Wednesday, October 1, 2014

2014 Halloween Tournament

HALLOWEEN CHESS TOURNAMENT

Date and Time: October 25th, first round scheduled to start at 10:00am. Awards at aprox. 3pm.

Location: Global Concepts CS (cafeteria) at 1001 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna NY 14218

Sections: Our regular sections for this tournament are The Open, U1000 and Unrated.

Awards: Trophies for top 3 in each section... Bonus Award for Best Costume...

Rounds and Game Time: First round starts at 10:00am. 4ss Rounds G/30 (5 sec delay if annotating). The Open section will be 3ss Rounds G/45;d0 (no delay)

Entrance Fee: $10.00 if registered 12 hours before tournament start time, even if registered via  e-mail. $15.00 for late registrants or walk ins. Lunch will be provided for this tournament.





If you wish to Register by e-mail send to cirilloav@yahoo.com, please include players; Name, Section, and USCF# if rated. Rated players may play within their section or above their level but never below their level. Non USCF Players wanting to play in the rated sections may purchase a USCF Membership at the tournament. 2012 USCF membership prices for players under 13yrs. of age is $17.00, under 16 yrs. $22.00, under 25yrs. $26.00, and adults $40.00. Rules, sections and prizes may change at tournament directors discretion.

Photos of past tournaments

Following are some photos that were not posted at due time. My apologies. Nevertheless the winners were....
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Danielle(1), JingJing(2), Aurora(3) with Paris, Jayla and Kenna

The Hispanic Chess Tournament 2014
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Max, Malachi, Connor, Steve and John

CCB Summer Bash 2014

Benjamin, Alexis, Sam

Sunday, September 14, 2014

QueensKnight Chess Tournament Schedule for 2014-2015 season


QueensKnight Chess Tournaments for 2014-15

All our Tournaments start @ 10:00am and go to approx. 4pm.

v Sept. 27th "Hispanic Month" "AJEDREZ" @ Buffalo Seminary

v Oct. 23rd "FATHER BAKER TOURNAMENT" @ Lackawanna Sr. Center

v Oct. 25th "8th Halloween Haunt" (Trophies) @ GCCS

v Nov. 8th "Fall Festival" @ Buffalo Seminary

v Dec. 6th "WNY Scholastic Championship" @ Pioneer H.S.

v Dec. 13th "Holiday Season" @ GCCS

v Jan. 17th  Sonwil's “4th Annual Blizzard Bowl” a WNY Scholastic Team Tournament (Trophies) @ Sonwil in Elma, NY

v Feb. 15th  Valentine's Day (Trophies) @GCCS

v Mar. 14th "St. Patrick's Day"@ Buffalo Seminary

v Apr. 10th-12th "National High School Championship" @ Columbus, Ohio

v May 9th "Mothers Day" @ Buffalo Seminary

v Jun. 13th "Scholastic Year End Challenge" (Trophies) @ GCCS

All tournaments are subject to change, to stay on top of the latest follow us on this blog.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Mother Day 2014 photos and winners

Happy Mothers Day...Chess Players.
The Under 600 Section had Malachi Doyle as the Winner.
The Under 1000 Section had Roman Castle as the Winner.
The Open winner was Richard Hennessy.





Sunday, April 13, 2014

Spring into Chess ...RESULTS...

A huge Thank You to all who came to play and support chess in Buffalo. A great turnout for Buffalo Seminary's second chess tournament. 
Here are the results and some photos from our 2014 SPRING INTO CHESS TOURNAMENT:



SwissSys Wall Chart. 2014 Spring into Chess: U800 (standings)


