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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 S Morgado vs J Kalish  1-0331978corr-10 WCHC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
3. J Boey vs J Kalish 1-0281978corr-10 WCHC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. J Kalish vs Estrin  1-0411978corr-10 WCHB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
5. J Kalish vs V Palciauskas  0-1321978corr-10 WCHC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
6. J Kalish vs K H Maeder  ½-½701978corr-10 WCHB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
7. J Kalish vs W Seeliger  ½-½601978corr-10 WCHC00 French Defense
8. R Kauranen vs J Kalish  1-0381978corr-10 WCHC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
9. J Kalish vs M Kletsel  0-1301978corr-10 WCHB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. K E Engel vs J Kalish  ½-½401978corr-10 WCHE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
11. J Kalish vs G Sanakoev  0-1351978corr-10 WCHB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
12. M Govbinder vs J Kalish  1-0531978corr-10 WCHE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
13. J Kalish vs H Sorensen  ½-½271978corr-10 WCHC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
14. K B Richardson vs J Kalish 1-0341978corr-10 WCHC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
15. J Muhana vs J Kalish  1-0451978corr-10 WCHC71 Ruy Lopez
16. J Kalish vs J Svenningsson  ½-½251978corr-10 WCHC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
17. J Kalish vs M Suta  ½-½301979corres 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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