Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Nov-Dec 2016 Events and Tournaments

2017 Community Chess Club of Rochester Championship Tournament
Get your games in early !!

Wednesday December 21

Feel free to bring a snack to pass around. (optional)

Holiday Schedule:
There will be no tournaments at the Rochester Chess Center
on Saturday Dec. 24th and Saturday Dec. 31st.

CCCR Newsletters by Email:
Mike Runnells has started to send out electronic newsletters.  If you would like to be added to the distribution list, please register in person at the chess center.  Mike Runnells is the newsletter editor.  Thanks to Mike Runnells for taking on this responsibility of managing the newsletters.

The Saturday Weekly Youth Tournament 
is every Saturday from 10am to 1pm.  Entry fee is $5.  
Trophy to top score and prizes to all players.  G/30d5. 
On Dec. 3rd, 2016, Sathya Mandava won the trophy.
Rochester Chess Center.

Tournament Announcement:
In addition to this tournament at Pioneer Central High School, there will also be the regular youth tournament at the Chess Center for those players unable to attend the event at the HS.  However, we encourage everyone to try and attend this special tournament at the Pioneer Central High School.  Please take a look at the fllyer below for details and registration for the Pioneer Central HS event.

Magnus Carlson wins third World Chess Title
Click here for NY Times Story
Visitors at the Rochester Chess Center watched the final games
 of the World Championship over an internet connection.

World Chess Champion Graph from Wikipedia:

Photos from Awards Night, Nov. 16th

20th Annual Community Chess 
Club Championship "Awards Night"
Wed. November 16th, 2016
Please join us for the award ceremony which will be held at 7:30 pm at the Rochester Chess Center.  Cake will be served.  The club's regularly scheduled chess games will follow the awards ceremony.  For more information about the 20th club championship, check out prior blog posts. 

Congratulations to Lev Paciorkowski 

our 2016 Community Chess Club of Rochester Champion

and to all our other prize winners:

2nd Place: Daniel Johnston
3rd Place: Webster Kehoe
4th Place: Matt Slomski
5th Place: Ken McBride
U2000: David Campbell
U1800: John Frearson
U1600: Matt Nesci
U1400: Hanan Derry
U1200: Stephen Blazak

Webster Kehoe congratulates Lev Paciorkowski on Lev's win.  Nov. 3, 2016.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

2016 World Chess Championship - Watch & Discuss at Chess Center

The 2016 World Chess Championship with Magnus Carlson vs. Sergey Karjakin will be broadcast at the Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Drive, Rochester, NY 14610.

Join us at the Rochester Chess Center November 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 26, 28.  All games start at 1:30pm.  Call 585-442-2430 for details.