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This site is now replaced with my new site chess4.nyc.
I will be holding my second chess event in years on Sunday, 3/26. The details are at chess4.nyc There will be a short talk by FM Ron Young, and speed chess tournaments. Eventually chess4.nyc will replace this as my chess site.
The Long Island Chess Center is presenting an evening with GM Aleksandr Lenderman at the Portledge Valley School in Locust Valley, Long Island, NY on March 15th; Scholastic tournament on February 11th at the same site; Advanced Chess Camp with GM Boris Avrukh at the LICC, July 10-14! For more information on this and other great LICC events, click here and scroll down!
Yes you can order IM Jay Bonin's new book, Active Pieces: Practical Advice from America's Most Relentless Tournament Player from Amazon!!!
There is a new ebook out of interest to NYC players: IRONMAN vs. GLADIATOR about the games of between IM Jay Bonin and FM Asa Hoffmann. To read more about Ironman vs Gladiator, click here. To order Ironman vs Gladiator, (ebook now only $10.) click here. To read about how the book came about, click here.
Bankers League Chess Tournament
Evan Rabin's new chess site!
New York City is by far the strongest chess playing community in the US. Click here to see the figures. Note the prominence of NYS and our neighbor, NJ.
My new bughouse page (under construction): http://www.bug4.life/
Join the Marshall Chess Club Chess.com now has bughouse and zhouse! On their new site only.
To buy an autographed copy of GM Lombardy's highly recommended book, Understanding Chess, click here.
The World Chess Championship will be in NYC, November 11-30th, 2016!
Click for information on Chess Scholarships in the US
New website for the Bob Peretz Chess Club of Scarsdale, NY!
Marshall Chess Club: As of this writing, one of the Marshall's weekly Thursday Night G/25;sd/5 Tournaments each month will be only $15. for members and have guaranteed prizes! The August 5th tournament had 8 players who are master and above. Chess the Marshall Chess Club calendar for future dates!
Chess study group every Saturday from 2:30pm to about 6pm at the Citicorp Building in the atrium 153 E. 53rd st. Free show your game or whatever is on your mind chesswise.
The first $100 Best Game Contest has been won by IM Alex Ostrovskiy! Click to see his game.
Calender of International Tournaments (Scroll down to see tournaments in the US)
Bergen Chess Club Meets just about every week outside of major holidays on Monday nights 100 Dayton Street Ridgewood, NJ 07450 Contact: Peter Birdsall Meets Mondays 7:00pm to 11:30pm: www.bergenchessmates.com
The Brooklyn Kingsman Chess Club
Bruce Bowyer Chess Foundation:

2016 Bruce Bowyer Tournaments:

  • Open Section
  • Scholastic Section
  • Article on Pat Bowyer's Blog about Bruce Bowyer
    Chess Club of Fairfield County
    Chess Forum: The last of a dying breed!
    Chess In The Schools: Chess in NYC Public Schools.
    Chess Mates (Rahway, NJ)

    Long Island Chess Center
    Nassau Chess Club


  • The Bonin Book!