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John Kalish
Number of games in database: 17
Years covered: 1966 to 1979
Overall record: +2 -9 =6 (29.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born May-03-1937, died May-25-2001, 64 years old) United States of America

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John Peter Kalish was an International Master Correspondence (IMC) player. Kalish has won the championship of Okinawa 25 consecutive times (from 1959 to 1984). In 1976 he tied for first with Victor Palciauskas in the 2nd North American Invitational Correspondence Chess Championship (winning on tie-break). He took last place in the 10th World Chess Correspondence Championship (1978-1984). The event was won by Palciuskas. He learned chess at the age of 16.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Kalish vs E Dunphy 1-0191966OkinawaC30 King's Gambit Declined
2. J Kalish vs M Kletsel  0-130197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. K E Engel vs J Kalish  ½-½40197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
4. J Kalish vs G Sanakoev  0-135197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. M Govbinder vs J Kalish  1-053197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
6. J Kalish vs H Sorensen  ½-½27197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
7. K B Richardson vs J Kalish 1-034197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
8. J A Muhana vs J Kalish  1-045197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC71 Ruy Lopez
9. J Kalish vs J Svenningsson  ½-½25197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
10. J S Morgado vs J Kalish  1-033197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
11. J Boey vs J Kalish 1-028197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
12. J Kalish vs Estrin  1-041197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. J Kalish vs V Palciauskas  0-132197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
14. J Kalish vs K H Maeder  ½-½70197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
15. J Kalish vs W Seeliger  ½-½60197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC00 French Defense
16. R Kauranen vs J Kalish  1-038197810th World Correspondence ChampionshipC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
17. J Kalish vs M Suta  ½-½301979corres EURC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
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Jul-06-15  ljfyffe: Kalish scored 3 and one half out of a possible15
in the CC Championship Final X.
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