Friday, April 5, 2013

RIP Summit's Don Varneckas

Donatas Varneckas died yesterday, 23 days after suffering a stroke while playing at the Morris County Chess Club in Parsippany.

Don, a retired former butcher and retired accountant, was a member of the Summit squad from October 2011 until his passing. Our condolences to his teammates and many friends.

For those who knew him and would like to pay their respects, here is some information on his memorial services:

Sunday, April 7 from 2-6 pm
Doyle Funeral Home
106 Maple Avenue

Morristown, NJ 07960
Funeral Mass
Monday, April 8 at 10 a.m.
Church Of The Assumption
91 Maple Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Holy Rood Cemetery
61 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

Those unable to attend may write a condolence message here.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Newark-McDonald's Beats Karpovs

Newark-McDonald's defeated the Kenilworth Karpovs tonight 3.5-0.5.

Nathan Napper, Pierre Damis and newcomer Bobby DeMarco had victories on boards 2-4.

Don Carrelli's draw vs. expert Lev Zilbermintz was the home team's lone bright spot.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

West Orange Edges DOCA

Last night in Branchburg, West Orange defeated the DOCA Knights 2.5-1.5.

Here are the Board by Board Results:

1. Fernandez (WO) 1/2-1/2 Kumar (DOCA)
2. Chen (DOCA) 1-0 Minkov (WO)
3. Race (WO) 1-0 Dewelde (DOCA)
4. Pecota (DOCA) 0-1 Rodriguez (WO)