Sunday, May 5, 2019

2019 Mothers Day Tournament


“2019 MOTHERS DAY” Chess Tournament

Date and Time: MAY 11th 2019, first round scheduled to start at 11:00am. Awards approximately at 4:30pm.

Location: Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo NY 14222.

Sections and Game Times: The Open (G/45;d0), U1200 (G/30;d5), Unrated (G/30;d0). The U1200 and the Unrated section is strictly for scholastic players K-12.

Awards: Trophies for top 3 in each section. Ties will be decided by tiebreakers. Team Trophy for top team in the Unrated and U1200 sections. Top 4 scores count towards team points.

Entrance Fee: $10.00 if registered by sign-up genius or by e-mail 12 hours before tournament starts. $15.00 for unregistered walk ins. PLEASE BRING A LUNCH.

Baskets will be RAFFLED off for Mothers Day ($2.00 a ticket or 3 for $5.00)



Saturday, April 6, 2019

2019 Spring Chess Festival

2019 Spring Festival
 Chess Tournament

My apologies for the delay on this posting... the winners for the 2019 Spring Festival were:
In the Unrated section the Winner was, Alexander Chelpinski, The runner up was Jiao Jierui.
In the U1200 Section the Winner was, Adam Cheng, The runner up was Felix Hatton.
In the Open Section the Winner was, Thomas Warner, The Runner up was Richard Hennessey.

Congrats to all our Winners and Participants.




Monday, March 11, 2019

2019 St. Patrick's Day Results


2019 St. Patricks Day Chess Tournament

The results are in and in no small way we all owe a...
HUGE "THANK YOU" TO MR. & MRS. BOWERS.
Thank you for Hosting, Sponsoring, Cooking and Celebrating St. Patrick's Day.

Unrated Section
Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 JIAO, JIERUI W7 W3 W6 W2 W5  5.0
2-3 MILLER, DUNCAN W11 W8 W4 L1 W12  4.0
  SCHNEIDERMAN, PAVEL W12 L1 W11 W4 W10  4.0
4-7 KARA, MITHIL W6 W5 L2 L3 W9  3.0
  JALLOW, OMAR W10 L4 W12 W8 L1  3.0
  JALLOW, ABUBAKR L4 W10 L1 W11 W8  3.0
  JALLOW, ALIEU L1 W12 L8 W10 W11  3.0
8-9 MAY, SAM W9 L2 W7 L5 L6  2.0
  CERCONE, JULIAN L8 W11 L10 W12 L4  2.0
10 HAWKINS, DANIEL L5 L6 W9 L7 L3  1.0
11-12 WRIGHT, ASHER L2 L9 L3 L6 L7  0.0
  BURRIDGE, MATTHEW L3 L7 L5 L9 L2  0.0

Under 1200 Section.

Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot
1 CHENG,ADAM W11 W9 W2 W3 D4  4.5
2-5 HUTCHINSON,DYLAN W20 W5 L1 W12 W9  4.0
  SZCZUBLEWSKI,JOHN W22 W18 W7 L1 W10  4.0
  LI,ANDREW TAILIN H--- W17 W16 W8 D1  4.0
  DALEY,WILLIAM W17 L2 W19 W25 W8  4.0
6-7 BUTTS,ROEIN W10 W12 L8 W18 D7  3.5
  SZWED,MICHAEL T W25 W19 L3 W13 D6  3.5
8-15 HATTON,FELIX W21 W13 W6 L4 L5  3.0
  MEEGAN,LIAM PATRI W14 L1 W20 W11 L2  3.0
  KHOKHAR,SHAHAB L6 W15 W25 W16 L3  3.0
  CLARKSON,PARKER F L1 W14 W27 L9 W16  3.0
  SCHNEIDERMAN,LEV W23 L6 W21 L2 W22  3.0
  KHOKHAR,ADAM W26 L8 W22 L7 W20  3.0
  LAWSON,KAI L9 L11 W26 W21 W19  3.0
  THOMAS,PATRICK M L16 L10 W28 W17 W18  3.0
16-24 HAWLEY,TANNER W15 W24 L4 L10 L11  2.0
  WOOLLEY,JACKSON L5 L4 W23 L15 W29  2.0
  MARTINEZ JR,CARLO W29 L3 W24 L6 L15  2.0
  CLARKSON,ZANDER W28 L7 L5 W24 L14  2.0
  BARTELO,BRIAN L2 W23 L9 W29 L13  2.0
  ZIMMER,RILEY L8 W28 L12 L14 W25  2.0
  QUEENO,ALEXANDER L3 W26 L13 W27 L12  2.0
  DULNIAK,KASEY L12 L20 L17 W26 W27  2.0
  QUI,MICHAEL W27 L16 L18 L19 W28  2.0
25-29 WILLIAMS,NIGEL L7 W29 L10 L5 L21  1.0
  WOOLLEY,BRUIN L13 L22 L14 L23 B---  1.0
  BARTELO,SEAN L24 B--- L11 L22 L23  1.0
  WILLIAMS,AUGUSTUS L19 L21 L15 B--- L24  1.0
  MONTES,ANGELO L18 L25 B--- L20 L17  1.0
The Open

Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Tot
1 CHELPINSKI,ADAM W4 W3 W2  3.0
2-6 STEARNS,DAVID ROB W10 W8 L1  2.0
  CARMINA,JONATHAN B--- L1 W9  2.0
  ARNOLD,JOHN L1 B--- W11  2.0
  MILLER,DAVID S W11 W9 L6  2.0
  WARNER,THOMAS L8 W10 W5  2.0
7 RAKIC,MIROSLAV L9 D11 W8  1.5
8-10 MOSCATELLO,NICHOL W6 L2 L7  1.0
  BAER,STEVE L W7 L5 L3  1.0
  HENNESSEY,RICHARD L2 L6 B---  1.0
11 FERRY, ALEXANDER L5 D7 L4  0.5









Sunday, December 16, 2018

THE BLIZZARD RESULTS...

The results are in for the 8th annual....

"2019 BLIZZARD BOWL"


THANK YOU Mr. Wilson and the staff at Sonwil in Elma NY, for sponsoring the 8th annual BLIZZARD BOWL, we couldn’t do it without you.
This year the tournament attracted over 70 new and seasoned chess players from all corners of Western New York. 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”.

UnRated Section Standings
# Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Tot Prize
1 1 JIAO, JIERUI W6 W4 W7 W5 L2 W12 W13  6.0 CHAMPION
2 2-3 BRILL,JOSHUA W18 W13 W15 D12 W1 W4 L3  5.5 2ND PLACE
3 OROZCO, JOSIAH L8 W19 D13 W9 W11 W6 W2  5.5 3RD PLACE
4 4-5 STREETER, DAKARI W9 L1 W11 W14 W12 L2 W21  5.0 4TH PLACE
5 HEDGEPETH, DAVID W17 W8 L12 L1 W15 W10 W7  5.0 5TH PLACE
6 6 BROWN, CAMRYN L1 D9 W19 W8 W7 L3 W22  4.5 6TH PLACE
7 7-11 SANTORA, OLIVER W22 W14 L1 W15 L6 W17 L5  4.0 7TH PLACE
8 PYC, ALEKSANDER W3 L5 W16 L6 L10 W18 W20  4.0 8TH PLACE
9 MAY, SAMMY L4 D6 D10 L3 W20 W22 W12  4.0 9TH PLACE
10 JALLOW, ALIEU L14 W18 D9 D13 W8 L5 W17  4.0 10TH PLACE
11 JALLOW, OMAR L15 W17 L4 W16 L3 W14 W19  4.0
12 12-13 SCHNEIDERMAN, PAVEL W21 W16 W5 D2 L4 L1 L9  3.5
13 VALINT, AARON W20 L2 D3 D10 D14 W21 L1  3.5
14 14-17 KARA, MITHIL W10 L7 W20 L4 D13 L11 D16  3.0
15 GAREY, HAYDEN W11 W22 L2 L7 L5 D16 D18  3.0
16 EDDY, ALEXANDER W19 L12 L8 L11 W21 D15 D14  3.0
17 WADMAN, KAITLYN L5 L11 W22 W20 W18 L7 L10  3.0
18 18-19 EDDY, LUCAS L2 L10 D21 W19 L17 L8 D15  2.0
19 WRIGHT, ASHER L16 L3 L6 L18 W22 W20 L11  2.0
20 20-21 WEAVER, HANNAH L13 W21 L14 L17 L9 L19 L8  1.0
21 BURRIDGE, MATTHEW L12 L20 D18 D22 L16 L13 L4  1.0
22 22 JALLOW, ABUBAKR L7 L15 L17 D21 L19 L9 L6  0.5


