JP Chess

Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA
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Jul 30, 2021
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bishoppairchess
Jan 17, 2022
Hey guys
Neaky247
Jan 15, 2022
Happy to find this group
JimZW
Aug 13, 2021
Note that we have a facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/jpchess where we post details of upcoming events and club news
Activity
First QUADs Night

First QUADs Night

JimZW | Jun 20, 2022
On June 9, 2022 we had our first rapid QUADs Night with 12 players and 3 QUADs. We got off to a late start at 6:45pm but it was a fun night with some close competition in the QUADs. For details of our QUAD nights and a link to the results visit our website here. Our next in-person QUADs night is planned for July 14. Registration is on the night and will be the first 12 people to register.
First Quarterly Blitz of 2022 Results

First Quarterly Blitz of 2022 Results

JimZW | Feb 21, 2022
Our first in-person blitz tournament of 2022 had 18 entrants. First place went to Rob Flax who was unbeaten scoring 10 out of 10 points. Second and third place went to Sam Shapiro and Subir Roy respectively with both scoring 7 points but split on modified median. An honorable mention goes to Aidan Lee who performed well given his estimated rating and came in sixth. Further details are on our website here. The next Quarterly Blitz is planned for May 19, 2022.
Now a Chess.com Affiliate

Now a Chess.com Affiliate

JimZW | Jan 23, 2022
We have became an affiliate of Chess.com. If you want to join chess.com use the following link and we'll get a small commission: https://www.chess.com/membership?ref_id=62217360 
Slow Winter SWISS and Rapid Rounds

Slow Winter SWISS and Rapid Rounds

JimZW | Nov 30, 2021
Rapid Rounds and the Slow Winter SWISS tournaments have started (as at December 1, 2021). Games can be played on club nights or on-line. For further information on these, including division allocation and pairings, see our website event page https://www.jamaicaplainchess.com/events . Good luck to everyone, but most of all, have fun.
First Club Blitz Tournament on November 4, 2021

First Club Blitz Tournament on November 4, 2021

JimZW | Nov 13, 2021
JP Chess held its first one night blitz (5 mins) tournament using SWISS pairing and consisting of five rounds. 16 players participated. Sam Shapiro took first place with 8 points out of a possible 10.  J. P. Licks awarded a nice surprise prize being some store merchandise.  All had a fun night and we hope to repeat in a few months. Thank you all that attended.
New Venue at J.P. Licks

New Venue at J.P. Licks

JimZW | Oct 8, 2021
October 2021 saw JP Chess change venue to the outdoor patio of J.P. Licks on Centre Street, Jamaica Plain. The first night of the new venue was well attended with all nine boards occupied with some waiting to play. Over the course of the night there were about 30 people coming/going with about 50% new faces and 50% regulars. The new venue allows the club to extend the playing time, now starting at 5:45pm and going until 8:30pm. With the additional time, we are looking at potentially running ...
Gatherings at the Library

Gatherings at the Library

JimZW | Sep 27, 2021
September 2021 saw JP Chess change venue from the lawn of the historic Loring-Greenough house to the terrace of the modernized JP library on South Street. At the library we have had gatherings filling all eight boards, even without the presence of some regulars. Each week we have seen new faces at the club as word gets out about the club via Facebook, flyers and word of mouth. We are hoping to have soon enough players signed up to the JP Chess Club ladder. If you are interested in joining the...