|Posted on October 3, 2022 at 7:50 PM||comments (0)|
5SS (one round per week), G75 d5. EF: $20. Registration: 6-6:45p on
October 18 (or in advance). Players may join after the tournament
begins, and will receive half-point byes for missing weeks (up to two).
Dates: October 18, 25; November 15, 22, and 29. (One game per week; no
games on November 1 and 8).
Location: The Katz Community Center is located in Dengan Park,
behind/next to the baseball fields at West Orange High School. Take the
mini-road between the school and fields to get there.
Time: Rounds start at 7pm.
USCF membership required (must be valid until November 29).
Two half-point byes allowed. To request a bye, e-mail Stephen at
[email protected] or call/text 908-286-0720. Round 1-4 bye requests
must be received by 4pm on the day of a game; late requests may or may
not be honored. Byes for round five must be requested before the start
of the fourth round.
Round pairings will not be announced in advance.
Prizes will be rewarded based on the number of participants and their
distribution across the tournament. Approximately 80% of entry funds
will be awarded as prizes.
For additional information on this event, please click on the link below:
|Posted on August 3, 2022 at 10:10 AM||comments (0)|
Congratulations to Bobby Qian who won this year's West Orange Chess Club Championship on tiebreaks!
For the full results of this year's West Orange Chess Club Championship please click on the link below:
|Posted on January 28, 2022 at 9:45 PM||comments (0)|
At a club business meeting on 1/25/2022 a vote on a then proposed club constitution was taken and the proposed constitution was approved and is now in effect. If you wish to obtain a copy of the West Orange Chess Club's newly adopted constitution then please email Club President and TD John Hagerty at [email protected] [<buickchess @ gmail.com>].
|Posted on November 24, 2019 at 8:50 PM||comments (0)|
The West Orange Chess Club participates in Garden State Chess League matches. For more information about this league please click on the links below:
|Posted on September 24, 2018 at 7:50 AM||comments (0)|
Prominent West Orange Chess Club member and chess expert Andy Chan has setup a Facebook page on behalf of the West Orange Chess Club. Below is a link to that page:
Please note that you will however need to login to a facebook account of your own in order to access the club's Facebook page.
|Posted on May 28, 2018 at 11:40 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. Such a game could be used for the purpose of a privately arranged match between 2 or more club attendees. 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 between the hours of 10 am and 9 pm.
|Posted 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 in the year 2017:
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 (please only call between the hours of 10 am and 9 pm).
|Posted 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 (please call only between the hours of 10 am and 9 pm).
Email: [email protected] [<buickchess @ gmail.com>]