This blog covers events at the Chess Mates Chess Club,
which is now located at 75 East Cherry Street, Suite 11 in Rahway, N.J.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Games from "Chess Mates" Championship

William Guskind [pictured] sends games from the Chess Mates club championship on Saturday.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

July Tournaments

July 8   Chess Mates G/60 Swiss
3-SS. G/55 d5. Chess Mates, 75 E. Cherry St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: $30, $25 Members. Prizes, b/8: 1st $75, 2nd $50, Under prize (TBD) $40. Reg.: 12:25-12:55 p.m. Rds.: 1:00, 3:15, 5:30 p.m. Byes: 1 allowed. Must commit before round 2. Info:, Bring a chess clock.

July 15   Chess Mates Championship
5-SS. G/40 d5. Chess Mates, 75 E. Cherry St., Rahway, NJ 07065. EF: GM: Free, IM: $30. $5 discount for Chess Mates members, Chess Mates students, registration before July 9th. No credit cards. Prize Fund, b/20: $1000 (50% guaranteed per USCF rule). Prizes: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $150. U2250 $100, U2000 $80, U1800 $60.01, U1600 $60, U1400: $50. 1 used chess book from the late Michael Skelly's collection to each player. GM/IM -$30 from prize. Registration: 10:00-10:25 a.m. Rounds: 10:30 a.m., 12:15, 2:00, 3:45, 5:30 p.m. Byes: 2 allowed. Must commit before round 4. Info: Arthur Macaspac:, 760-583-8429 or John Moldovan: Bring a chess clock. The club has a limited number for use.