Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Revised U1800, U1200 Standings & Pairings

2 mis-marked results from round 2 have been corrected.

We have revised the U1800 & U1200 standings & re-paired those sections:


Monday, December 5, 2016

M. Lu, Lunna & Vittal Lead Club Championship

NM Max Lu, LM Todd Lunna & WFM Sanjana Vittal lead the 2016 Westfield Championship at its midway mark. 6 players are just a half-point behind, including LM James West.


In the Under 1800 Section Abinav Mundayat & Paul Gottlieb Ramneek Singh are tied for 1st.



Rohan Narayanan heads the U1200 section.


A record 51 players are participating, including 31 in the Open Section!!

The event concludes next Sunday, with rounds at 12:30 & 4:00 p.m.

If you are withdrawing, please contact the organizer ASAP.


Standings, after 2 rounds of 4:
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 3rd Round Pairings (subject to change)
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Post updated 12/6/2016 at 8:10 a.m.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Westfield Club Championship Starts Today!

 
The Westfield Club Championship starts today!

Registration is from 11:45 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Rounds 1 & 2 are at 12:30 & 4:00 p.m.
Rounds 3 & 4 are next week (Dec. 11) at the same times.

Click on the photo above to view details.

Westfield Team Drops GSCL Opener

On November 20th, Westfield dropped its inaugural Garden State Chess League match to Newark-McDonald's 2.5-1.5.

 

We started on a good note, with Kevin Dresher holding his game & Brandon Ng providing a lead, but faltered on the lower boards, where Newark rallied to tie & emerge ahead, with wins by Greg Shaw & Alex Hu.

 Lev Zilbermintz (bottom left) vs. Dresher & Ng (top right) vs. Michael O'Connor.


Hu (bottom right) vs. Donnally Miller & Ram Damodaran vs. Shaw (top right).



Westfield's remaining schedule.


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Westfield's New Garden State League Team

Westfield Players...

You are invited to play for Westfield's new Garden State Chess League team.

The date, time & location of our first match is:
Sunday, November 20, 2016
11 a.m.
Westfield YMCA
220 Clark St.
Westfield, NJ 07090


Per league rules, our lineup will feature 4 players with an average rating of 1925.0 or lower.
If you'd like to play, please respond ASAP.

There is no entry fee or membership required.
The matches are non-rated.

Info regarding subsequent matches will be forthcoming.

Sorry for the late notice.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Fall Scholastic Wrap-Up

Congratulations to the 16 trophy winners & thanks to all 47 who took part in today's Westfield Fall Scholastic.


Our next Scholastic tournament will be held on Sunday, January 15th, 2017.

Open Section Winners

Trophy winners from the Open Section of today's Westfield Fall Scholastic:

1st place
Benjamin Ma

2nd place
Mythrea Dharani

 4th place
Pardhav Chakka

Honorable Mention
Brandon Wang
(Tied for 5th-6th but had the weaker tiebreaks.)

Not pictured: Marc Sorrentino (3rd place), Alexander Wang (5th place)


Final Standings, in tiebreak order.

U1250 Winners

Trophy winners from the U1250 Section of today's Westfield Fall Scholastic:


From L-R: Jessica Lee (2nd place), Darren Zheng (1st), Ryan Zhu (4th) and Moksh Patwari (5th).

Not pictured: Kevin Cisneros (3rd).

Final Standings in tiebreak order.

U750 Winners

Trophy winners from the U750 Section of today's Westfield Fall Scholastic:


From L-R: Florina Zhu (2nd place), Gordon Fan (1st) and Sahasra Goli (4th).

Not pictured: Jesse Li (3rd) and Anoushka Singh (5th).


Final Standings, in tiebreak order.

Fall Scholastic Winners

Benjamin Ma (1398),  Darren Zheng (1244) and Gordon Fan (639 on the October rating list) were section winners in today's Westfield Fall Scholastic.


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

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Summer Scholastic Wrap-Up

Congratulations to the 20 trophy winners & thanks to all 73 who took part in Sunday's record-breaking  Westfield Summer Scholastic.


 Hopefully, our frenzied TD's Variegated Tomato (above) and Fish Pepper (below)


will be spared further deer attacks and bear fruit well before the October 16th Fall Scholastic.