#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Tot
1LITTLE,DANIELLEW 7B 5W 3B 4W 8
582 152718541.02.03.03.04.04.0
2BLUM,MAXIMILIAN FB 10W 8W 7B 11W 4
577 151353720.50.51.52.53.53.5
3KINMARTIN,CALEB AW 9W 4B 1B 5W 6
407 153052251.02.02.03.03.03.0
4SCHALBERG,JEFFREYW 11B 3B 8W 1B 2
525 148216901.01.02.03.03.03.0
5KEHL,ELLAB 6W 1B 11W 3B 10
439 153065581.01.02.02.03.03.0
6CAREY, STEVEW 5B 9W 10B 8B 3
unr. 154338380.01.02.02.03.03.0
7DONOHUE,ROBERT FRB 1W 10B 2W 9bye
265 153054300.01.01.02.03.03.0
8CIRILLO,ENYAbyeB 2W 4W 6B 1
603 139720960.51.51.52.52.52.5
9SIMMONS, ALEXB 3W 6byeB 7W 11
unr. 141942520.00.01.01.02.02.0
10COLLINS,JAYLA,AW 2B 7B 6byeW 5
219 151895140.50.50.51.51.51.5
11PALMISANO,SAMANTHB 4byeW 5W 2B 9
143 153314210.01.01.01.01.01.0

SwissSys Wall Chart. 2014 Spring into Chess: U1200 (standings)


#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Tot
1CIRILLO,ANTONIOW 8B 2W 6B 5
1182 139572561.02.03.04.04.0
2BLUM,THOMAS RB 7W 1B 4W 8
1086 143738361.01.02.03.03.0
3LYON,JAMES WILLIAW 4B 8W 9B 6
1090 144770680.01.02.03.03.0
4CASTLE,ROMANB 3W 5W 2B 10
819 144287811.01.01.02.02.0
5DARLING,WESB 9B 4W 7W 1
1152 134530760.01.02.02.02.0
6BLUM,JOHN HB 10W 9B 1W 3
1193 143738421.02.02.02.02.0
7WILLIAM,ASHTON AW 2W 10B 5B 9
818 148370150.01.01.02.02.0
8MILES,ANDERSONB 1W 3B 10B 2
915 144967750.00.01.01.01.0
9SCHIENER,NATHANW 5B 6B 3W 7
900 143199041.01.01.01.01.0
10WARD,DOUGLASW 6B 7W 8W 4
947 149959910.00.00.00.00.0



SwissSys Wall Chart. 2014 Spring into Chess: OPEN (standings)


#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Tot
1MADDEN,ZACHARYB 3W 5W 4
1313 137998660.01.02.02.0
2PATTERSON,ALBERTB 5W 6B 3
1742 125619580.51.02.02.0
3DARLING,CHRISW 1B 4W 2
1596 140135721.01.51.51.5
4SANTORA,SAMB 6W 3B 1
1516 140219011.01.51.51.5
5PALMISANO,RYANW 2B 1B 6
1318 136246030.50.51.01.0
6WARNER,THOMAS AW 4B 2W 5
1788 124488290.00.51.01.0







Thursday, March 6, 2014

2014 Blizzard Bowl Results

Here are the Crosstables for the "2014 Blizzard Bowl"

Team standings and Individual standings. (Just trying a new format)

Team Roster and Scores. Blizzard Bowl 2014 : Open


CodeNameScoreTBrk[S]TBrk[C]TBrk[M]TBrk[E]TBrk[K]TBrk[R]
1GLOBCGlobal Concepts Ch. Sch. (1440.7)7.018151319336
RUMMELL,BENJAMIN (1540) 3.0
SANTORA,SAM (1563) 3.0
BLUM,JOHN H (1219) 1.0
2PIOPioneer (1426.0)6.0401726163412
MADDEN,RYAN (1865) 3.0
DARLING,CHRIS (1611) 2.0
PETERS,MAXWELL (945) 1.0
MADDEN,ZACHARY (1283) 0.0
3BISHTSBishop Timon St. Jude (1484.0)6.01214915267
HEDGES,STEPHEN (1550) 4.0
KEANE,TIM (1418) 2.0

