history

The CCLA was founded in 1929. For a brief history of the CCLA see http://www.auschess.org.au/ccla/

For a list of CCLA Australian Champions https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Correspondence_Chess_Championship

Cecil Purdy was the first ICCF World Champion (see photo below). For more information on his life https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_Purdy

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