State Chess Champions

  • Written by Arlen
  • Published: 29 October 2004
  • Last Updated: 06 March 2021

Wisconsin has been active on the national chess scene for longer than most other states in the union, but we seem to have come to the idea of formalizing the state champion later than our contemporaries. The earliest formal championship we've been able to find was a match that crowned Carl Eppert as the official state champion. We're still digging through archives looking to fill in the blanks, as there was active club play in the state going back to the days of Morphy and Paulsen. This list is the official list; if you have information about champions not on it, please contact us with the information.

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Playing Chess On The Internet

  • Written by Don Vandivier
  • Published: 21 October 2004
  • Last Updated: 21 October 2004

There are several good places to play chess online right from your home. All you need is a computer and access to the internet. When I originally sat down to write this article I discovered that 12 pages of writing could not do justice to all the extra features these clubs offer, and 12 + pages takes up a lot of space... however, during my research I ran across an excellent web page called The Chess Kamikaze Home Page. This place has several good articles for chessplayers including Guide to Playing Chess on the Web, written by Steven A. Lopez.

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