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Proposed Club Constitution

Posted on January 18, 2022 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

A proposed draft of a new club constitution will be discussed and voted on and is available via email as an attachment upon request by contacting Club Vice President Lev Zilbermintz at [email protected] [<polyanker @ gmail.com>]. The likely adoption of this proposed constitution will be discussed and voted upon at next week's annual club meeting on 1/25/2022 at 8 pm. Please be guided accordingly.


Secretary Minkov

Annual Club Meeting And Election

Posted on January 18, 2022 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The West Orange Chess Club will be holding its annual meeting and elections on 1/25/2022 at 8:00 PM. A proposed draft of a new club constitution will be discussed and voted on and is available via email as an attachment upon request by contacting Club Vice President Lev Zilbermintz at [email protected] [<polyanker @ gmail.com>].


Secretary Minkov

 

 


5 Minute Blitz Tournament

Posted on January 12, 2022 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The West Orange Chess Club will be holding a 9 round USCF rated 5 minute blitz tournament on 1/18/2022 starting at 8:00 PM. Registration will be from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM. Entry fee: $10:00. All players must be USCF members. Limit of 10 players. Advance entries welcome. For more information on this event please contact Club President and TD John Hagerty either by email at [email protected] [<buickchess @ gmail.com>] or by landline phone at 973-736-3433 (please call only between the hours of 10 am and 9 pm).


Secretary Minkov  

 

2022 U.S. Amateur Team East Tournament

Posted on January 1, 2022 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The West Orange Chess Club is once again going to be sponsoring teams to represent the chess club. This event will be held on President's Day weekend in February at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, NJ. If interested and/or for more information on this event please contact either Club President and TD John Hagerty either by email at [email protected] [<buickchess @ gmail.com>] or by landline phone at 973-736-3433 and/or Club Vice President Lev Zilbermintz also either by email at [email protected] [<polyanker @ gmail.com>] or by phone at either 973-558-5141 (home) or by cell at 201-572-3180.


 

 Secretary Minkov

Online Blitz Matches Against Canadian Team

Posted on November 26, 2021 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The West Orange Chess Club has arranged to play online blitz matches against a team from Canada known as Chess in the Park Toronto on a recurring basis.


For more information about these matches or to participate in one please contact Club Vice President Lev Zilbermintz at 973-558-5141 (home) or by cell at 201-572-3180. 


Secretary Minkov

Mask Wearing No Longer Required

Posted on July 25, 2021 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Please be advised that the town of West Orange which owns the building that houses the West Orange Chess Club is no longer requiring its attendees to wear masks while the chess club is open and therefore mask wearing is now entirely optional at the chess club.


Please be guided accordingly.


Secretary Minkov 

Garden State Chess League Matches

Posted on November 24, 2019 at 8:50 PM Comments 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:


https://lichess.org/team/garden-state-chess-league


https://www.chess.com/forum/view/local-events/2019-20-garden-state-chess-league-season-information


http://gardenstatechessleague.blogspot.com/

Facebook Page

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 7:50 AM Comments 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:


https://www.facebook.com/groups/2239424179432376/


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.


Secretary Minkov



Playing Rated Games On Open Nights

Posted on May 28, 2018 at 11:40 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. 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. 


Our Chess.com Web Pages

Posted 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 in the year 2017:


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 (please only call between the hours of 10 am and 9 pm).

 

 


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