Activities Coming Up:
The 18 Annual Community Chess Club Championship will be held October 1, 8, 15 and 22 at the Rochester Chess Center. Save these dates! If you're not a member yet, we welcome you to join our excellent chess club! We will give out AWARDS and celebrate with cake on Nov. 5th!
Community Chess Club Championship: Round 4 Preliminary Pairings:
Here is the official CCCR Championship tournament announcement:
March 14th-15th: 37th Annual Marchand Open 2015 at the Strong Museum, Rochester, NY.
|Bobby Fischer, 1960.|
|3-player chess set.|
|This beautiful old chess clock appeared in Chess Life (April 2012) and|
in the movie "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" (2011).
G/80d5: Click Here for game results.
|Background: Howard Decker (left) won his game with Guy Fuhrman.|
Front: Chuck Saweikis (left) drew his game with Blaze Veljovski.
|Abraham Glasser (right) played a simultaneous against Bob Talbot (background) and Howard Ebersman.|
Abraham won both games.
5th Place: Revathi Meka with .5 points
6th Place: Kenny Frankovich
|Webster Kehoe scored 4 points in the championship.|
U2000 - David Campbell
|Defending club champion Abe Glasser took 4th place in the championship.|
Round 4: Cliff Kharroubi 0-1 Jamshed Ahmed
U1500 Section Results (local players): Matt Eckert 3 points, Arjun Ganesh 2.5 points, Thomas Kwon 2 points.
4th Place: Vladimir Bondar
|Andrew Guo was today's trophy winner!|
|Andrew Guo (left) played Aidan Kharroubi.|
|Dale Janezic (left front) played Michael Niu.|
October 18: Saturday Afternoon Adult Tournament Final Standings:
|John Manning (left) played Jim Attaya in the final round today.|
Ron Lohrman (tournament director) and Mike Lionti (tournament organizer) have teamed up for all 18 events over these last 18 years. Every year, this tournament is the highlight of chess competition in the chess club. We are very happy with the excellent participation again this year, and we hope chess continues to grow in Rochester, NY.
A cross-table of the event will be posted over the weekend, along with the final round preliminary pairings.
Abraham Glasser vs David Campbell, Wednesday night championship round 3
|Abe Glasser (right) won a very close game with David Campbell.|
|With both players in time pressure, Webster Kehoe held on to win against David Phelps.|
|Click here for more photos from the 18th Annual CCCR Championship.|
Alex Iosevich vs Jim Trowbridge, Wednesday night championship round 2
[Event "Community Chess Club of Rochester Ch"]
[White "Iosevich, Alex"]
[Black "Trowbridge, Jim"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. c4 d5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 exd5 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Bf5 11. a3 a6 12. b4 Be7 13. Bb2 Qd6 14. Nd4 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Rfd8 16. Qb3 Rac8 17. Rac1 Rxc1 18. Rxc1 Bf6 19. Qb2 Bxd4 20. Qxd4 h6 21. Bf3 Be4 22. Bxe4 dxe4 23. Rd1 Qxd4 24. Rxd4 Rc8 25. Kf1 Rc1+ 26. Ke2 Ra1 27. Rxe4 Ra2+ 28. Kf3 Kf8 29. g4 g5 1/2-1/2
Doug Spencer vs Abraham Glasser, wednesday night championship round 2
4th place: Lucas Ng and Vlad Bondar with .5 point each.
|Arjun Ganesh (left) gained valuable experience today playing FM Isay Golyak.|
October 1st: Community Chess Club of Rochester:
Community Chess Club Championship: Round 1 Photos and Results:
We will give out AWARDS and celebrate with cake on Nov. 5th!
1st Place: Jason Niu (trophy winner) with 4 points.
4th place: Vlad Bondar
|Dale Janezic won the trophy today! Sept. 20, 2014.|
1st Place: Dale Janezic (trophy winner) and Andrew Guo with 2.5 points each
|FM Isay Golyak in round #1 vs. Rich Motroni. Sept. 20, 2014.|
|Doug Spencer (left) drew with Ben Chernjavsky. Sept. 20, 12014.|
*** The USCF computed Pranav Senthil Kumar's performance rating to be 2416! ***
2nd Place: FM Isay Golyak with 2.5 points
|Front Left: Thomas Kwon and Mike Connelly|
Middle Left: Ken McBride and Pranav Senthil Kumar
Sept. 17, 2014.
|Front Left: Bill Pollifrone and Harold Ebersman|
Middle Left: Blaze Veljovski and Gerry Birmingham
Sept. 17, 2014.
1st Place: Arianna Kharroubi (trophy winner), Aidan Kharroubi, Thomas Kwon, and Jason Niu with 3 points each.
4th place: Shah Ahmed
|Elijah Liflyand (left) played an exciting game|
with Daniel Johnston. Sept. 10, 2014.
|Tony Badamo (left) won a titanic battle with |
Don Stubblebine. Sept. 10, 2014.
|Pahz Cherelin gets ready for his next chess match.|
|Abe Glasser stands with the Championship trophy.|
September 6th: Saturday Morning Youth Tournament Final Standings:
|Revathi Meka played Andrew Guo. Sept. 6, 2014.|
|Andrew Guo (with trophy held over his head) was today's trophy winner!|
1st Place: Andrew Guo (trophy winner) with 3 points.
3rd Place: Thomas Kwon and Graham Mosmann with 2 points each.
September 6th: Saturday Afternoon Adult Tournament Final Standings:
|Matthieu Chalifour (right) had a very nice game with Derek Linton. |
The USCF computed Matthieu's performance rating to be 2110 !!!! Sept. 6, 2014.
|David Worl stands with the NYS Championship trophy.|