Tuesday, January 2, 2024

"2024 BLIZZARD BOWL" presented by SONWIL

 BLIZZARD IN MARCH

March 9th, 2024 at 9:30am

Location:

Lackawanna Senior Center, 230 Martin Road, Lackawanna NY 14218

Sections: (Number of rounds depends on number of players per section)

The Open, this section is for experienced USCF members wanting rated games. A current USCF Membership is required for this section. (G/40;d5)

Under 1200, this section is for USCF members with a rating below 1200 who want to play rated games. A current USCF Membership is required for this section. (G/30;d5)

Unrated Section, this section is for new scholastic players who are undecided about acquiring a USCF membership. (G/30;d0)

Awards: Trophies for top 3 individuals in each section.

Team Awards: Top 3 scores of the team will count towards the team score. Trophies awarded to Top team in each section. Team trophies for second and third places will also be awarded to the Unrated and Under 1200 sections.

Entrance Fee: $10 and Lunch will be included.



Register Here

Sunday, November 19, 2023

2023 HOLIDAY SEASON CHESS TOURNAMENT

 DECEMBER CHESS TOURNMENT


The Results are in the images....We are all winners.







Friday, September 1, 2023

2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Chess Tournament

 Lets Celebrate Hispanic Culture Month

...CELEBREMOS...

Here are some images from our little tournament this past Saturday.









Sunday, March 19, 2023

SPRING SCHOLASTIC CHESS TOURNAMENT

Thank you all who came out and supported our Chess Community at the 2023 Spring Tournament.

Thank you Grand Island High School Administrators, Teachers and Coaches for sponsoring the game of Chess in Western NY. We could not do it with out your support.

Here are two images of our Open section and two Gentleman (Thomas Warner and Marijan Procyk) who have been a staple in our chess community for over 10 years. You guys are awesome. 










Wednesday, November 16, 2022

SONWIL Distribution Center presents the 10TH annual

"BLIZZARD BOWL"


THANK YOU SONWIL

THANK YOU MR. WILSON

Here are some images of the Blizzard participants.








Sunday, October 30, 2022

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Sunday, March 20, 2022

St. Patrick's Day 2022 Results

 St. Patrick's Day Tournament came and gone without a glitch. A huge Thank You to Mr. Ennett who organized the Niagara Falls High school to be used for the event. All 46 players came out to show their chess skills and enthusiasm for the game. Following are some photos and the results to the three sections that were played.

The Unrated section:


The Under 1200 section:


The Open Section:















Tuesday, October 29, 2019

FALL CLASSIC SCHOLASTIC CHESS TOURNAMENT at VCMS




THE RESULTS ARE IN .....




Standings of The Unrated Section
# Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Tot
1 1 CURTIS, VEDA W9 W13 W8 W2 D6 W7  5.5
2 2 SOTO, JAHN W3 W4 W6 L1 W9 W10  5.0
3 3 GAREY, HAYDEN L2 W17 W11 W8 D5 W6  4.5
4 4-5 KARA, MITHIL W10 L2 L5 W11 W8 W9  4.0
5 SHARKEY, CADEN D14 W18 W4 L6 D3 W12  4.0
6 6-7 WRIGHT, ASHER W17 W15 L2 W5 D1 L3  3.5
7 FUENTES, JULIANA L8 D14 W16 W12 W15 L1  3.5
8 8-10 MASOODI, ISMAIL W7 W11 L1 L3 L4 W15  3.0
9 SCOTT, RYAN L1 W10 W14 W13 L2 L4  3.0
10 HINKLE, CARSON L4 L9 W17 W16 W13 L2  3.0
11 11-12 SAVAS, AHMET W16 L8 L3 L4 D17 W13  2.5
12 JUDD, CHASE L13 D16 W18 L7 W14 L5  2.5
13 13-15 MORGAN, COLIN W12 L1 W15 L9 L10 L11  2.0
14 SELVAKUMAR, HARINI D5 D7 L9 L15 L12 W16  2.0
15 DOLAN, REBEKAH W18 L6 L13 W14 L7 L8  2.0
16 16-18 ARORA, GURMEHAR L11 D12 L7 L10 W18 L14  1.5
17 SINGH, SROOP L6 L3 L10 D18 D11 H---  1.5
18 BURRIDGE, MATTHEW L15 L5 L12 D17 L16 B---  1.5



