TEAM RESULTS FROM 22nd NECA – Brunswick wins!
 
Congratulations to all players in the 22nd NECA Scholastic Tournament December 7th at King Low Heywood Thomas School.
 
Brunswick School of Greenwich took home the top team trophy, led by Carl Homan with a perfect four points, followed by Mark Homan with 3.5 points, Miles Gillott with three, and Luke Christ Homan with three. Brunswick entered the tournament with eleven players, improving on the second place finish at the 21st NECA Tournament in October in which they entered seven players.
 
Second place was taken by The Children’s School of Stamford with seven players, led by Grant Galvin with 3.5 points, Lia Lavin with 3.5, Cooper DeNatale with two and Arav Ramaswamy with two. This moves The Children’s School up three places above their fifth place finish in October.
 
Third place was earned by South School of New Canaan with seven players, led by Jenna Ho with a perfect four points, Joseph Ho IV with three, Jack Haley with two, and Thomas Crehan with two. South School was in eighth place in October.
 
Fourth was taken by Whitby School of Greenwich with only three players, led by Peter Liu with a perfect four points, Jack Klein with three, and Kate Liu with two. Whitby won the 21st NECA Scholastic Tournament in October.
 
Long Ridge School of Stamford earned fifth place with their eight players, led by Abhi Polaki with three points, Om Shrikam with two, Gus Aspillaga with two, and Carlos Aspillaga with two. Long Ridge School captured third place in October.
 
Royle Elementary of Darien took sixth place with four players, including Desislava Krasteva Gale with three points, Liam Claffey with two points, Akhil Polaki with two and Daniel Kletter with 1.5. Royle advanced five slots from their eleventh place finish in October.
 
Hindley Elementary of Darien followed with seventh with eight players, led by Avi Samal with 2.5 points, Jillian Treacy with two, Thomas Karczewski with two, and Andrew Li with two. Hindley earned fourth in October.
Greens Farms Academy of Westport earned eighth place with five players, led by Brian Twitchell with three points, Michael Fotin with two, Matthew Miller with two, and Aaron Hopper with one. Greens Farms Academy earned sixth place in October.
 
Westover Elementary of Stamford earned ninth place with seven players, led by Meher Jain with 2.5 points, Justin Tibbetts with two, Kayden Kumar with 1.5, and Braedan Devault with one. Westover earned seventh place in October.
 
All Saints Catholic School of Norwalk earned tenth place with three players, including Addison Asuncion with 2.5 points, Thibaud Jeandin with 2.5, and Stone Bidlack with one. All Saints earned tenth place in October as well.
 
Ox Ridge Elementary of Darien earned eleventh place with three players, including Zachary Guo with three points, Ryan Leahy with two, and Marin Nehro with .5. In October Ox Ridge earned sixteenth.
 
King’s Highway Elementary of Westport earned twelfth place with three players, including Troy Kudrjavtsey with 3.5 points, Uzi Greenman with one point, and Andrew Maskoff with one point. King’s Highway earned twelfth in October as well.
 
West School of New Canaan earned thirteenth place with two players, including Oscar Birmingham with three points, and Ainsley Birmingham with two points. West School earned ninth place in October.
 
Finally Tokeneke Elementary of Darien earned fourteenth place with two players, including Alexander Morici with three points, and Luke Dolcetti with 1.5
 
Updated individual ratings can be found on the U.S. Chess Federation site: http://www.uschess.org/datapage/player-search.php.
 
Best of luck to all players and schools for the 23rd NECA Scholastic Tournament in February. Happy holidays to all until then.


Tournaments :NECA 23, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015

 
ITALIAN CENTER OF STAMFORD
1620 NEWFIELD AVE. STAMFORD. CT.



The 21st National Educational Chess Association tournament is coming and is an opportunity for your child to put their training to the test. Beginning players will be able to take part in an established and respected tournament. Experienced ones will have the opportunity to mark their progress against other sophisticated players.
The tournament traditionally draws tournament-ready and experienced players from across Fairfield County, Westchester County and Connecticut.Round times are currently set for: 9:30 AM; 10:45 AM; 12:00 PM; 1:15 PM. However, apart from the start of the tournament, organizers may start individual rounds sooner or later depending on the flow of play. It’s best to be on site. of these players!
Advanced Chess Club : 3:15pm to 5:15 pm
NOVEMBER  1, 8, 15, 22 . DECEMBER 6, 13,  2014 
 

ITALIAN CENTER 1620 NEWFIELD AVENUE, STAMFORD, CT

The club is geared exclusively to active scholastic tournament players who are looking for new opportunities to play quality games against their peers.
Each session features high-level lectures and 
challenging problems to solve. There is no club like this anywhere!
Grandmaster Sergey Kudrin will be coming in for regular guest lectures! 
The cost of the 6- week session club is $210 Siblings are half-price!

ICC ADVANCED CHESS CLUB FALL-WINTER 2014
Tournaments :NECA 22, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7,  2014

 
KING SCHOOL, 1450 NEWFIELD AVENUE, STAMFORD, CT



The 21st National Educational Chess Association tournament is coming and is an opportunity for your child to put their training to the test. Beginning players will be able to take part in an established and respected tournament. Experienced ones will have the opportunity to mark their progress against other sophisticated players.
The tournament traditionally draws tournament-ready and experienced players from across Fairfield County, Westchester County and Connecticut.Round times are currently set for: 9:30 AM; 10:45 AM; 12:00 PM; 1:15 PM. However, apart from the start of the tournament, organizers may start individual rounds sooner or later depending on the flow of play. It’s best to be on site. of these players!
 


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