|Posted by aminkov2000 on April 22, 2018 at 12:50 AM||comments (0)|
Congratulations to Stephen Hrop on his winning of the 2018 West Orange Chess Club Championship with 4.5 out of 5 points. Below are the links to the round by round results of the 2018 West Orange Chess Club Championship:
Special thanks to Andy for doing this for the club, especially because his always stellar game analysis is of such great value!
|Posted by aminkov2000 on April 22, 2018 at 12:20 AM||comments (0)|
Please note that the West Orange Chess Club is expecting to hold it's next chess tournament starting on Tuesday, May 1 at 8:00 pm with registration starting at 7:00 pm on that same day. Please periodically check this website for the latest information regarding this matter and/or contact club president and TD John Hagerty either by email at [email protected] [buick chess @ gmail.com] or by phone at 973-736-3433.
|Posted by aminkov2000 on February 25, 2018 at 9:50 PM||comments (0)|
Congratulations to the Knights of West Orange, who were the top under 1600 team at the 2018 United States Amateur Teams East tournament and who won their section with 4 ½ out of 6 points! They actually outperformed a number of higher prize winning teams including top under 1700, 1800, 1900, and 2000!
The prize winning team members were:
Board 1 - Doran Race
Board 2 - Tyberius Asante
Board 3 - Greg Shaw
Board 4 - Ricardo Ayuda
Alternate - David Greci
And a special congratulations goes to Ricardo Ayuda, who won the Round 6 upset prize for defeating his opponent who outrated him by 924 points!
Thanks to all three teams who represented the West Orange Chess Club at the tournament:
West Orange Krush
West Orange Pioneers
Knights of West Orange
|Posted by aminkov2000 on January 28, 2018 at 10:10 AM||comments (0)|
The club officer election results for the year 2018 are as follows:
President: John Hagerty
Vice-President: Doran Race and Lev Zilbermintz
Treasurer: Ken Ganning
Secretary: Ari Minkov
|Posted by aminkov2000 on June 24, 2016 at 11:50 AM||comments (0)|
Please be aware that during our open nights when no formal event is held it is possible to arrange to play a rated game that will be attached as an extra game to a tournament report. For more information on this possibility please email club president and TD John Hagerty at [email protected] [<buickchess @ gmail.com>] or alternatively call him at 973-736-3433.
|Posted by aminkov2000 on February 26, 2016 at 7:15 AM||comments (0)|
The West Orange Chess Club currently runs a chess group for school aged children. It meets on Tuesday nights and starts at 6:00 pm. For more information on this please email club president and TD John Hagerty at [email protected] [buickchess @ gmail.com] or call him at 973-736-3433.
|Posted by aminkov2000 on October 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM||comments (0)|
Please be sure to check out the webpages/features that have been posted on behalf of the West Orange Chess Club on chess.com courtesy of our club president John Hagerty and our notable club member Bryan Cohen.
Below are the links of our chess.com webpages:
Our member page in particular is certainly worth checking out as it features many instructive chess games with informative annotations.
Also, below is a link to a chess.com webpage dedicated to showcasing wins by longtime club member Mohan Nayak who passed away earlier this year:
If you or someone you know of is interested in posting any chess related content such as one of their games or a puzzle on any of the club's chess.com features (subject to the approval of at least one of our administrators) then please email Bryan Cohen at [email protected] [<Bryan6872 @ aol.com>]. Any questions or comments should also be directed toward Bryan Cohen or Club President John Hagerty who can be reached via email at [email protected] [<buickchess @ gmail.com>] or by phone at 973-736-3433.
|Posted by aminkov2000 on March 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM||comments (0)|
As an alternative to getting a half-point bye, the West Orange Chess Club does allow any of the participants in its slow rated tournaments to potentially arrange to play a makeup game off-site. However, to do so you must first contact chess Club President and Chief TD John Hagerty. His contact information is as follows:
Phone Number: 973-736-3433.
Email: [email protected] [buickchess @ gmail.com]
|Posted by aminkov2000 on September 23, 2013 at 9:25 PM||comments (0)|
The Garden State Chess League is a seasonal event that takes place from the fall to the spring.
Please click on the link below for the latest scheduling information:
Comprehensive match results (including those for the West Orange club) can be found in the following link:
For more information on this league, please click on the link below: