Number of games in database: 16
Years covered: 1949 to 1996
Overall record: +5 -10 =1 (34.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|C80|| ||Ruy Lopez, Open (2 games)|
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(born Mar-02-1935, died Feb-18-2007, 71 years old) United States of America
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John Penquite won the Iowa State Championship eight times between 1951 and 1973. Later, he became one of the strongest correspondence players in USCF history, finishing =1st in the 1990 USCF Golden Knights Championship and achieving a rating of 2939, the highest in the country, after winning 58 consecutive games. He and Martin Harrow tied for 2nd-3rd place with 7 out of 10 points at the 1953 US Junior championship at Kansas City.
References / Sources
| page 1 of 1; 16 games
|1. J Penquite vs J Belzer
||1-0||14||1949||50th US Open||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|2. J McCord vs J Penquite
|| ||1-0||21||1949||50th US Open||C44 King's Pawn Game|
|3. J Penquite vs K A Anderson
||1-0||13||1949||50th US Open||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|4. J Penquite vs J Spence
|| ||0-1||24||1951||1st Midwest Open||C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense|
|5. H E Myers vs J Penquite
||1-0||32||1953||Illinois open||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|6. J Penquite vs I Schwartz
|| ||1-0||39||1953||54th US Open||D69 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Classical, 13.de|
|7. H Steiner vs J Penquite
|| ||1-0||19||1953||54th US Open||D22 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|8. Jose R Florido vs J Penquite
|| ||1-0||67||1953||54th US Open||C13 French|
|9. H Meifert vs J Penquite
|| ||1-0||38||1953||54th US Open||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|10. I Rivise vs J Penquite
|| ||1-0||25||1954||2nd Pan-American Chess Congress||B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer|
|11. G Krauss vs J Penquite
|| ||½-½||20||1961||Utah Open||D59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower|
|12. J Penquite vs W F Taber
|| ||0-1||24||1961||Utah Open||A00 Uncommon Opening|
|13. J Penquite vs S Hunt
|| ||1-0||41||1961||Utah Open||D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|14. J Penquite vs G Krauss
|| ||1-0||39||1961||Idaho v Utah match||D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch|
|15. J Penquite vs W F Taber
|| ||0-1||44||1962||Nevada Open||A04 Reti Opening|
|16. J Penquite vs C A Pote
|| ||0-1||37||1996||ASPCC corr||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
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|Feb-18-10|| ||whiteshark: John Penquite has left the building February 18, 2007. RIP|
|Sep-24-10|| ||GrahamClayton: =1st 1990 USCF Golden Knights open correspondence championship. Iowa State Champion 1951, 1952, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1971, 1972, 1973. He first appeared in the 1948 tournament aged 13, and finished =1st in 1951 at the age of 16. =1st in 1963 Missouri Open. Achieved a USCF correspondence rating of 2939 in 1992 after winning 58 onsecutive games. Won 6 consecutive Hawver Cups from 1999-2004 in the All Service Postal Chess Club.|
|Feb-18-16|| ||TheFocus: rest in peace, John Penquite.
That 2,939 rating is nothing to sneeze at.
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