68th Annual New Jersey Open Championship – 5 Grandmasters to Play

A Heritage Event!

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Five grandmasters has committed to playing in NJ Open!   The list includes three-time US Champ GM Joel Benjamin, GM John Fedorowicz, GM Alexander Stripunksy, GM Sergey Kudrin and GM Alex Fishbein.

AUG. 30-SEPT. 1 OR AUG. 31-SEPT. 1   68th Annual New Jersey Open Championship

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 60

All Prizes Guaranteed!! 6-SS, 40/2 d5, SD/1. Headquarters Plaza Hyatt, 3 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ 07960. (973) 898-9100. A luxury hotel including spa. Free parking. For chess rate ($109/night) please use https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10891130 for online reservations. Short walk to train station with service to New York and Philadelphia (via Newark). 5 minute walk to many restaurants and shopping. In 4 sections, Open Section, Gold U1900, Silver U1600 and Booster U1300. With 3 day and 2 day schedules. Prizes: Open: $1000-$800-$600-$400-$200, Top Expert & A: $200 and trophy. Trophy to NJ Champion. Gold Section $500-$300-$100. Top B: $100 and trophy. Silver U1600: $500-$300-$100. Top D: $100 and trophy. Booster U1300: $500-$300-$100. Top E & F $100 & trophy. All Prizes Guaranteed. All sections get these trophies: Top 3, Top Senior over age 55, Top Under age 16, Top Under Age 13. Unrated may win first place in Open section only. EF Early $68 if paid by 8/27. EF onsite is $80. $50 for re-entry.

3 day reg at hotel: 9:00am-11:00am 8/30/2014. 2 day reg at hotel: Sunday, 8/31/2014 9-10am. Rounds: 3 day Saturday 12:00 & 6:30pm, Sunday 11am & 6pm, Monday 9am & 3:30pm. Rounds: 2 day 1-2-3(G/60 d5) Sunday 10:30am, 12:45pm and 3:00pm. 3 Day and 2 Day schedules merge in round 4. Entries to Noreen Davisson, 6 Red Barn Ln., Randolph, NJ 07869. Email: Noreen@deanofchess.com. Entries should include name, USCF ID and expirations, mailing address, email address, phone, section and schedule desired and entry fee.

Current Entries

Name USCF Rating Section Sched
GM Alexander Stripunksy 12715435 2656 Open 3
GM Joel Benjamin 10102511 2634 Open 3
GM Sergey Kudrin 11257585 2580 Open 3
IM Dean Ippolito 12445752 2552 Open 3
GM Alex Fishbein 12077910 2542 Open 3
IM Yaacov Norowitz 12566496 2529 Open 2
GM John Fedorwicz 10604737 2460 Open 3
Karl Dehmelt 10164176 2255 Open 3
Roshan Idnani 14220898 1996 Open 3
Kevin Chen 12632969 1972 Open 3
Marvin Shumowitz 10086281 1939 Open 3
Ryan Feng 14215155 1884 Open 3
Joshua Guo 14325542 1870 Open 2
Taran Idnani 14220903 1863 Open 3
Nick Figorito 14077836 1845 Open 2
Shiv Krishen Sethi 13330268 1708 Open 3
Christopher Moravek 13910544 1854 U1900 3
Tom Schrade 10248213 1838 U1900 3
Donnally Miller 12544721 1794 U1900 3
Matthew Li 14208535 1733 U1900 3
Glen Hart 12456765 1733 U1900 3
Ron Grosseibl 12734172 1711 U1900 3
Evelyn Zhu 14587517 1703 U1900 3
Greg Tomkovich 12114610 1682 U1900 2
Nico Chasin 14955471 1681 U1900 3
Maxwell Weinstein 13768890 1680 U1900 2
Stanley Liu 15057347 1673 U1900 2
Justin Lee 14951717 1645 U1900 3
Jonathan Chin 14687040 1621 U1900 3
John Cartier 14259600 1604 U1900 3
Anthony Tang 14267951 1577 U1900 3
Steven Feng 14130326 1572 U1900 3
Albert Tang 14267945 1559 U1900 3
Yassi Ehsani 14745787 1552 U1900 3
Lucas Foerster-Yialamas 15056077 1545 U1900 3
Louis Sturniolo 14130326 1526 U1900 3
Claire Cao 14672670 1521 U1900 3
Glenn Jacobs 13996286 1515 U1900 3
Angelica Chin 14687055 1529 U1600 3
Mitch Fishbein 14633346 1506 U1600 3
Kenneth Jachewicz 12497563 1459 U1600 3
Tom Laconich 13262294 1369 U1600 3
Michael Weinstein 14708493 1301 U1600 2
Howard Prince 12462863 1289 U1300 2
Lawrence Constance 12630617 1212 U1300 3
Eddy Tian 15249281 1167 U1300 2
Thoshan Omprakash 15204438 1074 U1300 2
William Cige 15068656 872 U1300 2
Abhimanyu Mishra 15456104 797 U1300 2
Noah Chasin 15457883 unr U1300 3
Scholastic Sections
Name Section USCF ID Rating
Thoshan Omprakash U1200 15204438 1074
Jessica Lee U1200 14951702 1069
Aayush Ajith U1200 14956385 988
Winston Yuxiang Li U1200 15219584 952
Abishek Kannapan U1200 15242156 921
William Cige U1200 15068656 872
Eric Jin U900 15312421 845
Aiden Lu U900 15278506 814
Abhimanyu Mishra U900 15456104 797
Daniel Shen U900 15161618 700
Dylan DePrince Volinski U600 14892862 581
Ashwin Kaliyaperumal U900 15432987 573
Anish Reemala U900 15202281 536
Siddarth Lal U600 14890054 412
Jaysen Lim U600 15202803 322
Nithin Jayakanthan U600 15379748 229
Conrad Lewis U600 15466363 unr