15 September 2017: Release of revised correspondence chess database, UltraCorr-X version 2 with improved delivery method.
18 August 2017: Release of original version of UltraCorr-X.
A major overhaul of this website, pending a redesign, began in August. It includes the removal of many old pages, and updating of others. We expect to soon add a special section on Seniors Chess and other new features.
We apologise for the fact that this website was rarely updated earlier this year. This was due to our being extremely busy writing a new book (see below).
27 July 2017: Pages updated include:
11 July 2017: Pages updated include:
Further games by Blackburne discovered.
Tim's future projects including a new book on the way.
Update on Steinitz research.
Tim's personal homepage.
20 January 2017: Obituary of Hans Berliner, the 5th ICCF World Champion.
11 January 2017: Various updates including adding a Blackburne game from 1914 British Championship.
19 June 2016: More 7-man endgames analysed.
14 May 2014: Second part of Tim's research article about the important London 1883 Vizayanagram tournament that was played alongside the master tournament won by Zukertort. Part 1 has also been slightly revised.
14 April 2014: The great MacDonnell-Wisker 1874 match: more information added to article, also concerning their short match in 1873.
8 April 2014: Research article about the important London 1883 Vizayanagram tournament that was played alongside the master tournament won by Zukertort.
14 February 2014: Return of our popular chess horror story: Frankenstein and Dracula at the chessboard.
Many older articles are now in the process of being removed pending the reorganisation of this site.