Brayden Zarefsky tops Open section in a surprise upset! Brayden stepped up the challenge in playing up a section to fill a small group. Not expecting much but the challenge, he was able to outshine a couple of higher rated opponents. Siddartha Potukuchi swept the Under 1200 section with a perfect score of 4-0. The … Continue reading Scholastic: March Results
Time to add a little "spring" into your chess activities this quarter by joining not one, but two (or three!) of our tournaments this April. Below is a list of our regular tournaments. We are also planning special events this coming quarter so keep a look out for announcements on our site or join our mailing list. … Continue reading Spring is Here!
1. Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27 starts at 7:30PM Wednesday Knights: One USCF-rated game per day. To register, email us at chesspalace2000(@)yahoo.com and pay on site. The Details: All players will be in one section paired using the Swiss-pairing system. Time control for each player, for each round, is 30 moves/90 minutes + sudden death … Continue reading March Tournament Schedule!
We're one week away from our February Scholastic tournament. Don't miss out and sign up your child! The Details: Open to all grades Kindergarten to 12th grade, this tournament is a great way to start playing chess competitively. This month's tournament is on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Details for the scholastic tournament: Sections K-12th grade … Continue reading 1 Week Away!
Nicholas Scarda clinched first place on tie-breaks at Chess Palace’s first scholastic tournament for 2019. Starting at 6th seed, Scarda topped the open section by beating two higher rated opponents and drawing his last game to co-Champion Maxwell Chu. A total of 44 players in four sections competed. First place finishers for the sections are: 1. … Continue reading Scholastic: January Results