Team Roster and Scores. Blizzard Bowl 2014 : U1000


CodeNameScoreTBrk[S]TBrk[C]TBrk[M]TBrk[E]TBrk[K]TBrk[R]
1PIOPioneer (771.7)10.030.52529.5224114
KEMPF,KEEGAN DANI (711) 4.0
WARD,DOUGLAS (997) 3.0
MILES,ANDERSON (607) 3.0
2GLOBCGlobal Concepts Ch. Sch. (784.3)9.0332728.5173418
BLUM,THOMAS R (966) 5.0
CASTLE,ROMAN (945) 3.0
MARTINEZ,ARMANDO (442) 1.0
3BISHTSBishop Timon St. Jude (668.0)6.041.51832102510
O'CONNOR,WILLIAM (581) 3.0
RZEZNIK,NICHOLAS (903) 2.0
GREENE,RICHARD (520) 1.0

Team Roster and Scores. Blizzard Bowl 2014 : U600


CodeNameScoreTBrk[S]TBrk[C]TBrk[M]TBrk[E]TBrk[K]TBrk[R]
1GLOBCGlobal Concepts Ch. Sch. (398.8)14.5645557305536.5
GREEN, MADELEINE C (339) 5.0
BLUM,MAXIMILIAN F (603) 4.0
TORRES,IAN (434) 3.5
PRZYBYSZ,HANNAH (101) 2.0
2PIOPioneer (470.0)6.5331728102314.5
SCHALBERG,JEFFREY (464) 3.5
KEHL,ELLA (476) 3.0

SwissSys Wall Chart. Blizzard Bowl 2014 : Open (standings)


#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Tot
1HEDGES,STEPHENW 9B 2B 5W 10
1550 15035525 Bishop Timon St. Jude1.02.03.04.04.0
2MADDEN,RYANB 3W 1B 6W 7
1865 13624651 Pioneer1.01.02.03.03.0
3RUMMELL,BENJAMINW 2B 7W 8W 5
1540 14270033 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.0.01.02.03.03.0
4SANTORA,SAMB 10W 5B 7B 8
1563 14021901 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.01.02.03.03.0
5DARLING,CHRISW 6B 4W 1B 3
1611 14013572 Pioneer1.02.02.02.02.0
6KEANE,TIMB 5W 10W 2B 9
1418 14784032 Bishop Timon St. Jude0.01.01.02.02.0
7CIRILLO,ANTONIOB 8W 3W 4B 2
1170 139572561.01.01.01.01.0
8PETERS,MAXWELLW 7B 9B 3W 4
945 14319910 Pioneer0.01.01.01.01.0
9BLUM,JOHN HB 1W 8B 10W 6
1219 14373842 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.0.00.01.01.01.0
10MADDEN,ZACHARYW 4B 6W 9B 1
1283 13799866 Pioneer0.00.00.00.00.0

SwissSys Wall Chart. Blizzard Bowl 2014 : U1000 (standings)


#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Tot
1BLUM,THOMAS RB 2W 5B 3B 4W 8
966 14373836 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.02.03.04.05.05.0
2KEMPF,KEEGAN DANIW 1B 7W 9B 8W 3
711 14994976 Pioneer0.01.02.03.04.04.0
3O'CONNOR,WILLIAMB 4W 6W 1B 9B 2
581 15038683 Bishop Timon St. Jude1.02.02.03.03.03.0
4WARD,DOUGLASW 3B 9B 8W 1W 7
997 14995991 Pioneer0.01.02.02.03.03.0
5MILES,ANDERSONW 7B 1B 6byeW 9
607 14496775 Pioneer1.01.01.02.03.03.0
6CASTLE,ROMANW 8B 3W 5B 7bye
945 14428781 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.01.02.02.03.03.0
7RZEZNIK,NICHOLASB 5W 2byeW 6B 4
903 15038677 Bishop Timon St. Jude0.00.01.02.02.02.0
8GREENE,RICHARDB 6byeW 4W 2B 1
520 15035510 Bishop Timon St. Jude0.01.01.01.01.01.0
9MARTINEZ,ARMANDObyeW 4B 2W 3B 5
442 14744998 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.01.01.01.01.01.0

