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WOCC Club Championship Tournament

Posted by aminkov2000 on March 4, 2018 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Here are the dates and details for this year`s championship:

Round 1) March 20, 2018

Round 2) March 27, 2018

Round 3) April 3, 2018

Round 4) April 10, 2018

Round 5) (Final) April 17, 2018

Rounds to start at 8:00 PM.

Entry Fee: $25.00 (West Orange CC membership required: $10.00 @ year 18 -65. Over 65, Under 18 and West Orange Resident of any age, $5.00 @ year). Those who have already paid club dues for 2...

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West Orange Club Team Wins Its Section

Posted by aminkov2000 on February 25, 2018 at 9:50 PM Comments 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


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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

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 @>] 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 @] or call him at 973-736-3433. 

Our 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 courtesy of our club president John Hagerty and our notable club member Bryan Cohen.

Below are the links of our webpages:

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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 @]

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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:



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

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