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which is now located at 75 East Cherry Street, Suite 11 in Rahway, N.J.

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Grand Prix Tomorrow

Chess Mates will be running its Cherry Street Open, tomorrow, Saturday, February 28. The 1st round is at 11 a.m. See details below.

Feb. 28   Cherry Street Open
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 6
4-SS. G/55 d5. 75 East Cherry St., Suite 10A, Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $60, members $50. IMs $45. GMs $30. Prize Fund: $1000. 75% Guaranteed. Prizes: $250-150, U2300 $150, U2100 $150, U1900 $150, U1600 $100, Biggest Upset $50. Reg.: 10:15-10:50 a.m. Rds.: 11:00 a.m., 1:30, 3:45, 6:00 p.m. 1 bye allowed, commit prior to game 3. Note: Event subject to weather-related cancellation. Info:, 732-499-0118, 760-583-8429. Bring clocks.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Photos From The January 17th Quads

Here are some photos from the January 17th Quads, which were won by FM Boris Privman and Troy Duncan:

Round 1:

 Duncan vs. Ramneek Singh

 Privman vs. Errol Singh

 NM Arthur Macaspac vs. LM Vladimir Polyakin

 Robert Vinson vs. Ken Cohen

Round 2

 R. Singh vs. Vinson

 Duncan vs. Cohen

 Privman (b) vs. Polyakin (w)

E. Singh vs. Macaspac

Round 3

Vinson vs. Duncan
 Cohen vs. R. Singh

Polyakin vs. E. Singh

Macaspac (b) vs. Privman (w)

Results & Crosstables

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Photos from Cherry Street Open 1/31/2015

NM Art Macaspac won the Cherry Street Open by a full point.

Dan Komunicky lost to Errol Singh.

LM Vladimir Polyakin defeated Abhinav Chinnambeti.

NM Art Macaspac won against NM Mauricio Camejo.

FM Boris Privman bested John Lekocevic.

FM Boris Privman was held to a draw by LM Vladimir Polyakin.

John Moldovan lost a rook-and-minor-piece endgame against John Lekocevic.