Category: Chess

The Ohio Championship Games of James Schroeder – 1950 and 1985

James Schroeder won the Ohio Chess Championship in 1950. When he won again in 1985, as co-champion with Calvin Blocker, he became the two-time champion with the longest time before repeating — 35 years. He went without a loss in both championship tournaments, scoring 5-0-1 (W-L-D) in 1950, and 4-0-2 in 1985. Here are his games from those two tournaments.

Going Out of Business Sale!

Please direct inquiries about books in this list to James Schroeder by phone (360-258-9401) or mail (address below). For Sale. Prices shown are with postage paid. Send your name and address, list of the books you want, and a check…

The Man Who Once was “Somebody”

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Byron White was asked: “Are you ‘Whizzer’ White?” “I once was.” He was the most famous football player in the USA in 1938. I was once “somebody,” the most honored and respected name in chess. 40-50…