chess Column

From Dan Heisman, 20 May 2009 Payment Received
    Novice Nook (Chess Café) by Dan Heisman
        Novice Nook 100: Best Novice Nook Ideas (PDF link)
        Anders’ Game (PDF link)
        The Room Full of Grandmasters (PDF link)

From Ralph Dubisch, Editor, Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
    And In The End (Northwest Chess) by Dana Muller Local Interest
        Nov 2008Dec 2008Jan 2009 (PDF files)

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
    Vigorito on Chess (Chess Horizons) by David Vigorito
        Oct-Dec 2008Jan-March 2009April-June 2009 (PDF files)

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   USCF History by Al Lawrence, Chess Life Jan-Feb 2009
         1939-1948, 1949-1958, 1959-1968 (PDF files)
   Chess to Enjoy by GM Andy Soltis, Chess Life Jan-Mar 2009
         Jan 2009 page1, p2, Feb 2009 p1, p2, Mar 2009 p1, p2, (PDF files)
   My Favorite King and Pawn Endings for Students by Pete Tamburro, Chess Life for Kids
         
June 2008, August 2008, October 2008 (PDF files)

From Jonathan Hilton, editor Ohio Chess Connection, 18 June 2009 Payment Received
        Dobb’s Diagnosis, July 2008, Sept 2008, Nov 2008, Ohio Chess Connection (PDF files) Local Interest


Category 3     Best State Magazine

From Steve Ferrero, Editor Atlantic Chess News, 9 May 2009 Payment Received
    Atlantic Chess NewsJuly thru September 2008, October thru December 2008 (PDF files) Local Interest

From Bob Howe, Editor Missouri Chess Bulletin, 31 May 2009 Payment Received
    Missouri Chess Bulletin, Editor Bob Howe, Assistant Editor Thomas Rehmeier – Summer 2008, Fall 2008 (PDF files) Local Interest

From Ralph Dubisch, Editor, Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
   Northwest Chess, Editor Ralph Dubisch – March 2009, April 2009 (PDF files) Local Interest

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
        Chess Horizons, Editor Mark Donlan - Jan-Mar 2009, April-June 2009 (PDF files)

From Jonathan Hilton, Editor, Ohio Chess Connection, 18 June 2009 Payment Received
        Ohio Chess Connection, Editor Jonathan Hilton, July/Aug 2008, Nov/Dec 2008 (PDF files) Local Interest


Category 4     Most Notable Achievement in Correspondence Chess

From J. Franklin Campbell, 1 June 2009 Payment Received
    The NFL Comes to ICCF, Webmaster: J. Franklin Campbell

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   2005 Electronic Knights by FM Alex Dunne, Chess Life April 2009, page 30, page 31, page 32 (three PDF files)


Category 5     Best Chess Art

From Steve Ferrero, Rosalyn B. Katz, 7 May 2009 Payment Received
    Zaria, Chess Life for KidsFeb 2009, April 2009, June 2009 (JPG files)

From Kent B. Nelson, 16 May 2009 Payment Received
    from The Life and Chess Career of Anton Sildmets, A Narrative of a Nebraska Chess Icon
        and other Chess Stories
Owl Attack by Janna Harsch (JPG file)
        from article The Day I Met the Lincoln Legends

From Dan Heisman, 20 May 2009 Payment Received
    King in Light on NM Dan Heisman’s web page Samples of Dan's Art

From Randy Reynolds, 28 May 2009 Payment Received
    Colorado Chess Informant, October 2008 – The McCain Gambit (JPG file)

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
        Chess Horizons, cover April-June 2009 (PDF file)

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   Chess Life June 2008 cover, Cover design by Frankie Butler and photo by Jason Janik (PDF file)
   Chess Life May 2009 cover, Cover art by Shirley Szymanek (PDF file)
   Chess Life Aug 2008 cover, Frankie Butler, photos by Black/Toby, Inc. (PDF file)
   Chess Life for Kids April 2009 cover, Cat Connor Spradlin, photos by Herbert Valdsaar (PDF file)


Category 6     Best Chess Photograph

From Steve Ferrero, Editor Atlantic Chess News, 9 May 2009 Payment Received
    Atlantic Chess News Cover Photo (PDF file), October thru December 2008 Local Interest

