Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Jon Edwards Presentation On November 23rd

On Sunday, November 23, the Westfield Chess Club will be hosting a presentation by, & book signing with, Jon Edwards, author of ChessBase Complete: Chess in the Digital Age.

The event will take place from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m, in room 109 the Kellogg Room, prior to the Westfield Quick Swiss.

Jon, a 2-time U.S. Correspondence Champion, has written many other chess books including .

Photos From Last Week's Octos

Here are a handful of photos from last week's Westfield Octos, which attracted 40 participants:

A view from the directors' post.

LM Peter Radomskyj (right front) & Michael Yen (to Peter's right) tied for 1st in Section 1.
Michael surpassed 2100 in the process.

David Liu (right front) won in Section 2.

Baron Wu (near the center window, facing right) was Section 3's winner.

Derek Clasby (right front) claimed the top spot in Section 4.

Eric Wu (green shirt) swept Section 5. He was the only player to go 3-0.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Tomorrow's Octos

Tomorrow's Westfield Octos will be held in the Kellogg Room on the YMCA's 2nd Floor.

Registration will be from 1:15 to 2:00 p.m. Play will begin at 2:15.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Open Section Winners

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

From L-R: Ramneek Singh (1st place), John Cartier (3rd), Piush Sarkar (4th) and Nick Rizzo (2nd).
Not pictured: Kevin Corrigan (5th) and Travis Alverio (Honorable Mention)

Final Open Section Standings, in tie-break order.

Congratulations to the 16 trophy winners and thanks to all 34 who participated.

Our next Scholastic event will be on January 18th, 2015.

U1250 Winners

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

Above, from L-R: Dillon Shelton (2nd place), Thoshan Omprakash (1st), Ronak Bhatia (3rd), Albert Yao (4th place) and Alexander Chen (5th).

Final U1250 Standings, in tie-break order.

U750 Winners

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

From L-R (with trophies) : Aneek Mahajan (5th place), Anish Reemala (3rd), Michael Pylypovych (1st), Johnson Lin (4th) and Dylan Volinski (2nd).

Final U750 Standings, in tiebreak-order.

Fall Scholastic Winners

Ramneek Singh (1763), Thoshan Omprakash (1208) and Michael Pylypovych (624) were section winners in Sunday's Westfield Fall Scholastic, which featured 34 participants.

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