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John Hudson
Number of games in database: 30
Years covered: 1956 to 1987
Overall record: +12 -12 =6 (50.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Feb-08-1930, died Oct-09-2012, 82 years old) United States of America

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John (Jack) A. Hudson won the 1952 Louisiana State Championship. In 1956, he won the U.S. Amateur Championship. He was Armed Forces Champion in 1960 (tied with Arthur Feuerstein), 1961, and 1970. In 1965, he won the California State Open. In 1951, following the outbreak of the Korean War, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He was a navigator-bombardier on B47 and B52 bombers. He was also a navigation-training instructor and served as editor of The Navigator magazine. He retired from the USAF in 1971 with the rank of Major.

Last updated: 2017-08-02 23:45:51

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Hudson vs D Ruth  0-140195657th US OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. J Hudson vs Carl R Freeman  1-014195657th US OpenB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
3. W A Thomasson vs J Hudson ½-½25195657th US OpenC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
4. J Hudson vs B Stevens  1-040195657th US OpenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. R Martin vs J Hudson  1-046195657th US OpenC02 French, Advance
6. J Hudson vs Kamalakar Raut  1-052195657th US OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
7. H Avram vs J Hudson  ½-½27195657th US OpenE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
8. J Hudson vs C C Crittenden  ½-½31195657th US OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
9. G Fuster vs J Hudson  1-036195657th US OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
10. J Hudson vs P Lapiken  1-035195657th US OpenB07 Pirc
11. Leighton Allen vs J Hudson 0-115195758th US OpenC18 French, Winawer
12. J Hudson vs J R Beitling  1-020195758th US OpenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
13. B Garfinkel vs J Hudson  0-123195758th US OpenA91 Dutch Defense
14. J Hudson vs J W Collins  0-139195758th US OpenB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
15. J Hudson vs Bisguier 0-126195758th US OpenC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
16. M Rohland vs J Hudson  0-131195758th US OpenC18 French, Winawer
17. S Popel vs J Hudson  1-047195859th US OpenA04 Reti Opening
18. W R Jones vs J Hudson  0-139195859th US OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
19. J Hudson vs A Di Camillo  ½-½46195859th US OpenB32 Sicilian
20. P Lapiken vs J Hudson  1-038195859th US OpenB20 Sicilian
21. J Hudson vs R H Steinmeyer  0-167195859th US OpenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
22. J Hudson vs R Hoppe  0-1221959Sonoma Experts tB03 Alekhine's Defense
23. J Hudson vs R C Moran  1-0311960Thomas Emery Armed Forces ChB01 Scandinavian
24. J Hudson vs T Loos  1-023196465th US OpenB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
25. J Hudson vs D Root 0-1161986Los AngelesB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
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  GrahamClayton: Air Force Captain John Hudson tied for 1st place in the inaugral US Armed Forces chess championship in 1960, and won the title outright in 1961. Hudson was a bombardier-navigator on B-52 bombers.

Hudson was also 1952 Louisiana State Champion, 1956 US Amateur Champion and in 1965 won the California State Open, played in Fresno. Hudson was serving at the Mather Air Force Base at the time.

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  Stonehenge: He is listed here as an endgame study composer:

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