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Results Of The 2019 West Orange Chess Club Championship

Posted on July 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)
Below is a link for the results of the 2019 West Orange Chess Club Championship which was recently processed by the United States Chess Federation (USCF):

GM Molner Clock Simultaneous Exhibition

Posted on July 4, 2019 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner will be giving a Game 45 clock simultaneous exhibition at the West Orange Chess Club on July 30th. The entry fee for this event is $10 a board which will be collected around 8:00 pm on that day. If you win your game you get $15 and only some bragging rights for a draw. Please periodically visit this website and/or contact Club President and TD John Hagerty either by email at [email protected] [<buickchess @>] or by phone at 973-736-3...

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Vladimir Lipman 2019 West Orange Chess Club Champion!

Posted on May 31, 2019 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Vladimir Lipman on winning the 2019 West Orange Chess Club Championship! In winning his first WOCCC he defeated sixteen time WOCC champion Peter Radomskyj in their second tiebreak game.

Below are a set of links relating to this tournament for the visitor of this website to look through:

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West Orange Kings Win NJ Team Prize

Posted on February 25, 2019 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to the West Orange Kings who won the top team in New Jersey prize at the 2019 United States Amateur Teams East!

This team was comprised of the players:

Board #1 - Mark Kernighan

Board #2 - James West

Board #3 - Lev Zilbermintz

Board #4 - Matthew Boxer

Alternate - Steve Moctezuma

A special thanks to all 3 West Orange Chess Club teams for competing:

West Orange Kings

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Doran Race Run Tournaments

Posted on February 24, 2019 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

West Orange Chess Club Vice President and TD Doran Race will very likely be running a chess tournament at the West Orange Chess Club on each club meeting. For more information regarding the details of his events please contact Doran by text message at 973-652-9559 or by visiting his Twitter account by clicking on the link below:


Please note that Club Pres...

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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:

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

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Our 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 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 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 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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