The Absolute Correspondence Championship of the USCF: 1976-2010

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The Absolute Correspondence Championship of the United States Chess Federation, 1976-2010

This collection of the games, most of them annotated, features the United States Chess Federation’s premiere invitational tournament-- the Absolute Championship.

Features include statistical results of participants from 1976 through 2010, results of many opening variations as played in the Absolutes, yearly crosstables, biographical details of all winners and information on all participants, and indexes of players, opening variations and ECO codes.

About the Author
Alex Dunne is the United States Chess Federation correspondence chess director, author of more than a dozen chess books and frequent contributor to Chess Life. He is a FIDE Master, Life Master and ICCF Correspondence Chess Master. He lives in Sayre, Pennsylvania.

305 games, 36 tables, 248 diagrams, indexes

Table of Contents

Introduction      ix
Abbreviations      xi
The Inauguration of the Absolute Correspondence Championship      xii
Absolute Directors      xiii
Statistics for the 1976 to 2010 Participants      xv

The Tournaments, 1976-2010

The 1976 Absolute      1
The 1977 Absolute      8
The 1978 Absolute      14
The 1979 Absolute      23
The 1980 Absolute      31
The 1981 Absolute      39
The 1982 Absolute      49
The 1983 Absolute      60
The 1984 Absolute      66
The 1985 Absolute      74
The 1986 Absolute      78
The 1987 Absolute      87
The 1988 Absolute      95
The 1989 Absolute      105
The 1990 Absolute      114
The 1991 Absolute      124
The 1992 Absolute      133
The 1993 Absolute      146
The 1994 Absolute      156
The 1995 Absolute      164
The 1996 Absolute      173
The 1997 Absolute      180
The 1998 Absolute      190
The 1999 Absolute      205
The 2000 Absolute      215
The 2001 Absolute      223
The 2002 Absolute      232
The 2003 Absolute      243
The 2004 Absolute      254
The 2005 Absolute      263
The 2006 Absolute      274
The 2007 Absolute      288
The 2008 Absolute      296
The 2009 Absolute      307
The 2010 Absolute      317

Index of Openings (Traditional Names)      325
Index of Openings (ECO Codes)      326
Player Index      328


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Edition : Paperback
Publication date : January 1, 2012
Number of pages : 348
Publisher : McFarland
Weight : 620 gram
ISBN : 9780786472949