From Luciana Morales Mendoza, 20 May 2009 Payment Received
    Thumb Up, Chess Life Online (JPG file), December 22, 2008 Local Interest

From Betsy Carina Dynako, 31 May 2009 Payment Received
    The King Slap Heard Round the World (JPG file), Chess Life August 2008 page 25 and
    Chess Life Online, December 22, 2008, also see http://main.uschess.org/content/view/8467/456/ at 1:14 in Local Interest

From Macauley Peterson, 2 June 2009 Payment Received
    Linares: Generations (web page), photo by Macauley Peterson

From Ralph Dubisch, editor, Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
    Northwest Chess, cover March 2009– Viktors Pupols cover, photo by Philip Peterson (PDF file) Local Interest
    Northwest Chess, September 2008 – de gib bang by Philip Peterson (PDF file) Local Interest

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   IM Larry Kaufman plays Jeffrey Haskel in speed chess by Jon Haskel, Chess Life July 2008 p.19 (PDF file)


Category 7     Best Tournament Report

From Steve Ferrero, Editor Atlantic Chess News, 9 May 2009 Payment Received
    Youth Championship In Vietnam by Anna R. Matlin Atlantic Chess News (PDF file) Local Interest

From Ralph Dubisch, editor, Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
   Reno 2008: Fun and Games from the Western States Open
      by Keith Yamanaka, Northwest Chess Jan 2009 (PDF file) Local Interest

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
   Palin Gambit wins 2009 USATE
      by Paul MacIntyre, Chess Horizons April-June 2009 (PDF file)

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   Living on Tulsa Time (U. S. Championship) by Tom Braunlich, Chess Life August 2008 page 16,
          page 16, page 17, page 18, page 19, page 20, page 21, page 22, page 23, page 24 (nine PDF files)
   Yeager Has the Right Stuff by FM Mike Klein, Chess Life August 2008 page 32,
          page 32, page 33, page 34, page 35, page 36 (five PDF files)
   Bronze Times Two by FM Mike Klein, Chess Life February 2009 page 32,
          page 32, p.33, p.34, p.35, p.36, p.37, p.38, p.39, p.40, p.41, p.42 (eleven PDF files)
   Who Dares Wins by GM Ian Rogers, Chess Life May 2009 page 18,
          page 18, p.19, p.20, p.21, p.22, p.23, p.24, p.25, p.26, p.27 (ten PDF files)
   Teeming Chess: The 2009 U.S. Amateur Team Events by Jonathan Hilton, Chess Life May 2009 page 28,
          page 28, p.29, p.30, p.31, p.32, p.33 (six PDF files)
   Anand's Army by Jerry Hanken, Chess Life Oct 2008 page 16,
          page 16, p.17, p.18, p.19, p.20, p.21 (six PDF files)

From Jonathan Hilton, editor Ohio Chess Connection, 23 June 2009
     Kaufman, A Perfect Champion (U. S. Senior Open) by Jerry Hanken, Chess Life July 2008 (PDF file)


Category 8     Best Newspaper Column

From David R. Sands, Congressional correspondent/chess columnist, The Washington Times 31 May 2009 Payment Received
Print copies have been received. (9 June 2009)
    Chess,The Washington Times by David R. Sands (Print copy only)
        7/29/08 "Worldwide summertime rush"
        9/2/08  "Atlantic Open attracts at crowd in D.C."
        4/28/09 "Antidote for Petroff plague"

From Bill Cornwall, chess columnist, Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel 9 June 2009 Payment Received
    Chess: A Knight’s Tour,Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel by Bill Cornwall (WORD files)
       7/20/2008, 5/24/2009, 3/29/2009

From Lubomir Kavalek, chess columnist, The Washington Post 9 June 2009 Payment Received
    CHESS,The Washington Post by Lubomir Kavalek April 27, 2009, May 18, 2009, May 25, 2009


Category 9     Best Chess Website

From Luciana Morales Mendoza, public information coordinator of the UTB chess team, 20 May 2009 Payment Received
    The UTB/TSC Chess team and the Scorpion Chess Club blog Local Interest

