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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 Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. J Kalish vs E Dunphy 1-019 1966 OkinawaC30 King's Gambit Declined
2. J Kalish vs G Sanakoev  0-135 1978 corr-10 WCHB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
3. M Govbinder vs J Kalish  1-053 1978 corr-10 WCHE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
4. J Kalish vs H Sorensen  ½-½27 1978 corr-10 WCHC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
5. K B Richardson vs J Kalish 1-034 1978 corr-10 WCHC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
6. J Muhana vs J Kalish  1-045 1978 corr-10 WCHC71 Ruy Lopez
7. J Kalish vs J Svenningsson  ½-½25 1978 corr-10 WCHC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
8. J S Morgado vs J Kalish  1-033 1978 corr-10 WCHC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
9. J Boey vs J Kalish 1-028 1978 corr-10 WCHC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
10. J Kalish vs Estrin  1-041 1978 corr-10 WCHB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. J Kalish vs V Palciauskas  0-132 1978 corr-10 WCHC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
12. J Kalish vs K H Maeder  ½-½70 1978 corr-10 WCHB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
13. J Kalish vs W Seeliger  ½-½60 1978 corr-10 WCHC00 French Defense
14. R Kauranen vs J Kalish  1-038 1978 corr-10 WCHC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
15. J Kalish vs M Kletsel  0-130 1978 corr-10 WCHB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
16. K E Engel vs J Kalish  ½-½40 1978 corr-10 WCHE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
17. J Kalish vs M Suta  ½-½30 1979 corres EURC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-06-15  ljfyffe: Kalish scored 3 and one half out of a possible15
in the CC Championship Final X.
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