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    • Get your act together!

      (Beat Reporter:  Mark LaRocca)  The Boston Blitz began this season just as they began last season, that is, letting the netted fish slip away and drawing matches that they must win.  If this season is to be a success, they must turn this trend ... | Read More

    • Let the Games Begin

      (Beat Reporter:  Mark LaRocca)  Chess is a game.  And, if you will, one played by gladiators, warriors of a sort not seen since the middle ages.  Its mayhem is enacted over 64 squares,  its blood drawn in terms of rating points and broken ego... | Read More

    • Quarterfinals Snapshot

      (Beat Reporter:  Mark LaRocca) The USCL quarterfinals are the goal of many, and the achievement of a select few.  My congratulations to all the teams who made it to this point, and, especially, to the winners.  In looking through these games, ... | Read More

    • The Last Hurrah, BOS vs NJ draw

      (Beat Reporter: Mark LaRocca)  It was a season to forget, and, yet, one to remember, I know I will.  We had some memorable games, some clunkers, and some if-only matches.  The Blitz finished the season with 1 win, 4 draws, and 5 losses.  The... | Read More

    • T E A M!

      (Beat reporter:  Mark LaRocca)  The Blitz’s hopes for a confluence of fortunate events were thwarted by the Baltimore Kingfishers in a match which I can only call courageous on both sides.  Each team needed a win to have even a slight chanc... | Read More

    • Playoffs? Did you say, Playoffs?

      This week the Blitz continue their arduous journey back to the top as they face long time foe, The Baltimore Kingfishers.  True, we will run out of matches long before we ever catch the third place team, (big) BUT, we could catch Philadelphia for... | Read More

    • Toilet Bowl Respect!

      (Beat Reporter: Mark LaRocca) R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me. Ooo… Get down… Get back up again. Yes!!  Da Blitz won, and in the words of Chris Williams, “We’re out’a the Toilet!” There is, of course, some sympathy f... | Read More

    • Beer Match? BOS vs NE

      This one is for bragging rights??  You gotta be kidding, and I am.  Neither team has much to brag about as the Boston Blitz face their homeland arch-enemy New England Nor'easters in a match that will live in infamy.  I guess it's more of a... L... | Read More

    • Out Thunk! Blitz Lose to Arch Bishops

      (Beat Reporter:  Mark LaRocca) Unfortunately, I had the top two boards picked correctly Boston (0.5 - 1.5), and, unfortunately, I totally blew the bottom picks Boston (0.5 - 1.5), and Ilya's best thought out line-up of the season sank slowly int... | Read More

    • Thinking Man's Win - Bos vs STL (2.5 - 1.5)

      Ilya (thinking man) Krasik  ==> (Beat Reporter:  Mark LaRocca) It's a thinking man's game... Yes?  No, I'm not talking about Chess... if I were, I would definitely include women... there are so many good women players out there these days.... | Read More