Saturday, November 17, 2018

Pioneer 2018 Chess Fall Classic


Pioneer Chess Fall Classic

Dec 1, 2018 at Pioneer High School, County Line Rd, Yorkshire,NY 14173                                                        
Entry fee - $15 (includes lunch)

To pay in advance via paypal >Pioneerchessboosterclub@yahoo.com, or send check payable to Pioneer Chess Booster Club to PO Box 933, Arcade NY 14009 

5 SectionsAdult, K-12, K-8, K-5, Unrated

K-12- 4 rounds, Rds 1&2 G/30, Rds 3&4 G/45,
Rds 10am, 11am, 12:30pm,  2pm

K-8 and K-5 and Unrated-
5 rounds, G/30, Rds10am, 11am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Adult- 3 rounds, G/45, Trophies to top 3

Prizes- Trophies to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams and individuals. The unrated section will receive individual trophies only. 
Top 4 players will count in team total.


All proceeds from this tournament will be used to help send our team to the state and national tournaments.



Instructions for paying by paypal:
1.Sign up for paypal-its free- or log on if you are a member
2.Click on send request
3. Send to friend and  family
5. Make sure to give name, chess ID (if any), and section you are playing in.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Lackawanna Youth Board "Chess Tournament"



LACKAWANNA YOUTH BOARD PRESENTS

"THE CHESS TOURNAMENT"

1st Andrew Li, 2nd John Arnold, 3rd John Szczublewski, 4th Connor Paradis, 5th Jonathan Carmina 

1st Kevin Zou, 2nd Aieden Spurlock, 3rd Lev Schneiderman, 4th Owen Mason, 5th Jierui Jiao






Saturday, November 3, 2018

2018 Fall Festival Chess Tournament


“2018 Fall Festival” Chess Tournament
Here are some images from our little tournament...








Sunday, October 14, 2018

The Halloween Tournament

2018 HALLOWEEN CHESS TOURNAMENT



TRICK OR TREAT







Saturday, September 22, 2018

2018 Hispanic Month Tournament


2018 Hispanic Month Chess Tournament

Here are the results and some images from the Tournament:

In the unrated section from The Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School,  Faatir Kahn takes First Place, Mohammed Rahman took Second Place. Third Place went to Pavel Schneiderman.

In the Under 1000 Section Andrew Li took first place, Nathaniel Mueller took Second Place, and Lev Schneiderman took Third Place.

In the Open Section Tom Warner took First Place, Ferdinand Supsup took Second Place and Josey Rivera earned Third Place.











Sunday, September 9, 2018

Our Scheduled Tournaments for 2018-2019 Season

QueensKnight Scholastic Chess
TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE for 2018-2019 (All dates and places subject to change)
September, 29th 2018 HISPANIC MONTH TOURNAMENT @ Buffalo Seminary
October, 27th, 2018 HALLOWEEN TOURNAMENT @ Veronica Connor High Sch.
November, 10th 2018 FALL FESTIVAL TOURNAMENT @ Buffalo Seminary
December, 1st, 2018 WNY SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS@PIONEER CENTRAL Sch.
December, 15th 2018 HOLIDAY SEASON TOURNAMENT @  Buffalo Seminary
January, 12th 2019 8TH ANNUAL "BLIZZARD BOWL" @ (Jamison Buisness Park) in Elma NY.
This tournament is FREE and includes Team Awards
February, 9th, 2019 VALENTINE'S DAY TOURNAMENT @  Veronica Connor H.S.
March 9th-10th  2019 NY State Scholastic Championship in Saratoga Springs  NY.
March 15-17th 2019 National H.S. Championship in Schaumburg Illinois
March or April (TBD) NY STATE SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS in SARATOGA NY
April 13th 2019 SPRING FESTIVAL TOURNAMENT @ Buffalo Seminary
May 11th 2019 Mothers Day Tournament @ Buffalo Seminary

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Images from Columbus, 2018 H.S. Chess Championship

St. Josephs Collegiate Institutes' First National Chess Tournament

Jack N. , Nathaniel M., Jacob B., John A, John B.
"The Bataille Room" should be called The Battle Room 1500+




John Arnold takes 11th in Section





Team takes 24th in the U1200 Section

Sunday, January 28, 2018

7th Annual Blizzard Bowl RESULTS

First and foremost a huge THANK YOU must go out to Mr. Wilson and his staff at Sonwil in Elma NY, for sponsoring the 7th annual BLIZZARD BOWL, we couldn’t do it without you.

