Sunday, November 12, 2017

Westfield CC Sweatshirts & T-Shirts

The Westfield Chess Club has organized a group order of sweatshirts & t-shirts from Custom Ink. (sweatshirt, $19.47 - runs small!)

If you want to order one or both please visit the above links, login, select your size & pay for your item with PayPal or a credit card. A 35 cent processing fee will be added to each purchase.

We will also be taking orders at our November 12th, November 19th & November 26th tournaments. Cash (preferred) or check: $20 for the sweatshirt, $15 for the tee.

Prices will be lower if the group orders more than 10 of an item.

The deadline for orders is midnight on November 30.

Those who ordered items will receive them at our December 17th Holiday Blitz, Party & Quads.

Westfield CC Facebook Group

In case you didn't know... the Westfield Chess Club has a Facebook group.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Alisa Melekhina Lecture & Book Signing On 9/10

The Westfield Chess Club

Westfield YMCA
220 Clark St.
Westfield, NJ 07090

is proud to host

A lecture and book signing by FIDE Master Alisa Melekhina

author of

Sunday, September 10
12 noon

prior to our G/45 Quads.

There is a $5 admission charge to view the lecture.

The lecture fee will be refunded for those who play in the 2:00 p.m. tournament.

Westfied CC Closed On Sunday

The Westfield Chess Club will be closed on Sunday, September 3rd.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Fishbein Wins Westfield Grand Prix

Grandmaster Alexander Fishbein won the Westfield Grand Prix held on June 25th.

In the Under 1800 Section, Ramneek Singh, Nathan Cheung and Jonathan Qi tied for 1st.

Shreyas Selvaraj was the U1200 Section victor.

There were 86 players in all.

Here are a few photos from the event:


Westfield CC Featured In Local Paper

The Westfield Chess Club is featured in the July issue of Westfield Monthly.

We thank publisher Joe Renna & columnist Nick Sammartino for the terrific write-up.

Eric Li Takes 3rd Place In Online Tournament

Former Westfield Chess Club member Eric Li finished 3rd in the Age 9-10 section of the 2017 Online National Invitation Championships (CONIC), held on from June 2nd thru 4th.

You can read of Eric's success in the July issue of Westfield Monthly, one of 18 local papers published by Renna Media.

Correction: The article incorrectly states the Li family moved to NY. In fact, they now reside in California.

Spring Open Section Winners

Trophy winners from the Open Section of the Westfield Spring Scholastic, held on April 23rd:
From L-R: Jonathan Qi (1st place), Sounak Bagchi (2nd), Shravan Varadharajan (4th), Amelie Chan (5th).

Not pictured: Grant Goldman (3rd) and Tanush Kulkarni (honorable mention).

Final Standings, in tiebreak order.

Spring U1250 Winners

Trophy winners from the U1250 Section of the Westfield Spring Scholastic, held on April 23rd:

From L-R: Gordon Fan (2nd place), Aadith Srinivasan (4th), Alan Weintraub (1st), Adhithya Jambhunathan (= 5th) and Timothy Xie (= 5th).

Not pictured: Rohan Narayanan (3rd).

Final Standings in tiebreak order.

Spring U750 Winners

Trophy winners from the U750 Section of the Westfield Spring Scholastic, held on April 23rd:

From L-R (holding trophies): Adharrsh Jambhunathan (2nd place), Michael Martini (3rd), Yishai Clapper (4th), Nicole Xie (5th) and Christopher Bakhos (1st).

Not pictured: Igor Nikolin (honorable mention), Yussef Diakite (h.m.) and Gurkuran Singh (h.m.).

Final U750 Standings, in tiebreak-order.

Spring Scholastic Winners

Jonathan Qi (1529), Alan Weintraub (1032) and Christopher Bakhos (549) were section winners in the Westfield Spring Scholastic, held on April 23rd.

The full list of trophy recipients and some additional photos will follow.