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James E Warren
Number of games in database: 13
Years covered: 1955 to 2001
Overall record: +1 -6 =6 (30.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Aug-19-1933, died Dec-12-2014, 81 years old) United States of America

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R H Steinmeyer vs J E Warren 1-025195556th US OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. B Stevens vs J E Warren  ½-½19195657th US OpenB72 Sicilian, Dragon
3. J E Warren vs I Romanenko 0-140195657th US OpenA97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
4. J Araiza Munoz vs J E Warren  1-042195657th US OpenA05 Reti Opening
5. J E Warren vs E J Van Sweden  ½-½39195657th US OpenD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
6. J E Warren vs Kamalakar Raut  ½-½28195657th US OpenE91 King's Indian
7. B Rozsa vs J E Warren  1-053195657th US OpenB56 Sicilian
8. J E Warren vs P Morrell  ½-½26195657th US OpenE36 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
9. C Shannon vs J E Warren 0-1441957MIT Faculty - Boylston CCB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
10. J E Warren vs R H Steinmeyer  ½-½50195960th US OpenE41 Nimzo-Indian
11. E Osbun vs J E Warren  1-045195960th US OpenE30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
12. E Jimenez Zerquera vs J E Warren  ½-½36195960th US OpenB64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
13. J E Warren vs Nakamura  0-1612001102nd US OpenE86 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
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His wife Helen still is a prominent figure in Illinois and United States chess.

PROFILE 1979 (by his own account )

NAME: Jim Warren, Western Electric Chargers, Near West Division

JOB DESCRIPTION: Senior Member, Information Staff. Have been in large-scale computer information systems development for 23 years.

HOBBIES & SPECIAL INTERESTS: Chess, Folk Music, Mathematical Recreations

Learned rules at age 12 from family acquaintance. Played a little in high school, but there was not enough players to form a club. Began playing postal chess in 1948 (age 15) through Chess Review. Played first board for Wright Jr. College in Inter-Collegiate Chess league (1950). Played in first USCF rated tournament in 1953 (Illinois State). Achieved USCF 'Expert' rating in 1957.

Other championships include:
La/Miss. Open, 1957; Austin CC, 1960; N. Ill. Open, 1960; Gompers Park CC, 1961 &1962; Oak Park CC, 1962; Gompers Swiss, 1963; Western Electric Swiss, 1964; Class A titles from Ill. Open, 1967; Greater Chicago Open 1969; Wornsley Open, 1970; U.S. Amateur 1970.

Runner-up in:
Boston Open 1956; Mass. State, 1957; South N.J. Gompers CC, 1962 & 1963

Won nation-wide Bell System Postal Chess Championship, 1967 & 1973. Finished 5th in Ill. State Championship, 1959; 9th in N.Y. State, 1962 (in the latter, drew with Pal Benko).

Have played in CICL continuously since 1959 for Western Electric. I have served as League Chairman, Bulletin Editor, and Problem Solving Chairman, International CICL rating system in 1968, writing program for calculation of self-consistent ratings, making possible the first CICL ratings and later the first ELO/FIDE international ratings.

from Chicago Industrial Chess League BULLETIN, Dec 1979, Vol.23, No.4


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