This year the tournament attracted over 60 new and seasoned chess players from all corners of Western New York. Starting with our established veterans; Pioneer Central, Bishop Timon St. Jude, and St. Joes, to our newcomers from Veronica Connors Middle & Elmwood Village Charter School. Without your love for the game of chess none of these events would be possible, Thank You coaches and parents alike.


Now without further ado here are the results of the individual, and team competitions for each section, followed by some images captured at this wonderful tournament. Thank you and I hope you all had a great time at “The Blizzard Bowl”.

THE TEAM WINNERS IN THE 2018 BLIZZARD BOWL ARE:
RATED SCHOLASTIC TEAM CHAMPIONS "BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE"
SECOND PLACE "PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOL"
THIRD PLACE "VERONICA CONNOR MIDDLE SCHOOL"

UNRATED SCHOLASTIC TEAM CHAMPIONS "VERONICA CONNOR M.S."
SECOND PLACE "ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE"
THIRD PLACE "EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD CATHOLIC ACADEMY"


# Name/Rtng/ID Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6
1 BLUM,JOHN H W  30 B  11 W    2 B  14 W    4 B    7
1258   14373842   (1231)     ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGIATE INST.  1.0  2.0  3.0  4.0  5.0  6.0
2 LYNCH,MATTHEW B  19 W  16 B    1 W    9 B    5 W    3
 965   16139890   (902)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  4.0  5.0
3 ARNOLD,JOHN W  31 B  23 W    5 B  10 W  14 B    2
 988   16243062   (957)     ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGIATE INST.  1.0  2.0  3.0  4.0  5.0  5.0
4 BUTTS,ROEIN W  12 B    5 W  26 W    6 B    1 B  10
1075   15596156   (1020)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  1.0  1.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  4.0
5 NASCA,ARIANNA B  28 W    4 B    3 W    8 W    2 B  14
 865   16539053   (840)     Veronica Connor Middle School  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  4.0
6 BOUQUARD,ZACHARY W  10 B  13 W  17 B    4 W  12 B  21
 510   16175138   (417)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  0.5  1.5  2.5  2.5  3.0  4.0
7 TONGE,CULLEN W  25 B  14 W  19 B  16 W  15 W    1
 897   15846946   (806)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  1.0  1.0  2.0  3.0  4.0  4.0
8 WARNER,ETHEN W  26 B  18 W  14 B    5 W  20 B  12
 941   14867571   (923)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  1.0  2.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  4.0
9 WOOLLEY,JACKSON W  11 B  30 W  23 B    2 W  16 B  15
 515   15308843   (491)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  0.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  4.0
10 PERKINS,TRISTAN J B    6 B  22 W  15 W    3 B  17 W    4
 857   15855720   (825)     LOCKPORT GOLDEN KNIGHTS  0.5  1.5  2.5  2.5  3.5  3.5
11 KUANG,JIM B    9 W    1 B  20 B  15 W  24 W  13
 914   16139884   (796)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  3.5
12 CARMINA,RYAN B    4 W  32 B  18 W  22 B    6 W    8
 589   15629650   (578)     LOCKPORT GOLDEN KNIGHTS  0.0  1.0  2.0  3.0  3.5  3.5
13 HATTON,FELIX DAY W  22 W    6 B  21 B  19 W  18 B  11
