Chess Mail logo Dr. Tim Harding  
Editor: Dr Tim Harding
  Tim's Correspondence Chess history book   Howard Staunton   Captain W. D. Evans   Friend of ICCF award

J. H. Blackburne
J. H. Blackburne
Corrections & games

Irish news (updated)

Candidates (our final report)

Seniors chess

7-man endgames

Our UltraCorr 2021 database

UltraCorr is available to download for 55 Euro: "... the best correspondence chess database in the world" - GM Max Illingworth. Warning: this database may be withdrawn from sale soon.

Further update to senior pages

FIDE will hold its individual European Senior Championships for Sardinia, starting in September, but the team event is off. More details are awaited. The World Seniors remains a doubt but new dates have been announced.

Don't trust your database

In our new historical series, we show there are serious issues with the scores of several Steinitz games from the 1880s and 1890s. These articles are a follow-up to Tim's book Steinitz in London which has been hailed as "a milestone in the literature of chess history."