James Schroeder is a renown chess author, editor, critic, master, historian and constant student of the game. He is the Ohio Chess Champion of 1950 and 1985, and the winner of fifty consecutive U.S.C.F. rated games. Schroeder founded and continues to operate The Prison Chess Fund. He is also a seller of books and chess equipment. To find material on this site by Schroeder, use this menu:


James Schroeder, born on November 30, 1927, in Detroit, Michigan, died on July 8, 2017 in Vancouver, Washington.

He was the mentor of the Isolanis Chess Club, for which we will always be grateful.