Author: The Butcher

James Schroeder 1927 – 2017

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. CLICK HERE to read the obituary…

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.