Chess Life: Official Publication of the United States Chess Federation Volume XXXVI (36)
Chess Life: Official Publication of the United States Chess Federation Volume XXXVI (36)
Chess Life: Official Publication of the United States Chess Federation Volume XXXVI (36)
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Chess Life: Official Publication of the United States Chess Federation Volume XXXVI (36)

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Author: Fairfield W Hoben [editor]

Year: 1981

Publisher: United States Chess Federation

Place: New York

Description:

12 with diagrams, illustrations, photographs and index. Quarto (11" x 8 1/4") bound in original publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Volume 36. (Betts: 7-103) First edition.

The United States Chess Federation was incorporated on December 27, 1939. In the early years, it had no office and no publication. In 1945 and 1946, USCF Annual books were published. In 1946, publication of Chess Life started as a bi-weekly newspaper, usually eight or twelve pages long. In 1961, Frank Brady converted Chess Life to a slick-covered magazine. In 1969, Chess Life merged with Chess Review, the other leading U.S. chess magazine. The magazine was published under the title Chess Life & Review starting with the November 1969 issue until 1980 when it returned to the name Chess Life. Editors of Chess Life 05/1946–12/1957 Montgomery Major; 01/1958-12/1960 Fred M. Wren; 01/1961–12/1961 Frank Brady; 01/1962–05/1966 J. F. Reinhardt; 06/1966–11/1966 Ed Edmondson and Bill Goichberg; 12/1966 Burt Hochberg and Ed Edmondson; 01/1967–10/1979 Burt Hochberg; 11/1979–01/1982 Fairfield W. Hoban; 02/1982–12/1984 Frank Elley; 01/1985–03/1988 Larry Parr; 04/1988 Fairfield W. Hoban; 05/1988–07/1989 Don Maddox; 08/1989 Boris Baczynskyj; 09/1989–10/1990 Julie Ann Desch; 11/1990–10/2000 Glenn Petersen; 11/2000–10/2003 Peter Kurzdorfer; 11/2003–12/2003 Glenn Petersen; 01/2004–03/2005 Kalev Pehme; 04/2005–02/2006 Glenn Petersen; 10/2005–02/2006 Gerald Dullea; 03/2006–present Daniel Lucas

Condition:

Corners bumped, note taped to front paste down else very good.