Billerica Chess Club

Billerica Senior Center (Council on Aging)
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LifeAndTimesOfMike
Hoping to show up next Friday. Anyone wanna be my friend before I show up all nervous ;-D
nabenderonnie
Jan 17, 2022
Hi there everyone. I am new to the chess club. Happy to meet every one
jcaruso75
Jan 17, 2022
Hi -- we are back to OTB chess on Friday nights so we haven't organized anything online
LifeAndTimesOfMike
So is there still chess playing on Friday nights?
pener747
Aug 20, 2021
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Billerica Club In-Person Chess

Billerica Club In-Person Chess

jcaruso75 | Aug 18, 2021
Friday night continued our return to over-the-board chess! 14 players went into action, and there were some exciting games, even the draws. Come along Friday and join us! Registration/skittles from 7:00 to 7:30; tournament game (G/90;d5) starts at 7:35pm. The wall chart is available at https://carusos.org/Chess/BillericaAugustSwiss2021.pdf
Blitz Night tonight!

Blitz Night tonight!

jcaruso75 | Jul 30, 2021
The 5th Friday this month is going to be Blitz Night!The Billerica Summer Blitz tournament (G/5) starts at 7:30pm tonight and will be a 2 hour arena-style tournament. Log into your chess.com account and register (https://www.chess.com/play/arena/1301129) for the tournament between 6:30 and 7:30!
In-Person Chess To Resume in Billerica

In-Person Chess To Resume in Billerica

jcaruso75 | Jul 2, 2021
The Billerica Council on Aging is planning to bring back chess in August!  Tentatively our first night would be August 6. There are a few changes:   - The rent will be $200.00 per month.  This may require a small increase in club dues.   - Entrance to the club will be through the CoA's front door only. An employee of the Council on Aging will be in attendance from 7:00 to 11:00 and will hand out key fobs to members who have registered   - Members who have NOT registered will need to fill...
Billerica June Swiss starting!

Billerica June Swiss starting!

jcaruso75 | Jun 4, 2021
Come one, come all to the Billerica Chess Club Chat Room (https://www.chess.com/club/chat/billerica-chess-club ) at 7:00 to register for Round 1. The game is 75|15 and starts at 7:35 or so. The May tournament is done. Fred Pearson won with Black in a demonstration of relentless queenside pressure (https://www.chess.com/game/live/15983680383 ) and captured 1st place. The wall chart is available at http://www.carusos.org/Chess/BillericaOnlineMay2021.pdf
March Tournament Results

March Tournament Results

jcaruso75 | Mar 30, 2021
The Billerica March Tournament is finished, with Rene Minalga-Rheault going 3-1 and prevailing on tiebreaks over Matt Muir.  Congratulations, Rene! Mike Howell managed to win with Black in the final round, thus preventing a complete wipeout by the White pieces this month!  The wall chart is posted at http://www.carusos.org/Chess/BillericaOnlineMarch2021.pdf .   Come on down to the club chat room ( https://www.chess.com/club/chat/billerica-chess-club )  between 7:00 and 7:30 on Friday, April...
Announcing the Billerica March Swiss

Announcing the Billerica March Swiss

jcaruso75 | Mar 2, 2021
We finished up the BIllerica February Swiss last weekend.  George Norman came galloping home to win the tournament.  Congratulations!  Details below and a wall chart is available at http://www.carusos.org/Chess/BillericaOnlineFebruary2021.pdf   The March tournament starts up on Friday, March 5 -- join us in the chat room  https://www.chess.com/club/chat/billerica-chess-club between 7:00 and 7:30 Friday evening to register and say hi to everyone.  Games start at 7:30 and have a nice non-blit...
January 1 is Blitz Night!

January 1 is Blitz Night!

jcaruso75 | Dec 29, 2020
Happy 2021!  On January 1 at 7:30 the club will have one of our periodic Blitz Nights.  If enough players show up it can be a Swiss, otherwise probably a 90-minute Arena.  Time control 5|0.  Drop by the chat room between 7:00 and 7:30 to say hi! Our regular Billerica January Online Swiss will begin next week with rounds on 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, and 1/29; time control G/75; inc. 15.
Billerica December Swiss starts tonight!

Billerica December Swiss starts tonight!

jcaruso75 | Dec 4, 2020
Please join us on chess.com Friday night, December 4, for the start of the Billerica December Online Tournament.  4-SS, G/75; increment 15, rounds 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, and 12/25 (yes, Happy Christmas!).  Log in and come to the Billerica Chess Club chat room ( https://www.chess.com/club/billerica-chess-club ). Tournament registration 7:00-7:30.  Game 1 will start at 7:30 or so.  In the November tournament, John Vaughan and Matt Muir shared the top honors, defeating all opponents except for ...
7th Ayer Online Daily Tournament

7th Ayer Online Daily Tournament

jcaruso75 | Nov 23, 2020
LAST CHANCE!  Newest daily tournament starts tonight.  Check it out at https://www.chess.com/tournament/7th-ayer-online-daily-tournament
Announcing the Billerica November Tournament

Announcing the Billerica November Tournament

jcaruso75 | Nov 5, 2020
The Billerica November Online Tournament will start tomorrow night, Friday, November 6.  Please join me in the Billerica Chess Club chat room for registration 7:00 - 7:30.  Game 1 will start at 7:30. The October tournament wall chart can be found here: http://www.carusos.org/Chess/BillericaOnlineOctober2020.pdf The Halloween Blitz Tournament results are here: https://www.chess.com/tournament/live/billerica-halloween-blitz-1669743 -- Jeff Caruso, Chief TD