SwissSys Wall Chart. Blizzard Bowl 2014 : U600 (standings)


#Name/Rtng/IDRd 1Rd 2Rd 3Rd 4Rd 5Rd 6Tot
1GREEN, MADELEINE CW 4B 6W 2B 5W 7B 3
339 15321932 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.02.02.03.04.05.05.0
2BLUM,MAXIMILIAN FB 6W 5B 1W 3B 4B 7
603 15135372 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.02.03.03.03.04.04.0
3TORRES,IANB 5W 4byeB 2W 6W 1
434 14744983 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.01.02.03.03.53.53.5
4SCHALBERG,JEFFREYB 1B 3W 6byeW 2B 5
464 14821690 Pioneer0.01.01.52.53.53.53.5
5KEHL,ELLAW 3B 2B 7W 1byeW 4
476 15306558 Pioneer0.00.01.01.02.03.03.0
6GALLEGO,AUSTIN MW 2W 1B 4W 7B 3bye
103 15270206 Bishop Timon St. Jude0.00.00.51.52.03.03.0
7PRZYBYSZ,HANNAHbye- 8W 5B 6B 1W 2
101 15306700 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.1.0X2.02.02.02.02.02.0
8COLLINS,JAYLA,Abye- 7----------------
219 15189514 Global Concepts Ch. Sch.0.5F0.5U0.5U0.5U0.5U0.50.5




Wednesday, January 15, 2014

RESULTS ....3rd Annual "Blizzard Challenge".......RESULTS....


Thank you Sonwil Distribution for sponsoring such a fantastic chess tournament.  The 3rd Annual "Blizzard Challenge" attracted 50 enthusiastic scholastic chess players from as far as Syracuse, New York. The tournament brought new and exciting challenges to some and upsets to others, but most importantly it proves that the royal game of chess is definitely enjoyed in our neck of the woods.

The tournament was formatted into four sections according to grade and USCF ratings. They played four rounds at G/45 and the results were as follows.

Individual results:
K-6 U1000  Winner was Mattew Harvey. 2nd Jayla Collins. 3rd Caleb Kinmartin.
K-6  Winner was Jade Regner. 2nd Roman Castle. 3rd Ethen Warner.
K-12 U1000 Winner was Douglas Ward. 2nd Justin Regner. 3rd Austen Harris.
K-12 Winner was Ryan Madden. 2nd Chris Darling. 3rd Tim Keane.
Blitz Winner was Ryan Madden. 2nd Chris Darling. 3rd Thomas Warner.

Team results:
K-6 U1000  Winner GLOBAL CONCEPTS CHARTER SCHOOL.
K-6  Winner THE HOMESCHOOLERS.
K-12 U1000 Winner PIONEER.
K-12 Winner PIONEER.

Following are some photos from the Blizzard Challenge and the players with our sponsor Mr. Wilson. Thank you for all you do for scholastic chess in WNY.













 

Monday, December 23, 2013

Results from the last 2 tournaments in WNY...Happy Holidays...


Better late than never....Well here are the results from the last two tournaments of 2013.

First Western New York's Scholastic Championships in Sardinia. This tournament gathered 81 players from all over, and the results were as follows.

Individual Winners were: 

K-4 section Champion: ARJUN PATEL

K-8 Section Champion: WENDELL LAMBERT

K-12 Section Champion: LEV PACIORKOWSKI

UNRATED Section Champion: MADDIE GREEN

 

Team Winners were:

K-4 section Champion: Global Concepts Charter School

K-8 Section Champion: Pioneer Central Schools

            K-12 Section Champion: WNY Homeschoolers

 

A Huge Thank You goes out to Tom Warner for organizing this tournament every year.




 


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In the 2013 Holiday Tournament which took place at Global Concepts in Lackawanna the winners were:

 

·        In the Open section the winner was.....BEN RUMMELL

·        In the U1200 section the winner was.....WILLIAM ASHTON

·        In the U800 section the winner was.....JADE SONG REGNER (from Syracuse, NY)