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John Kalish
Number of games in database: 17
Years covered: 1966 to 1979
Overall record: +2 -9 =6 (29.4%)*
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JOHN KALISH
(born May-03-1937, died May-25-2001, 64 years old) United States of America

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John Peter Kalish, born in 1937, 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 Boey vs J Kalish 1-028 1978 corr-10 WCHC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
3. J S Morgado vs J Kalish  1-033 1978 corr-10 WCHC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. J Kalish vs W Seeliger  ½-½60 1978 corr-10 WCHC00 French Defense
5. J Kalish vs K H Maeder  ½-½70 1978 corr-10 WCHB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
6. K E Engel vs J Kalish  ½-½40 1978 corr-10 WCHE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. J Kalish vs V Palciauskas  0-132 1978 corr-10 WCHC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
8. J Kalish vs M Kletsel  0-130 1978 corr-10 WCHB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
9. R Kauranen vs J Kalish  1-038 1978 corr-10 WCHC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
10. J Kalish vs H Sorensen  ½-½27 1978 corr-10 WCHC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
11. M Govbinder vs J Kalish  1-053 1978 corr-10 WCHE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
12. J Kalish vs G Sanakoev  0-135 1978 corr-10 WCHB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
13. J Kalish vs J Svenningsson  ½-½25 1978 corr-10 WCHC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
14. J Muhana vs J Kalish  1-045 1978 corr-10 WCHC71 Ruy Lopez
15. K B Richardson vs J Kalish 1-034 1978 corr-10 WCHC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
16. J Kalish vs Estrin  1-041 1978 corr-10 WCHB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. J Kalish vs M Suta  ½-½30 1979 corres EURC35 King's Gambit Accepted, Cunningham
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