GM’s Stripunsky and Benjamin are 2014 NJ Co-Champions

        Co-Champions GM Banjamin and GM Stripunsky   Games from the event can be viewed here Results from the 68th Annual New Jersey Open Open Section Name                        Rate Score   Prize      For Stripunsky, Alexan (GM)     2656   5.0    800.00         1st-3rd NJ Co-Champion Benjamin, Joel (GM)         2634   5.0    800.00         1st-3rd NJ Co-Champion Kudrin, Sergey (GM)         2580   5.0    […]

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Star Ledger on the Nationals Plus NJ Stars Games

New Jersey kids are had a good time at the various championships held at the US Open in Orlando. Christopher Wu tied for third (a point out) in the Denker National High School Championship. Kimberly Ding tied for fourth (half a point out) in the National Girls’ Invitational Tournament and John Michael Burke tied for […]

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NJ Wins Top Spot in Scholastic Nationals – By John Burke

From July 26-29, the top scholastic chess players in the country competed in Orlando, Florida in 3 prestigious national championship tournaments – the Denker Tournament of High School Champions, Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions, and the National Girls Invitational Tournament.  Each state held tournaments throughout the calendar year to determine their state representative for these […]

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New Jersey K-12 Grade Championship – November 23, 2014 – Individual and Team Results

2014 NJ Grade School Championship Individual Standings Kindergarten Place Name/Team Rate Score MMed Solk Cum CumOp 1 Mishra, Abhimanyu (1) 1046 5 11 12.5 15 40 2 Doyle, Charles (3) 462 4 10.5 11.5 12 38 3 Bangaru, Saharsh (2) 609 3 9.5 10.5 8 34 4 Ramakrishnan, Atik (4) 196 3 6.5 7.5 7 […]

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Anna Matlin Achieves a Master Rating

Congratulations to Anna Matlin, who broke 2200 at the Manhattan Open, and is now New Jersey’s only active woman Master!  

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