Rated Section Standings
# Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Tot Prize
1 1 WEAVER,THOMAS J W28 W31 W6 W4 W3  5.0 CHAMPION
2 2 KOSTEK,PATRICK W43 W18 W5 D8 W17  4.5 2ND PLACE
3 3-7 JANEZIC,DALE WILL W26 W9 W10 W12 L1  4.0 3RD PLACE
4 HAWLEY,TANNER W36 W15 W11 L1 W21  4.0 4TH PLACE
5 LI,ANDREW TAILIN W14 W16 L2 W22 W13  4.0 5TH PLACE
6 SELVAKUMAR,ABISHE W25 W27 L1 W26 W12  4.0 BEST U1000
7 CARMINA,JONATHAN W27 W41 L12 W21 W8  4.0
8 8-11 HUTCHINSON,DYLAN W33 W22 W13 D2 L7  3.5
9 WARNER,ETHEN W42 L3 W19 W15 D10  3.5
10 SZCZUBLEWSKI,JOHN W24 W32 L3 W23 D9  3.5
11 LUGER,SAM W40 D21 L4 W25 W24  3.5
12 12-20 MUELLER,NATHANIEL W37 W46 W7 L3 L6  3.0 BEST U800
13 OROZCO,JOSEPH W41 W20 L8 W14 L5  3.0
14 RAI,VEDANT L5 W42 W18 L13 W31  3.0 BEST U600
15 SHAFFER,NATHAN W30 L4 W28 L9 W27  3.0
16 HATTON,FELIX W19 L5 L23 W40 W25  3.0
17 ZOU,KEVIN GAOMING L23 W40 W30 W32 L2  3.0
18 PERKINS,TRISTAN W47 L2 L14 W38 W29  3.0
19 MEEGAN, LIAM P L16 W29 L9 W28 W32  3.0 BEST U400
20 KHOKHAR, SHAHAB W45 L13 L22 W30 W26  3.0 BEST UNRATED
21 21-24 SCHNEIDERMAN,LEV W35 D11 W34 L7 L4  2.5
22 SHAFFER,RYAN W39 L8 W20 L5 D23  2.5
23 PAWLOWSKI,AARON M W17 L34 W16 L10 D22  2.5
24 DALEY,WILLIAM PAT L10 D38 W33 W34 L11  2.5
25 25-37 RONAN,KALEB THOMA L6 W39 W31 L11 L16  2.0
26 CLARKSON,ZANDER L3 W43 W37 L6 L20  2.0
27 PARADIS,CONNOR L7 L6 W44 W36 L15  2.0
28 MARTINEZ JR,CARLO L1 W36 L15 L19 W38  2.0
29 BARTELO,BRIAN L46 L19 W42 W37 L18  2.0
30 CARMINA,RYAN L15 W44 L17 L20 W40  2.0
31 BOUQUARD,ZACHARY W38 L1 L25 W41 L14  2.0
32 WOOLLEY,JACKSON W44 L10 W45 L17 L19  2.0
33 TORRES,IAN LUCAS L8 D35 L24 D39 W42  2.0
34 KHOKHAR, ADAM H--- W23 L21 L24 D35  2.0
35 ZIMMER, RILEY L21 D33 L38 W47 D34  2.0
36 QUEENO, ALEXANDER L4 L28 W47 L27 W41  2.0
37 THOMAS, PATRICK L12 W47 L26 L29 W43  2.0
38 38-39 LAWSON, KAI L31 D24 W35 L18 L28  1.5
39 DULNIAK, KASEY L22 L25 L41 D33 W45  1.5
40 40-46 O'KEEFFE,RYAN P L11 L17 W43 L16 L30  1.0
41 WOOLLEY,BRUIN L13 L7 W39 L31 L36  1.0
42 QUI, MICHAEL L9 L14 L29 W45 L33  1.0
43 WILLIAMS,AUGUSTUS L2 L26 L40 W44 L37  1.0
44 MONTES, ANGELO L32 L30 L27 L43 W47  1.0
45 BARTELO,SEAN L20 B--- L32 L42 L39  1.0
46 SZWED,MICHAEL T W29 L12 U--- U--- U---  1.0
47 47 CLARKSON,PARKER F L18 L37 L36 L35 L44  0.0






