Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Updated Standings



MP
W
L
D
 Lehigh Valley
1
1
0
0
 Hamilton
2
1
1
0
 Newark-McDonald's
2
1
1
0
 Westfield
2
1
1
0
 West Orange
1
0
1
0

2nd Round Results


Westfield 2.5 Hamilton 1.5
Newark-McDonald's 2.5 West Orange 1.5

Details to follow.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Standings & Upcoming Matches



MP
W
L
D
 Lehigh Valley
1
1
0
0
 Hamilton
1
1
0
0
 West Orange
0
0
0
0
 Newark-McDonald's
1
0
1
0
 Westfield
1
0
1
0

Thursday, November 9th at Kenilworth, 8:20 p.m.
Westfield vs. Hamilton

Tuesday, November 14th at West Orange, 8:00 p.m.
Newark-McDonald's vs. West Orange

Lehigh Valley has the bye.

Lehigh Valley 3.5 Westfield 0.5



Lehigh Valley
3.5
Westfield
0.5
1)
Karl Dehmelt
1
Dave Lazarus
0
2)
Jon Spinnell
1
Alex Hu
0
3)
C. Wadsworth
1
Donnally Miller
0
4)
Michael Clark
1/2
Mario Reategui
1/2

Note: Westfield played out of order on boards 3 and 4.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Season Opener

Tuesday, October 3rd


Hamilton
3.0
Newark-McDonald's
1.0
1)
Josh Hill
1
Jeffrey Deluca
0
2)
Gavin McNay
1/2
Jeyson Flores
1/2
3)
Charles Miller
1/2
Greg Shaw
1/2
4)
Ed Sytnik
+
X
-

Friday, September 29, 2017

Schedules & Rosters Posted

The 2017-18 Schedule, Team Schedules & Rosters have been posted.

5 Teams, No Rule Changes For 2017-18

The Garden State League will feature 5 teams this season.

Defending champion Lehigh Valley, Hamilton, West Orange, Newark-McDonald's & Westfield are returning.

Dean Of Chess Academy & Rutgers University are sitting-out.

No rule-changes were made.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Site Being Updated

This blog/site is in the process of being archived and updated. Some pages and files will be temporarily unavailable as they are moved about.


Thursday, April 6, 2017

Board Medalists, Top 10 Scorers, Team Leaders


Board Medalists

Board 1
Gold - FM Karl Dehmelt, Lehigh Valley
Silver - NM Mauricio Camejo, Newark-McDonald's
Bronze - LM Dragan Milovanovic, Hamilton

Board 2
Gold - Aaron Nicely, Lehigh Valley
Silver - Phil Hepler, Hamilton
Bronze - Lev Zilbermints, Newark-McDonald's

Board 3
Gold - Christian Wadsworth, Lehigh Valley
Silver - Ed Sytnik, Hamilton
Bronze - John Moldovan, Westfield

Board 4
Gold - Grant McCool, West Orange
Gold - Dhriti Iyer, Lehigh Valley
Bronze - Doug Pecota, Dean Of Chess Academy


Top 10 Scorers

1. Aaron Nicely, Lehigh Valley 5.5
2. Karl Dehmelt, Lehigh Valley 4.5
2. Christian Wadsworth, Lehigh Valley 4.5
4. Grant McCool, West Orange 4.0
4. Ed Sytnik, Hamilton 4.0
6. Mauricio Camejo, Newark-McDonald's 3.5
6. Dhriti Iyer, Lehigh Valley 3.5
8. Phil Hepler, Hamilton 3.0
8. Milovanovic, Hamilton 3.0
8. Lev Zilbermints, Newark-McDonald's 3.0


Team by Team Scoring Leaders

Dean Of Chess....               Doug Pecota 2.5
Hamilton....                       Ed Sytnik 4.0
Lehigh Valley....                 Aaron Nicely 5.5
Newark-McDonald's....         Mauricio Camejo 3.5
Rutgers....                        Luis Angel Bonilla 2.0
Westfield....                      John Moldovan 2.5
West Orange....                 Grant McCool 4.0


Final 2016-17 Standings





Team
MP
W
L
D
M Points
G Points
1.
 Lehigh Valley
6
5
1
0
5.0
19.0
2.
 Hamilton
6
4
2
0
4.0
14.0
3.
 West Orange
6
3
3
0
3.0
13.5
4.
 Newark-McDonald's
6
2
2
2
3.0
11.0
5.
 Westfield
6
2
2
2
3.0
10.5
6.
 Rutgers University
6
1
3
2
2.0
9.5
7.
 Dean Of Chess
6
0
4
2
1.0
6.5

Lehigh Valley Wins 2016-17 GSCL Championship


With its 3.5-0.5 victory over Rutgers last night, Lehigh Valley is the 2016-17 Garden State Chess League Champion.

Lehigh Valley
3.5
Rutgers
0.5
1)
Karl Dehmelt
1/2
Ethan Klein
1/2
2)
Aaron Nicely
1
Michael Goeller
0
3)
C. Wadsworth
1
G. Dov Hochsztein
0
4)
Dhriti Iyer
1
Luis Angel Bonilla
0


With Westfield drawing Dean Of Chess Academy, West Orange takes 3rd on tiebreaks. Newark-McDonald's gets 4th.


Westfield
2
DOCA Knights
2
1)
Kevin Dresher
1
Kevin Chen
0
2)
Maxwell Weinstein
1/2
Ed Knesevitch
1/2
3)
Lou Sturniolo
1/2
Mike Ketrow
1/2
4)
Michael Weinstein
0
Doug Pecota
1

Updated: 4/6/2017 @ 9:46 p.m.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Updated Standings & Scenarios

Standings, entering tonight's season finales:


Team
MP
W
L
D
Points

1.
 Hamilton
6
4
2
0
4.0

1.
 Lehigh Valley
5
4
1
0
4.0
*
3.
 West Orange
6
3
3
0
3.0

3.
 Newark-McDonald's
6
2
2
2
3.0

5.
 Westfield
5
2
2
1
2.5

6.
 Rutgers University
5
1
2
2
2.0

7.
 Dean Of Chess
5
0
4
1
0.5


*   Would finish 1st with a win or draw vs. Rutgers.


Complete scenarios


  • Lehigh Valley win or draw + Westfield win
1. Lehigh Valley, 2. Hamilton, 3. Westfield, 4. West Orange, 5. Newark-McDonald's, 6. Rutgers, 7. Dean Of Chess Academy

  • Lehigh Valley win or draw + Westfield draw
  • Lehigh Valley win + Westfield loss
1. Lehigh Valley, 2. Hamilton, 3. West Orange, 4. Newark-McDonald's, 5. Westfield, 6. Rutgers, 7. Dean Of Chess Academy

  • Lehigh Valley draw + Westfield loss
1. Lehigh Valley, 2. Hamilton, 3. West Orange, 4. Newark-McDonald's, 5. Rutgers, 6. Westfield, 7. Dean Of Chess Academy

  • Rutgers win + Westfield win
1. Hamilton, 2. Lehigh Valley, 3. Westfield, 4. West Orange, 5. Rutgers, 6. Newark-McDonald's, 7. Dean Of Chess Academy

  • Rutgers win + Westfield draw
1. Hamilton, 2. Lehigh Valley, 3. West Orange, 4. Newark-McDonald's, 5. Westfield, 6. Rutgers, 7. Dean Of Chess Academy

  • Rutgers win + Westfield loss
1. Hamilton, 2. Lehigh Valley, 3. West Orange, 4. Newark-McDonald's, 5. Rutgers, 6. Westfield, 7. Dean Of Chess Academy