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New Jersey Youth Shines in Orlando

From July 26-August 3 in Orlando, Florida, John Michael Burke will be competing in the Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions, as well as the 115th Annual United States Open Chess Championship.  For those that are interested (or if you need a cure for insomnia), you can follow all the fun at www.jmbchess.com.  

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2nd Annual Fourth of July Open

84 players participate in 5 sections. Results – http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201407068992.4 Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix! JULY 5-6   NEW JERSEY TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 50 (ENHANCED) Registration link 2nd Annual Fourth of July Open – Leon Shulman Cup $15,000 projected prizes, $7,500 minimum guaranteed! 5 rounds, G/90, d5. Wyndham Hotel, 1111 New Jersey 73, Mt. Laurel, […]

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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 […]

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70th Annual U.S. Amateur East Championship – Results

Championship – U2200 Top 5 Places Hutama, Sandi Herman, Geoffrey Price, Alan Gu, Alan Rutar, Vinko   Top U2000 Player Deng, Leon   Top U1900 Player Forman, Yakir   Top U1800 Player Duncan, Troy   Top Under 13 Year Old Li, Dennis   Top Under 16 Year Old Ding, Kimberly   Top Senior Hall Timothy […]

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New Jersey’s representatives for the Denker, Barber and NGIT

Christopher Wu became our Denker representative with a convincing 5-0 score, including a win over former state champion, Alexander Katz.  John Michael Burke and Praveen Balakrishnan had a tough, long draw in the fourth round this morning then went n to win their last round games with final scores of 4.5 then went through three […]

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