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Coming Attractions at the Queens Chess Club – April 25-May 16, 2014 – 14th Queens Team Championship

by on March 15, 2014

Coming Attractions at the Queens Chess Club

 

April 25-May 16, 2014                          14th Queens Team Championship

 

4-SS, G/120, 2 player teams – ratings must average under 2000 (April 2014 ratings will be used – available online at www.uschess.org around March 22), $$ based on 10 teams (13 last year) $100-$50 to top 2 teams, $60 each top U1700 team, top Board 1, top Board 2.  Prizes raised or lowered based on number of paid teams.  One ½ point team bye allowed.  If only one player needs a bye, replacement must have same or lower rating and must play on Board # of player replaced.  EF $35 per player, $25 QCC member; teams formed at site if you don’t have a partner chosen beforehand.  Registration 7:30-8:00; Rounds 8:15 each Friday.

 

Pairings are based on match score (two wins or one win & one draw=match win, win & loss or two draws=drawn match, etc.)

 

                                                               Recent Winners

2013                                      “Ed-grr!” (Frumkin-Cimafranca) 3½-½ (13 teams)

2012                                      “Ed-grr!” (Frumkin-Cimafranca) 3½-½ (12 teams)

2011                           4 way tie “Two Eds > 1”(Frumkin-Kopiecki, “Solid Aggression”

(W Arluck-Cravotta), “Riddell Me This” (J Riddell-C Riddell), “Young &                                                     Dangerous” (N Ryba-Moy), all 3-1 (14 teams)

2010                                   “In Crowd” (Frumkin-Drobbin) and “Stars of India”

                                             (Swaminathan-Sigamoney), 3-1 (13 teams)

2009                                 “Hungry Bishops” (Frumkin-Drobbin) and “Philidor’s Legacy”

                                             (Felber-W Arluck) 3½-½ (14 teams)

2008                                   “No Names” (A Ryba-N Ryba) 3½-½ (13 teams)   

2007                         “Capablanca’s Machine” (R Murphy-Lorenzo) and “Ken Rooney’s

                                          Team Win?” (Simonaitis-K Schemitz) 3½-½ (13 teams)                                                                 

2006                             “Keresmatic Combo” (Frumkin-Simonaitis), “Prognosis:

Terminal” (Guevara-Muwwakkil), “The Greatest Name” (Drobbin-A Ryba) & “Morphy’s Mate” (R Murphy-Lorenzo), all 2½-1½ (10 teams)

 

This is the only tournament in which you can win TWO prizes (individual and team), so don’t miss it !!!

 

For further information, contact Ed Frumkin at efrumkin@nyc.rr.com.  We are located at All Saints Lutheran Church, 164-02 Goethals Ave in Jamaica (down the street from St. Johns University) on the Q65 bus line.  Rounds begin at 8:15; register by 8:00.

                            

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