Mar. 17 19th Annual Bruce Bowyer Memorial

    Organized by our good friend, Pat Bowyer!

    US Chess Grand Prix Points: 15 (Enhanced)

    4SS, G/45 d10. ** ESTONIAN HOUSE, 243 East 34th Street between Second and Third Avenues. 212.684.0336.**Note: Saturday Grand Prix and Sunday Scholastic Info@ Facebook: Bruce Bowyer Foundation or (Pat Bowyer) 516.641.4521. EF: $20. $$G: $250-$175-$125, U2200 $100, U2000 $75, U1800 $60. New: Mixed Doubles Bonus Prize: best male/female 2-player team combined score: $100. Team must average U2200; register (no extra fee) onsite by 1:30 pm; teammate pairings avoided but possible. Reg.: 10am-10:45. Rds.: 11-1:30-3:45-5:45pm. Limit 2 byes (1 bye if U2000), must commit by 1:30PM. Ent: Cks or MO payable to Pat Bowyer (be sure to specify "Grand Prix, Saturday"), c/o APS, 3500 North State Road 7, Ste 400, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319. Payment must be received by March 13 latest. NO door ents. You *MUST* bring clocks and sets, none will be provided.

    Mar. 18 19th Annual Bruce Bowyer Memorial SCHOLASTIC

    5SS, G/30 d10. Open to all students thru grade 12. EF: $10. *** ESTONIAN HOUSE, 243 East 34th Street between Second and Third Avenues. 212.684.0336. Note: Saturday Grand Prix and Sunday Scholastic. Info@Facebook: Bruce Bowyer Foundation or (Pat Bowyer) 516.641.4521. $$G: $200-$125-$75, U1800 $50, U1600 $40, U1400 $30, U1200 $25. New: Mixed Doubles Bonus Prize: best male/female 2-player team combined score: $50. Team must average U2200; register (no extra fee) onsite by 1 pm; teammate pairings avoided but possible. Speed playoff for 5-0. Reg.: 10:15-10:45. Rds.: 11am-1pm-2:30-4pm-5:30. Limit 2 byes, commit by 1PM. Ck/MO payable to Pat Bowyer (be sure to specify Scholastic) c/o APS, 3500 North State Road 7, Ste 400, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319. Note: Limit 60 players, no door ents. Payment$/Entries must be received by MAR 13 latest. Provide name,school, USCF rating, ID#, & exp date. Note: You *MUST* bring clocks and sets, none will be provided.

    Nagib E. Gebran Open 2018

  • Nagib Memorial Page
  • USCF Result Chart
  • Photos
  • Next Tournament is planned for the mid summer.
  • To join our meetup group |***click here***| for informal meetups.
    The 7/30 event was won by Suriyan Nathan and Rene Munoz (tie).

    Our 06/25/2017 tournament was won by Ismael Pagan. As there were six players, there was an addition prize for the lowest three which was won by Zachary Dean.

    Donations gratefully accepted including donations of chess books and equipment. Unfortunately donations are not tax deductible at this time.

    New sustainable t-shirts have arrived . Free t-shirt if requested with advance entry to my next event!

  • Donations: Cash donations are needed to help pay for venues and lecturers. Also donations of chess equipment and equipment related to lectures (projector, computers with chessbase and/or swiss sys, portable sound system)are needed. Also donations of chess books in unread condition, to be used as prizes. Unfortunately, donations made at this time are not tax deductible. GoFundMe page is here!

    Purpose: To provide chess as a social activity, primarily for adults. Please note that my events are not intended to compete with the Marshall Chess Club. My event scheduling is based on funding and availability of the site. I am a member of the Marshall Chess Club, and I recommend Marshall membership for chessplayers in the NYC area.

  • Contact: jgraham at nystar dot com.

  • Directors: I am seeking directors to form a non-profit organization. Preferred qualifications: a) Someone I have known a long time and know I can work with; b) Must have experience and a good understanding of the nyc chess environment; c) Must be like-minded with regard to purpose; d) Must be devoid of potential conflict of interest.