Joseph W Shaw

(1834-97)

Canadian Champion 1881

Also participated in 1877, 1878 (5th), 1882 (3rd), and 1883 (3rd) Canadian Championships

Organized 1st Canadian Correspondence Championship 1878-80 (first postal round-robin in North America)

Montreal player

Born in England

Sources: History of Correspondence Chess in Canada (Zehr and MacDonald)

-CFC, 2011

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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