Thursday, April 04, 2019

#1351 Kenilworth Championship Starts Tonight!


The 28th Annual Kenilworth Chess Club Championship starts tonight!

The tournament is a 5-round, non-rated Swiss.

For more details visit http://www.uschess.org/tlas/11191.tla

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

#1350 Later Start & Time Control Change For The 3/24 Westfield Quads

From the Westfield Chess Club

IMPORTANT NOTICE!

RE: MARCH 24th...

Due to an event conflict (Pizza Palooza) & chair shortage at the YMCA we had to move our tournament to 1:30 and reduce its time control.

Registration is now 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
The time control is now G/45 d5.
Rounds are 1:30, 3:25 and 5:20 p.m.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

#1349 Westfield CC Update For January 27

From the Westfield Chess Club:

Update for 1/27:

We've been given a green light to run both the Winter Scholastic and G/50 Quads on Sunday!

A combined turnout of 90 is expected. Our equipment capacity is 120 players.

Please arrive early. It would make our task easier.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

#1348 Pre-Registration For Westfield Winter Scholastic

The Westfield Chess Club is allowing pre-registration for its Winter Scholastic tournament.

To do so, send an email to westfieldchessclub@gmail.com before 11:00 a.m. on January 27th.

Please include the player's name, USCF ID number & denote which section (Open, U1250 or U750).

Advance registrants must check-in on-site by 12:10 p.m. to be paired for round 1.

Their total capacity is 120 players. Arrive early or risk being turned away.

Monday, January 21, 2019

#1347 Westfield Winter Scholastic Re-scheduled For 1/27

The Westfield Winter Scholastic has been re-scheduled for Sunday, January 27th.

G/50 Quads remain scheduled, pending YMCA approval.

If the Quads have be canceled 2 rounds of G/75 will be run with the Scholastic.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

#1346 3-Round Swiss In Rahway Today

Chess Mates Academy in Rahway is running a 3-round swiss today, beginning at 12:30 p.m.
 
I will be directing.

See http://www.uschess.org/tlas/10691.tla for event details.

#1345 Westfield Winter Scholastic Postponed

The Westfield Chess Club will be closed on Sunday, January 20th, due to the likelihood of freezing rain in the morning and unpredictable road conditions during the afternoon and early evening.
The Westfield Winter Scholastic will be re-scheduled. The date will be determined by Monday morning.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

#1343 Kenilworth CC Holiday Party & Elections Tomorrow

Good news!

The Kenilworth Chess Club's business meeting, officer elections & holiday party will take place, as scheduled, tomorrow night, beginning at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

#1342 NEW VENUE & TIME FOR UNION COUNTY FINALE

NEW VENUE AND TIME FOR UNION COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP FINALE

Thursday 12/13 at 7:30 p.m.

Chess Mates Academy 
75 East Cherry St.
Suite 11
Rahway, NJ 07065


You can park in The Waiting Room's lot across the street. 


There will be no chess at the Kenilworth Recreation Center again this week, due to continued construction.

The center's availability for Thursday, December 20 will be known by Tuesday, the 18th.

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

#1341 TOMORROW'S KCC MEETING CANCELED

TOMORROW'S KENILWORTH CHESS CLUB MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED!

THE REC CENTER WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE DUE TO CONSTRUCTION & SAFETY CONCERNS.

The December 13th meeting will be canceled or moved to a different venue or day.


Revised Kenilworth Chess Club Schedule for December & Early January:

December 6 - Meeting canceled. 4th Round of Union County Championship postponed. Make-up date & venue TBA.
December 13 - To be announced. A substitute venue is being sought. If that attempt fails, the meeting will be canceled.
December 20 - Annual Business Meeting & Holiday Party
December 27 - To be announced.
January 3 - To be announced.
January 10 - LM Scott Massey's lecture on the Magnus Carlsen-Fabiano Caruana match. Admission: $5.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

#1340 TOMORROW'S KCC MEETING CANCELED!

TOMORROW'S KENILWORTH CHESS CLUB MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED!
 
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 1 to 9 p.m. 3.3 inches of snow are expected in Kenilworth.
 
ROUND 3 OF THE UNION COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 29TH.
 
Round 4 has been re-scheduled for December 6th.

The club's business meeting has been re-scheduled for December 20th.