Personal Notes

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him.........

shall not perish but have eternal life" John 3:16

I'm featured in JC Hallman's amazing book "The Chess Artist" (St. Martin's Press fall 2003)

"Not in any sport or game I have watched or played have I felt anything to quite match the visceral shock of a live chess game that descends into the hostile ballet of two players in time trouble..."

"....No extra inning, no hurry-up offense, no photo finish, no river card showdown quite imitates the intoxication of watching two players in an exchange that measures the extent of their wits and the intelligence of their fingers."- JCHallman from "The Chess Artist"

For more info concerning the above talented writer :

USCF Chess Life August 2007 contains a nice game of mine:

Glenn Umstead: African-American Chess Artist and Casino Dealer at Caesars AC

"It always seems impossible until it's done"- Nelson Mandela

2014, 2015 and 2018 Woodbury Chess Club Champion

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