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This blog covers events at the Chess Mates Chess Club,
which is now located at 75 East Cherry Street, Suite 10A in Rahway, N.J.

For more information, please visit
our web site, email us, or call us at 732-499-0118

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Winter Camp Tournament

The team of Albert Tang, Anthony Tang and Jayden Pakulski won yesterday's Winter Camp Tourney.

Anthony T., with 2.5/3, was top scorer in the Scheveningen-paired G/15 event.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

New Year's Eve Blitz

On New Year's Eve (Saturday 12/31), Chess Mates will be running a blitz tournament with 100% of entry fees returned as prizes. Food will be provided, too! The action begins at 7 p.m.


What: New Year's Eve Blitz
Where: Chess Mates
1531 Irving St.
Rahway, NJ 07065
When: Dec 31, 2011
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Description: G/5
Double RR
EF $10
Prizes 100% of EF
Food Included

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Happy Holidays





Wishing you a holiday filled with love and
a New Year rich with blessings.

And our sincere thanks for your loyalty and
 goodwill throughout the year.

Happy Holidays!

From theChess Mates family


Macaspac Wins Saturday G/45

NM Arthur Macaspac won yesterday's G/45 with a 3-0 score. Sergio Flores and Jeyson Flores tied for 2nd.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Winter Camp Discounts

Our Winter Camp is fast approaching. This will be a week long camp beginning December 26 and running through Dec. 30. Grand Master Yudasin will be the head instructor and National Master Arthur Macaspac will be assisting.
 
We are giving discounts to club members (10% off) and those registered by Dec. 24th (5% off). This info was left out of our previous flyer.
 
Please click the updated flyer (below) for activities, schedule and fees.  
 
 
 
Happy Holidays!

Sincerely,
Arthur Macaspac
Owner
 
(760) 583-8429

Monday, December 19, 2011

ECC-Chess Mates Postponed Again

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

Sunday Open Quads Moving To Earlier Time

Beginning Sunday, January 1, we will be holding our Open G/30 Quads from 3-6 p.m., alongside our Scholastic G/30 Quads.

1st prize in each quad (Open & Scholastic) will now be $30 or a trophy. The entry fee remains at $10 for Chess Mates members/$15 for non-members.

Pena & Kellinsky-Gonzalez Tie In Scholastic

Joel Pena and Kevin Kellinsky-Gonzalez tied for 1st in yesterday's Scholastic G/30. Neil Mehta and Albert Tang tied for 3rd.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Barsky, Macaspac & Flores Tie In U2200

Expert Sam Barsky, NM Arthur Macaspac and Jeyson Flores tied for 1st in yesterday's 10-player U2200 Swiss.

Jonathan Aisoni, Sriram Kumar and Gaby Marani split the U1400 prize.

The event will be submitted for rating later today or tomorrow.

Update Mon. 12/19 12:45 a.m. - The event has been rated.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Lessons For Advanced Players

Beginning in January, GM Leonid Yudasin's lessons for advanced players will take place from 6-7 p.m. every Sunday evening. The fee for the hour of instruction is $15.

ECC-Chess Mates Re-scheduled

The postponed match between Essex County College and Chess Mates has been re-scheduled. It will be played in Rahway, on Friday, December 23rd, at 8:00 p.m.

Yudasin Wins Wednesday Blitz

GM Leonid Yudasin won Wednesday's strong, unrated blitz tournament ahead of NM Maraj Daftani. NM Arthur Macaspac and expert Lev Zilbermintz split the U2200 prize.


No.
Player
Quick
1
2
3
4
Total
1
Yudasin
2552
X
11
11
11
6
2
Daftani
2349
00
X
11
11
4
3
Macaspac
2049
00
00
X
01
1
4
Zilbermintz
2157
00
00
10
X
1

Jimenez Wins Sunday Scholastic

Juan Jimenez won Sunday's Scholastic G/30 with 3.5/4.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Winter Camp Dec. 26-30

Chess Mates will be holding a camp Dec. 26-30. For details, click the image below, call us at 732-49-0118 or email us.

Dec. 18th Camp Added

A camp for Sunday December 18 has been added to our schedule. For rates and options click here.

Lohr & O'Connor Win Saturday U1800

Warren Lohr (1756) and Michael O'Connor (1714) won Saturday's U1800 Tournament with 3.5/4. Ryan Hoang (1520) finished 3rd.

Chess Mates Fall To Newark

In Friday night's Garden State Chess League action, Chess Mates lost to Newark-McDonalds 3-1. Roger Pedersen's win on board 2 was our only bright spot.

Welcome Back, Arthur!

Chess Mates owner, Capt. Arthur Macaspac, has returned from his tour of duty in Iraq. Welcome Back, Arthur!

E. Hu & S. Maini Tie In Scholastic G/10

Edward Hu and Samer Maini won the Scholastic G/10 held on Monday, Nov. 28. Merrick Hu finished 3rd.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Thursday, December 1, 2011

ECC-Chess Mates Postponed

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