JULY 21 The Summer Birthday Discount at Judson


    5SS, G/25 d5. Judson Memorial Church, Assembly Hall, New York 10012; Use 239 Thompson street entrance (between Washington Square South and West 3rd Street, near middle of block) and go downstairs; Wheelchair accessible. Near the West 4th Street Subway. $$G: $200-$150-$100, U2200 $75, U2000 $50, U1800 $50. EF: $20 if by 6/29; $30 between 7/7 and 7/19 at: www.chess4.nyc/summerentry.htm. Onsite EF is $40. $10 discount for all entrants with birthdays between 6/21 and 9/23 inclusive. Proof does not have to be provided with entry but must be provided before or during onsite registration. See webpage above for details. Register: 12-12:30. Rounds: 1- 2:30-3:45-5-6:15. Info: jgraham@nystar.com; Bring clocks and sets. None supplied. Limit two byes; must commit by 2:30.

    Mar. 17 19th Annual Bruce Bowyer Memorial

    Organized by our good friend, Pat Bowyer!
    Grand Prix:
    1st-3rd (3-), $183.34 each:
    Name USCF ID
    GM Mike Rohde 10047871
    FM Leif Pressman 12693373
    IM Jay Bonin 10098327
    1st Under 2200 (3-1): $100
    Mike Hehir 12141790
    1st Under 2000 (2-1): $75 
    Glen Cabasso 12812057
    1st-2nd Under 1800 (2-2): $30 each
    Suriyan Nathan 12634664
    Sean Cushman 14279116
    1st Mixed Doubles Team (4 points): $50 each!
    Carol Knopf 14441644
    Michael Hehir 12141790
    1st-2nd (4-): $162.50 each
    Charles Hua (First Place Trophy on tiebreaks) 14763433
    Marcus Sutton 15513587
    3rd + Top Under 1800 (4-1): $62.50 each
    Arthur King 14424698
    Sakura Laporte 15201004
    1st Under 1600/1st Under 1400 (3-1): $35 each
    Matthew Franklyn 14699064
    Tommy Feng 16159248
    1st-3rd Under 1200 (3-2): $8.34 each
    Siddhartha Mutha 15963858
    Harper Wallace 15887402
    Oliver Hua 15558067
    1st Place Mixed Doubles Team (8 Points): $25 each!
    Sakura Laporte 15201004
    Marcus Sutton 15513587

    Nagib E. Gebran Open 2018

  • Nagib Memorial Page
  • USCF Result Chart
  • Photos
  • Next Tournament is planned for the mid summer.
  • To join our meetup group |***click here***| for informal meetups.
    The 7/30 event was won by Suriyan Nathan and Rene Munoz (tie).

    Our 06/25/2017 tournament was won by Ismael Pagan. As there were six players, there was an addition prize for the lowest three which was won by Zachary Dean.

    Donations gratefully accepted including donations of chess books and equipment. Unfortunately donations are not tax deductible at this time.

    New sustainable t-shirts have arrived . Free t-shirt if requested with advance entry to my next event!

  • Donations: Cash donations are needed to help pay for venues and lecturers. Also donations of chess equipment and equipment related to lectures (projector, computers with chessbase and/or swiss sys, portable sound system)are needed. Also donations of chess books in unread condition, to be used as prizes. Unfortunately, donations made at this time are not tax deductible. GoFundMe page is here!

    Purpose: To provide chess as a social activity, primarily for adults. Please note that my events are not intended to compete with the Marshall Chess Club. My event scheduling is based on funding and availability of the site. I am a member of the Marshall Chess Club, and I recommend Marshall membership for chessplayers in the NYC area.

  • Contact: jgraham at nystar dot com.

  • Directors: I am seeking directors to form a non-profit organization. Preferred qualifications: a) Someone I have known a long time and know I can work with; b) Must have experience and a good understanding of the nyc chess environment; c) Must be like-minded with regard to purpose; d) Must be devoid of potential conflict of interest.