From Christopher Bird, 27 May 2009 Payment Received
    SACA - Southern Arizona Chess Association, Webmaster: Jonathan Shacter Local Interest

From Michael Goeller, 1 June 2009 Payment Received
    The Kenilworthian weblog, Webmaster: Michael Goeller

From Macauley Peterson, 2 June 2009 Payment Received
    Chess.FM Blog, Macauley Peterson (editor)

From Daniel C. DeLuca, 2 June 2009 Payment Received
    ChessMaine, Daniel C. DeLuca

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
   MACA, The Massachusetts Chess Association, Tiffany Wang

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   Chess Life Online by Jennifer Shahade


Category 10     Best Historical Article

From Kent B Nelson 16 May 2009
    Anton’s Correspondence Counterpart from The Life and Chess Career of Anton Sildmets,
         A Narrative of a Nebraska Chess Iconand other Chess Stories
by Kent B. Nelson (PDF file)

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
   In Memoriam: William G. Addison, Chess Horizons Jan-March 2009 by George Mirijanian (PDF file)

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   York vs. Philadelphia: The 1858 Telegraph Match by Neil Brennen,
         Chess Life June 2008, page 36, page 37, page 38, page 39, page 40 (five PDF files)

From Jonathan Hilton, Editor Ohio Chess Connection, 18 June 2009 Payment Received
   Uncrowned Chess Champions: Viktor Korchnoi by David Friedman,
         Ohio Chess Connection March/April 2009 (PDF file) Local Interest


Category 11     Best Interview

From Harvey Lerman 2 May 2009 Payment Received
    Space Chess, floridaCHESS, Summer 2008 (PDF file) Local Interest

From Macauley Peterson, 2 June 2009 Payment Received
    Kamsky’s First Interview by Macauley Peterson, Chess.FM Blog (Audio)
    Corus According to Carlsen by Macauley Peterson, Chess.FM Blog (Audio)

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
   The Man Behind Forcing Chess Moves, Chess Horizons Oct-Dec 2008 by Edwin Lam (PDF file) Local Interest

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   Interview with an American Medallist: IM Sam Shankland, Chess Life Online Dec. 6, 2008 by Jennifer Shahade and Sam Shankland


Category 12     Best Editorial

From Steve Ferrero, Editor Atlantic Chess News, 9 May 2009 Payment Received
    Women In Chess by Ken Calitri, Atlantic Chess News (PDF file) Local Interest

From Daren Dillinger, 26 May 2009 Payment Received
    Getting Straight From the Get-Go by Daren Dillinger, Chessville September 2008

From Ralph Dubisch, editor, Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
   From the Editor’s Desk by Ralph Dubisch, Northwest Chess (PDF file) Local Interest

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009
   In Partial Defense of Chess Book Publishers,
      Chess Horizons July-Sept 2008 by Howard Goldowsky (PDF file) Local Interest


Category 13     Best Review

From Steve Ferrero, Editor Atlantic Chess News, 9 May 2009 Payment Received
    The Genius & The Misery Of Chess by Michael V. Polito Atlantic Chess News (PDF file) Local Interest

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
   Positional Self-Training by Dennis Monokroussos, Chess Horizons Oct-Dec 2008 (PDF file) Local Interest

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   A Chess Life Among  Fish and Fleas by Howard  Goldowsky, Chess Life July 2008 (PDF file)
   Modern Chess Openings, 15th Edition by GM Alexander Shabalov, Chess Life September 2008 p.38
          page 38, page 39, page 40, page 41, page 42 (five PDF files)


Category 14     Best Analysis

From Dan Heisman, 20 May 2009 Payment Received
     Anders’ Game from Novice Nook (Chess Café) (PDF link)
     The Endgame Bind from Novice Nook (Chess Café) (PDF link)

From Andy Catlin, 29 May 2009 Payment Received
    Tim McGrew’s Rook Endgames from West Michigan Chess by Tim McGrew
        (All published between 6/1/08 and 5/31/09)

From Ralph Dubisch, editor, Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
   And In The End by Dana Muller, Northwest Chess Nov 2008 (PDF file) Local Interest

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
   Ivanov Annotates by Alexander Ivanov, Chess Horizons Oct-Dec 2008 (PDF file) Local Interest
   Kosteniuk Annotates by Alexandra Kosteniuk, Chess Horizons Jan-March 2009 (PDF file) Local Interest

