Monday, February 22, 2010

#634 Rahway Club Opens Next Monday

The Chess Mates Chess Club, located at 1523 Irving St. in Rahway, N.J. & owned/managed by new Kenilworth Champion Arthur Macaspac, will have its Grand Opening at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 1st.

There will be free lessons that day, a simul by GM/Former World Championship Candidate Leonid Yudasin, refreshments & a speed tournament starting at 7:00 p.m.

The facility, conveniently located near the Rahway train station, will be open 7 days & 4 nights per week. Some 20 USCF-rated events will be run every month!!
  • Sundays... 5-SS, G/45
  • Mondays... 4-SS, G/25 (1st & 2nd weeks of the month)
  • Tuesdays... 3-Round Quads, G/30
  • Wednesdays... 4-SS, G/30
  • Friday... 4-SS, 30 moves in 90 + SD/60 (one game per week)
  • Saturday... 4-SS, G/60 for U2400s
There will be monthly lessons & simuls by Yudasin, plus weekday afternoon skittles (Mon.-Thurs.) for seniors (12:30-2:15 p.m.) & children (2:30-4:15 p.m.).

For tournament details, the full schedule, lesson rates, membership fees, etc., visit the Chess Mates site.

I may not attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony but will be there in the evening. Hope you can make it, as well.

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