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Club Championship Tournament

Posted by aminkov2000 on February 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The 2018 West Orange Chess Club Championship is expected to start sometime in March and will most likely be a Game 100 USCF rated event. Please note however that no dates have been set yet for this event and the final details for it have yet to be determined. Please periodically visit this website for the latest information and/or contact Club President and TD John Hagerty either by email at [email protected] [buickchess @ gmail.com] or alternatively by phone at 973-736-3433.


Secretary Minkov



Proposed Chess Teams For The Amateur Team Tournament

Posted by aminkov2000 on January 28, 2018 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Below is a list of the players that have signed up for the 3 teams that are representing the West Orange Chess Club at the U.S. Amateur Team East Tournament:


West Orange Krush


1. IM Mikhail Zlotnikov


2. NM Vladimir Lipman


3. Lev Zilbermintz


4. Stephen Hrop



West Orange Zilbermintz


1. Jeyson Flores


2. Matthew Boxer


3. Steve Reade


4. Joseph Fortunato



West Orange Hagerty


1. Doran Race


2. Tyberius Asante


3. Greg Shaw


4. Richard Ayuda



For more information about the chess teams that are representing the West Orange Chess Club at the Amateur Team Tournament please contact West Orange Chess Club Vice-President Lev Zilbermintz via email at [email protected] [<polyanker @ gmail.com>].

For more information about this event please click on the link below:


http://njscf.org/feb-17-19-world-amateur-team-u-s-team-east/


Secretary Minkov




Election Results

Posted by aminkov2000 on January 28, 2018 at 10:10 AM Comments 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


Concurrently Running Chess Tournaments

Posted by aminkov2000 on December 23, 2017 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Each week for the foreseeable future Club Vice-President and TD Doran Race will be running multiple chess tournaments at the West Orange Chess Club (both at the scholastic level as well as the grown up level) starting at 6:00 pm. One should generally expect to have 3 tournaments concurrently running each night (both a scholastic and a grown up one starting at 6:00 pm and another tournament starting at 8:00 pm) and by default will feature an increment time control. 


For more information on these events please contact West Orange Chess Club Vice President and TD Doran Race via text message at 973-652-9559. You may also find out more about these events along with the most up-to-date information regarding them via Doran Race’s Twitter Account by clicking on the link below:


https://twitter.com/search?q=doran%20race%20chess&src=typd&lang=en%A0


Substitute Players For The Team Tournament

Posted by aminkov2000 on December 9, 2017 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (2)

The West Orange Chess Club is looking for chess players who would like to play for either 1 or 2 of the 3 days that the US Amateur Team Tournament East is being held during Presidents' Day weekend in February as alternate (meaning substitute) players to represent a West Orange Chess Club team. please contact West Orange Chess Club Vice-President Lev Zilbermintz via email at [email protected] [<polyanker @ gmail.com>].


Secretary Minkov




Playing Rated Games On Open Nights

Posted by aminkov2000 on June 24, 2016 at 11:50 AM Comments 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.

Scholastic Chess Group

Posted by aminkov2000 on February 26, 2016 at 7:15 AM Comments 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. 

Our Chess.com Web Pages

Posted by aminkov2000 on October 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM Comments 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:


http://www.chess.com/members/view/WestOrangeChessClub

  

http://www.chess.com/blog/WestOrangeChessClub


http://www.chess.com/groups/view/west-orange-chess-club


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:


https://www.chess.com/forum/view/game-showcase/mohan-nayak-nice-wins



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.

 

 

Makeup Games

Posted by aminkov2000 on March 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM Comments 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]

Garden State Chess League Schedule

Posted by aminkov2000 on September 23, 2013 at 9:25 PM Comments 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:

 

http/www.kenilworthchessclub.org/gardenstatechessleague/Schedule.htm


Comprehensive match results (including those for the West Orange club) can be found in the following link:


http://www.kenilworthchessclub.org/gardenstatechessleague/Results.htm


For more information on this league, please click on the link below:

 

http/gardenstatechessleague.blogspot.com/

 

 

 

 


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