Samuel Kitces

(1913-99)

Canadian Correspondence Champion 1948, 1950

Ottawa Champion 1955

Lived Montreal 1920-45; attended McGill University, where he started playing chess; 

Lived Ottawa 1945-1956; then moved to New Jersey

Played Correspondence chess 1940s-1999; played tournaments until 1970s

Born in Moldova

 

Sources: Kitces family; O'Keefe Trophy for the Ottawa Championship (first winner); Philly Burbs Web Site (obituary).

-CFC, 2011 

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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