Rated Team Standings
Code Name Score
TIMON BISHOP TIMON ST. JUDE (693.3) - Cnt: 12 12.0
KOSTEK,PATRICK (739) 4.5
MEEGAN, LIAM P (unr.) 3.0
DALEY,WILLIAM PAT (267) 2.5
BOUQUARD,ZACHARY (817) 2.0
QUEENO, ALEXANDER (unr.) 2.0
THOMAS, PATRICK (unr.) 2.0
ZIMMER, RILEY (unr.) 2.0
DULNIAK, KASEY (unr.) 1.5
O'KEEFFE,RYAN P (195) 1.0
QUI, MICHAEL (unr.) 1.0
MONTES, ANGELO (unr.) 1.0
SZWED,MICHAEL T (950) 1.0
PION PIONEER CENTRAL SCHOOLS (813.0) - Cnt: 8 11.5
HUTCHINSON,DYLAN (938) 3.5
WARNER,ETHEN (828) 3.5
PAWLOWSKI,AARON M (513) 2.5
RONAN,KALEB THOMA (265) 2.0
CLARKSON,ZANDER (721) 2.0
WOOLLEY,JACKSON (765) 2.0
WOOLLEY,BRUIN (140) 1.0
CLARKSON,PARKER F (310) 0.0
VCMS Veronica Connor Middle School (848.3) - Cnt: 3 11.5
HAWLEY,TANNER (801) 4.0
SELVAKUMAR,ABISHE (862) 4.0
SZCZUBLEWSKI,JOHN (882) 3.5
BASCS Buffalo Academy of Science C.S. (557.0) - Cnt: 4 9.5
RAI,VEDANT (557) 3.0
KHOKHAR, SHAHAB (unr.) 3.0
KHOKHAR, ADAM (unr.) 2.0
LAWSON, KAI (unr.) 1.5
LOCK LOCKPORT (937.7) - Cnt: 3 9.0
CARMINA,JONATHAN (1272) 4.0
PERKINS,TRISTAN (927) 3.0
CARMINA,RYAN (614) 2.0
ELMVCH Elmwood Village Chart. Sch. (599.8) - Cnt: 4 8.5
HATTON,FELIX (799) 3.0
SCHNEIDERMAN,LEV (758) 2.5
MARTINEZ JR,CARLO (708) 2.0
WILLIAMS,AUGUSTUS (134) 1.0
ROCHES ROCHESTER (1269.5) - Cnt: 2 7.5
JANEZIC,DALE WILL (1695) 4.0
LUGER,SAM (844) 3.5
PITTSF PITTSFORD (907.5) - Cnt: 2 5.5
SHAFFER,NATHAN (1071) 3.0
SHAFFER,RYAN (744) 2.5
WEAVER WEAVER (1692.0) - Cnt: 1 5.0
WEAVER,THOMAS J (1692) 5.0
HOMES HOMESCHOOL TEAM (239.0) - Cnt: 2 3.0
BARTELO,BRIAN (377) 2.0
BARTELO,SEAN (101) 1.0
STJOES ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGIATE INST. (784.0) - Cnt: 1 3.0
MUELLER,NATHANIEL (784) 3.0
CANIS CANISIUS (620.0) - Cnt: 1 2.0
PARADIS,CONNOR (620) 2.0
CITYH CITY HONORS (357.0) - Cnt: 1 2.0
TORRES,IAN LUCAS (357) 2.0


UN-Rated Team Standings
Code Name Score
VCMS Veronica Connor Middle School (0.0) - Cnt: 8 17.0
JIAO, JIERUI (unr.) 6.0
PYC, ALEKSANDER (unr.) 4.0
MAY, SAMMY (unr.) 4.0
KARA, MITHIL (unr.) 3.0
GAREY, HAYDEN (unr.) 3.0
WADMAN, KAITLYN (unr.) 3.0
WRIGHT, ASHER (unr.) 2.0
BURRIDGE, MATTHEW (unr.) 1.0
ELMVCH Elmwood Village Chart. Sch. (0.0) - Cnt: 4 12.0
JALLOW, ALIEU (unr.) 4.0
JALLOW, OMAR (unr.) 4.0
SCHNEIDERMAN, PAVEL (unr.) 3.5
JALLOW, ABUBAKR (unr.) 0.5
HOMES HOMESCHOOL TEAM (0.0) - Cnt: 3 9.0
SANTORA, OLIVER (unr.) 4.0
EDDY, ALEXANDER (unr.) 3.0
EDDY, LUCAS (unr.) 2.0
STJOES ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGIATE INST. (0.0) - Cnt: 1 5.5
BRILL,JOSHUA (unr.) 5.5
ROCHES ROCHESTER (0.0) - Cnt: 1 4.5
BROWN, CAMRYN (unr.) 4.5
LOCK LOCKPORT (0.0) - Cnt: 1 3.5
VALINT, AARON (unr.) 3.5
WEAVER WEAVER (0.0) - Cnt: 1 1.0
WEAVER, HANNAH (unr.) 1.0




Open Section
Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Tot Prize
1-2 CASTRO,BRYAN W3 W6 D2  2.5 CHAMPION
OROZCO,JOEY W7 W5 D1  2.5 2ND PLACE
3-4 STEARNS,DAVID ROB L1 W8 W5  2.0 3RD PLACE
CHELPINSKI,ADAM L5 W7 W6  2.0
5-7 WARNER,THOMAS A W4 L2 L3  1.0
ARNOLD,JOHN W8 L1 L4  1.0
HENNESSEY,RICHARD L2 L4 W8  1.0
8 TASEVSKI,GEORGE L6 L3 L7  0.0