 721   16230828   (727)     Elmwood Village Chart. Sch.  0.0  0.0  1.0  2.0  3.0  3.5
14 CARMINA,JONATHAN B  27 W    7 B    8 W    1 B    3 W    5
1081   15466693   (1078)     LOCKPORT GOLDEN KNIGHTS  1.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  3.0  3.0
15 SZCZUBLEWSKI,JOHN W  24 B  17 B  10 W  11 B    7 W    9
 794   14913827   (760)     Veronica Connor Middle School  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  3.0
16 HAWLEY,TANNER B  21 B    2 W  24 W    7 B    9 W  25
 705   16539080   (680)     Veronica Connor Middle School  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  2.0  3.0
17 KINMARTIN,CALEB B  20 W  15 B    6 W  31 W  10 B  24
1065   15305225   (905)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  1.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0
18 WALOWITZ,EVAN B  29 W    8 W  12 B  27 B  13 W  23
unr.   16539068        Veronica Connor Middle School  1.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0
19 BATES,MASON B W    2 B  28 B    7 W  13 B  29 B  20
 551   14044010   (521)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  0.0  1.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.5
20 SCHNEIDERMAN,LEV W  17 B  25 W  11 B  23 B    8 W  19
 564   16391526   (636)     Elmwood Village Chart. Sch.  0.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  2.5
21 RONAN,KALEB THOMA W  16 B  31 W  13 B  28 W  30 W    6
 347   15912998   (331)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  0.0  0.5  0.5  1.5  2.5  2.5
22 RUMFOLA,GARETT L B  13 W  10 B  31 B  12 W  23 W  29
 415   15113758   (401)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  1.0  1.0  1.5  1.5  1.5  2.5
23 SZWED,MICHAEL T B  32 W    3 B    9 W  20 B  22 B  18
 760   16491901   (712)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  1.0  1.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0
24 MARTINEZ JR,CARLO B  15 W  27 B  16 W  29 B  11 W  17
 454   16373556   (466)     Elmwood Village Chart. Sch.  0.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  2.0
25 PARADIS,CONNOR B    7 W  20 B  29 W  32 W  27 B  16
 470   15068154   (429)       0.0  0.0  0.0  1.0  2.0  2.0
26 STACHOWSKI,JONATH B    8 W  29 B    4 B  30 ---- ----
 540   16238297   (479)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  0.0  1.0  1.0  2.0 U2.0 U2.0
27 CLARKSON,ZANDER W  14 B  24 W  28 W  18 B  25 W  32
 574   15596224   (547)     PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS  0.0  0.0  0.5  0.5  0.5  1.5
28 SCHWANEKAMP,GUNNA W    5 W  19 B  27 W  21 B  32 ----
 272   15792253   (255)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  0.0  0.0  0.5  0.5  1.5 U1.5
29 DELL,LIAM G W  18 B  26 W  25 B  24 W  19 B  22
 664   15865726   (627)       0.0  0.0  1.0  1.0  1.0  1.0
30 MCCULLE,QUINN I B    1 W    9 B  32 W  26 B  21 ----
 658   16269641   (619)       0.0  0.0  1.0  1.0  1.0 U1.0
31 PLOWMAN,ZACARY T B    3 W  21 W  22 B  17 ---- ----
 561   16491896   (537)     BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE  0.0  0.5  1.0  1.0 U1.0 U1.0
32 ROBERT,DYLAN W  23 B  12 W  30 B  25 W  28 B  27
 416   16391987   (416)     Elmwood Village Chart. Sch.  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0


