Sunday, May 26, 2019

#1352 Don Carrelli

I am very saddened to report that former Kenilworth CC President Don Carrelli was killed in a bike accident yesterday.

Disappointed relieved

Don was a great guy, liked by all, & the 2010 NJ Open Under 1900 Champion.

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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

From the Westfield Chess Club


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 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 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.