Saturday, December 31, 2011

Matches At W. Orange Re-scheduled

Due to the installation of a new floor at the Toby Katz Community Center, the West Orange Chess Club will be closed on Tuesday, January 3rd.

Therefore, the Garden State Chess League matches scheduled for that date have been postponed.
The building will re-open on January 10th and that will be the new date for Hamilton vs. W. Orange and Newark-McDonald`s vs. Essex County College.

Happy New Year to all!
John M. Hagerty, GSCL President

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

1 More Game From Round 3

I have annotated Chris Constantino's win over Glen Hart and added it to the 3rd round replay page and PGN.

Monday, December 19, 2011

ECC-Chess Mates Postponed Again

The match between Essex County College and Chess Mates has been postponed, again.

Friday, December 16, 2011

ECC-Chess Mates Re-scheduled

The ECC-Chess Mates match has been re-scheduled for Friday Dec. 23rd, at 8 p.m., in Rahway.

Pages Updated

The Standings, Results, Games and other pages have been updated with last night's data.

I am still awaiting for the 2nd round lineups of W. Orange and ECC.

Last Night's Scores

Last night's scores:

Kenilworth Karpovs 3.5 Summit 0.5
West Orange 2.5 Kenilworth Kortchnois 1.5

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Summit Schedule Changes

Summit's remaining home matches for 2011-12 have been re-scheduled and will be played at the Kenilworth Chess Club:

Chess Mates
DOCA Knights

Post corrected 12/13 @ 4:56 p.m.

Summit Club Closes, Matches To Be Re-scheduled

The Summit Area Chess Club has closed and all matches which were to take place there must be re-scheduled.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Games From Rounds 1 & 2

PGN files & Java Replays for rounds 1 & 2 have been uploaded. See the Games page for links.

The Standings, Results, Rosters, Crosstables, Schedule and Ratings pages have been updated, as well.

Newark-McDonald's 3 Chess Mates 1

Newark-McDonald's defeated Chess Mates in Rahway last night, 3-1.

Here are the games from boards 1-3:

Lev Zilbermintz (N) 2096 - NM Arthur Macaspac (C) 2137
D00 QP Game
Blackmar-Diemer Gambit

Roger Pedersen (C) 1903 - Pierre Damis (N) 1580
A04 Reti Opening
Dutch Defense
(by transposition)

Nathan Napper (N) - Ziggy Bliznikas (C) 1800
A41 Proto-Indian Defense
Moron Variation

Charles Conley had Newark's other victory.

The Standings page and others will be updated tomorrow.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Karpovs Edge West Orange

On Tuesday night, the Kenilworth Karpovs edged West Orange 2.5-1.5. FM Steve Stoyko and Dr. Richard Lewis had victories for the winners while Max Sherer added a draw.

Newark-Staten Island Postponed

Tuesday's scheduled match between Newark-McDonalds and Staten Island was postponed.

Newark & Chess Mates To Play Tomorrow

The postponed Newark-Chess Mates match will be played tomorrow night at 8 p.m., in Rahway.

DOCA Knights & Hamilton Tie

Last night, the DOCA Knights held league-leading Hamilton to a 2-2 tie.

Kevin Chen of DOCA won on board 3, off-setting Charles Miller's board 2 win for Hamilton, while Aravind Kumar and Doug Pecota chipped-in with draws against much higher-rated foes.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

ECC-Chess Mates Postponed

Tomorrow's scheduled ECC-Chess Mates match has been postponed.