# Name/Rtng/ID Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7
1 OROZCO,JOSEPH W    2 B    5 W    4 B    3 W    6 W    8 B  10
unr.                        (733)     TORONTO  1.0  2.0  3.0  4.0  5.0  6.0  7.0
2 MUELLER, NATHANIEL B    1 W  11 W    9 B    4 W    3 B    5 W    8
unr.                             ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGIATE INST.  0.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  4.0  5.0
3 WOZNIAK,JOSH bye   B    8 W  11 W    1 B    2 B    7 W    5
unr.                        (108)     Veronica Connor Middle School  1.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  3.0  4.0  5.0
4 PERUZZINI, ADAM W    7 B  12 B    1 W    2 W    5 B    6 W    9
unr.                               1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  3.5  4.5
5 GLOWNY, ANDREW B    9 W    1 B    7 W    8 B    4 W    2 B    3
unr.                             IROQUOIS MIDDLE SCH  1.0  1.0  2.0  3.0  4.0  4.0  4.0
6 BRZYKCY, JACOB W  13 B    7 B  10 W  12 B    1 W    4 B  11
unr.                             ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGIATE INST.  0.5  0.5  1.5  2.5  2.5  3.0  4.0
7 VAN SPLUNDER, TIMOTHY B    4 W    6 W    5 B    9 B  10 W    3 bye  
unr.                               0.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  4.0
8 SCHNEIDERMAN, PAVEL B  10 W    3 W  12 B    5 W    9 B    1 B    2
unr.                             Elmwood Village Chart. Sch.  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0  3.0  3.0  3.0
9 DUGAN, BRIGID W    5 bye   B    2 W    7 B    8 W  11 B    4
unr.                             Veronica Connor Middle School  0.0  1.0  1.0  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0
10 MAGYARI, ESZTER W    8 B  13 W    6 B  11 W    7 bye   W    1
unr.                             Veronica Connor Middle School  0.0  0.5  0.5  1.0  1.0  2.0  2.0
11 OROZCO, JOSIAH W  12 B    2 B    3 W  10 bye   B    9 W    6
unr.                             TORONTO  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.5  1.5  1.5  1.5
12 SCHWAB, HUDSON B  11 W    4 B    8 B    6 ---- ---- ----
unr.                             IROQUOIS MIDDLE SCH  1.0  1.0  1.0  1.0 U1.0 U1.0 U1.0
13 SCHOEPFLIN, TROY B    6 W  10 ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
unr.                             ALLENDALE ELEMENTARY  0.5  1.0 U1.0 U1.0 U1.0 U1.0 U1.0


# Name/Rtng/ID Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3
1 CALVELO,JELVIS AR B    4 W    2 B    3
1987   16429462   (1947)       1.0  2.0  3.0
2 FRANCO, RYAN W    5 B    1 W    4
unr.   16605832          1.0  1.0  2.0
3 WARNER,THOMAS A W    6 B    5 W    1
1828   12448829   (1689)       1.0  2.0  2.0
4 TASEVSKI,GEORGE W    1 B    6 B    2
1460   12845087   (1328)       0.0  1.0  1.0
5 OROZCO,JOEY B    2 W    3 B    6
1758   15462951   (1569)       0.0  0.0  1.0
6 BAER,STEVE L B    3 W    4 W    5
1271   10131626   (1135)       0.0  0.0  0.0







Saturday, December 16, 2017

7th Annual "BLIZZARD BOWL"

SONWIL Distribution Center presents the 7TH annual
 Western New Yorks, K – 12 Scholastic Chess Championships
   
January 27th 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm (starts promptly)
 at Jamison Business Park, 611 Jamison Road, Elma NY. 14059

Entrance Fees are FREE and LUNCH IS INCLUDED (early registration is required)
7 Swiss system rounds.

·        K-12 Rated Championship (Valid USCF membership required). Rounds 1-3  G/30;d0 --Rounds 4-7  G/30;d5
·        K-12 Unrated Championship (No USCF membership required). All rounds G/30;d0
·        Adult Open 3ss rounds, G/45;d0 (Top three receive medals)

First game will start at 10:00am. Late arrivals will receive a 1/2 point bye.
·          Awards:
·          Top 10 Unrated, & Top 5 Rated Section individuals will receive Trophies.
·          Additionally, in the rated section top U1000, U800, U600, U400, Unrated will receive a trophy.
·          Top 3 Teams in each section will receive a trophy. Top 4 scores in a team will count, teams can be as small as 2 but will be at a disadvantage.
·          Tiebreak systems will be posted. No speed playoff.

Renewals and new memberships may be purchased at the registration table half an hour before first round. Register at www.queensknightchess.blogspot.com or e-mail cirilloav@yahoo.com