From Jonathan Hilton, editor Ohio Chess Connection, 18 June 2009 Payment Received
     The Best Game I Ever Lost by Jerry Hanken,
          July/August 2008 Ohio Chess Connection (PDF file) Local Interest


Category 15     Best Instructive Lesson

From Steve Ferrero, Editor Atlantic Chess News, 9 May 2009 Payment Received
    Chess Gems by Peter J. Tamburro Jr. (PDF file) Local Interest

From Dan Heisman, 20 May 2009 Payment Received
    from Novice Nook (Chess Café), Novice Nook 100: The Best Novice Nook Ideas (PDF link)
    from Novice Nook (Chess Café), The Fun of Pros and Cons (PDF link)
    from Novice Nook (Chess Café), The Room Full of Grandmasters (PDF link)

From Ralph Dubisch, editor, Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
   Transitions Part 1 Jan 2009, Part 2 March 2009, Part 3 April 2009
      by Pete Prochaska, Northwest Chess (PDF file) Local Interest

From Mark Donlan, Editor, Chess Horizons, 6 June 2009 Payment Received
   Bishop vs. Knight Battles in the Endgame by Nicholas Sterling
      Chess Horizons Jan-March 2009 (PDF file) Local Interest

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   Forcing Sequences, the key to better calculation by FM Charles Hertan, Chess Life August 2008 p.42
          page 42, page 43, page 44, (three PDF files)


Category 16     Best Humorous Contribution

From Bob Basalla, 29 May 2009
    Mate the Beatles (Attack...) by Bob Basalla, Ohio Chess Connection, July/Aug 2008 (PDF file)
    Mate the Beatles (Paired...) by Bob Basalla, Ohio Chess Connection, Nov/Dec 2008 (PDF file)

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
    Pascal on His Big Win in Bermuda, Chess Life Online Feb. 7, 2009 by GM Pascal Charbonneau

From Jonathan Hilton, editor Ohio Chess Connection, 18 June 2009 Payment Received
    The Fogarty View, by Joe Fogarty, May/June 2008 Ohio Chess Connection Local Interest


Category 17    Special Recognition Award

From Steve Ferrero, Editor Atlantic Chess News, 9 May 2009 Payment Received
    What It’s Like Being Married To An International Master by Dawn Ippolito Atlantic Chess News (PDF file) Local Interest

From Diego Garces, 11 May 2009 Payment Received
    Kosteniuk World Chess Champion (How I became the 12th Women's World Champion) by Alexandra Kosteniuk (DVD)

From Macauley Peterson, 2 June 2009 Payment Received
    The U.S. Chess Championship, round by round videos by Macauley Peterson and Jennifer Shahade (Videos)

From Ralph Dubisch, editor Northwest Chess, 3 June 2009 Payment Received
   Earth vs. Space by David Hendricks, Northwest Chess Nov 2008 (PDF file) Local Interest

From Alan Kantor, Editorial Assistant/Copy Editor Chess Life, 15 June 2009
   Dennison’s 50 by Frank K. Berry, Chess Life June 2008, page 24, p.25, p.26, p.27 (four PDF files)
   Where Have You Gone, Rachels, Shaked & Rao? by FM Mike Klein, Chess Life Sept 2008, page 24, p.25, p.26, p.27, p.28, p.29 (six PDF files)
   Hip Hop Variation by WGM Jennifer Shahade, Chess Life Jan 2009, page 36, p.37, p.38, p.39 (four PDF files)
   The Wavemaster by Paul Gold, Chess Life March 2009, page 24, p.25, p.26, p.27, p.28, p.29 (six PDF files)
   U.S. Chess School Comes to Arizona, Chess Life Online Jan. 21, 2009 by Elizabeth Vicary
   U.S. Chess School Comes to New Jersey, Chess Life Online Aug. 19, 2008 by Elizabeth Vicary


Category 18    Excellence in Chess Writing, Mainstream Media

From Josh Lipowsky, 7 May 2009
    Chessidim by Josh Lipowsky The Jewish Standard, July 11, 2008 (PDF file) Local Interest


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