Sunday, August 19, 2012

Westfield Club Championship 10/7 & 10/14

October 7 & 14  Westfield Chess Club Championship
4-SS, G/85 t/d 5s. Westfield Y, 220 Clark St., Westfield, NJ 07090. Prize Fund: $525 Guaranteed!  Prizes: $200-$100,  U2100, U1800, U1500 $75 each. EF:  $25 members only. Westfield CC membership: $50 Adult, $40 Junior. Register: 1:30-2:10 p.m. on 10/7 or before. Rounds: 2:15 & 5:30 p.m. on 10/7 & 10/14. Info: John Moldovan:, Bill Cohen: 732-548-8432 or 848-219-1358, and

Note: This event will not be advertised in Chess Life.

Arthur Shen Wins G/15 Swiss

FM Arthur Shen won the G/15 Swiss held on August 12th.

NM Sameer Mujumdar, NM James West, Vladimir Polyakin and Fermin Arias tied for 2nd. The latter 3 shared U2150 honors.

Aaron Jacobson was the top U1800 scorer. Laurence Bao (859) was best U1550. Brandon Jacobson, Nicole Yen and Sarah Yen split the U1300 prize.

There were 33 players in all.

Quick ratings from the August Golden Database were used to determine pairings and prize-groups.