Standings of the Under 1200 Section
# Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot
1 1 KHOKHAR,SHAHAB W13 W9 W3 W4  4.0
2 2 PENCILLE,JONLUKE L3 W12 W6 W10  3.0
3 3-8 XIAO,AUSTIN ZHIZH W2 W8 L1 D7  2.5
4 MARKS,MARIAH MARI D12 W11 W5 L1  2.5
5 KAHN,FAATIR W10 D6 L4 W12  2.5
6 HAWLEY,TANNER W14 D5 L2 W11  2.5
7 SELVAKUMAR,ABISHE L11 W14 W9 D3  2.5
8 SZCZUBLEWSKI,JOHN W15 L3 D11 W13  2.5
9 9-10 TORRES,IAN LUCAS B--- L1 L7 W15  2.0
10 FANG,MATTHEW L5 W15 W13 L2  2.0
11 11-12 LAWSON,KAI W7 L4 D8 L6  1.5
12 JIAO,JIERUI D4 L2 W14 L5  1.5
13 13-15 SCHNEIDERMAN,PAVE L1 B--- L10 L8  1.0
14 Wang, Grace L6 L7 L12 B---  1.0
15 CARMINA,RYAN L8 L10 B--- L9  1.0


Standings of The Open Section
# Place Name Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Tot
1 1 DESKOVIC,JOSHUA D W7 W6 W2 W4  4.0
2 2 SCHNEIDERMAN,KURT W8 W3 L1 W6  3.0
3 3 TASEVSKI,GEORGE W4 L2 D6 W7  2.5
4 4-5 HANNI,JOHN JAMES L3 W8 W5 L1  2.0
5 HATTON,FELIX L6 W7 L4 W8  2.0
6 6 GAROFALO, JASON W5 L1 D3 L2  1.5
7 7 SCHNEIDERMAN,LEV L1 L5 W8 L3  1.0
8 8 COOK, KURT L2 L4 L7 L5  0.0


Team Standings Under 1200
Name


















Score
1  Buffalo Academy of Science C.S. (798.3) - Cnt: 3 8.0
KHOKHAR,SHAHAB (848) 4.0
KAHN,FAATIR (1042) 2.5
LAWSON,KAI (505) 1.5
Veronica Connor Middle School (905.7) - Cnt: 4 7.5
HAWLEY,TANNER (795) 2.5
SELVAKUMAR,ABISHE (908) 2.5
SZCZUBLEWSKI,JOHN (1014) 2.5
JIAO,JIERUI (555) 1.5
3 LOCKPORT (831.0) - Cnt: 2 4.0
PENCILLE,JONLUKE (1048) 3.0
CARMINA,RYAN (614) 1.0
4 RAINBOW BRIDGE (633.0) - Cnt: 2 3.0
FANG,MATTHEW (633) 2.0
Wang, Grace (unr.) 1.0
5 BLACK KNIGHTS (858.0) - Cnt: 1 2.5
MARKS,MARIAH MARI (858) 2.5
6 CITY HONORS (337.0) - Cnt: 1 2.0
TORRES,IAN LUCAS (337) 2.0
7 Elmwood Village Chart. Sch. (436.0) - Cnt: 1 1.0
SCHNEIDERMAN,PAVE (436) 1.0


Unrated Team Standings 
Name Score
1 BLACK KNIGHTS (0.0) - Cnt: 3 14.0
CURTIS, VEDA (unr.) 5.5
SOTO, JAHN (unr.) 5.0
FUENTES, JULIANA (unr.) 3.5
2 Veronica Connor Middle School (0.0) - Cnt: 14 12.5
GAREY, HAYDEN (unr.) 4.5
KARA, MITHIL (unr.) 4.0
SHARKEY, CADEN (unr.) 4.0
WRIGHT, ASHER (unr.) 3.5
MASOODI, ISMAIL (unr.) 3.0
SCOTT, RYAN (unr.) 3.0
HINKLE, CARSON (unr.) 3.0
SAVAS, AHMET (unr.) 2.5
JUDD, CHASE (unr.) 2.5
MORGAN, COLIN (unr.) 2.0
SELVAKUMAR, HARINI (unr.) 2.0
DOLAN, REBEKAH (unr.) 2.0
ARORA, GURMEHAR (unr.) 1.5
BURRIDGE, MATTHEW (unr.) 1.5







Thursday, October 10, 2019

2019 Halloween Chess Tournament


“2019 HALLOWEEN” Chess Tournament

The results are in:


 




















Thursday, May 30, 2019