Lehigh Valley Chess Association

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Welcome to the Lehigh Valley Chess Association, an active club engaging parents and kids in and around the Lehigh Valley area in the skilled game of chess.  The chess club is continuously holding weekly events on Friday nights & Saturday afternoons. You will be able to browse the complete details about the club's events and tournaments on this website. Please contact Mr. Bruce Davis for details regarding upcoming events, tournaments and chess lessons.

Bruce Davis Sr.
Club Director
Cell: 484.866.3045
Email: bdavis@lehighvalleychessclub.org

 

 

 

 

Sign up now for Saturday, March 25th – 

Horizons For Youth 16th Annual Spring Scholastic, Bethlehem, Pa

NCC Scholastic Details –

 

MAR. 25   16th Horizons for Youth Spring Scholastic                 

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 6

 

$375 GTD. 5SS, G/30 d5. Northampton Com. College, 3835 Green Pond Rd., Main Campus, Coll. Ctr. Bldg., Bethlehem, PA 18020. Reg.: 8:30a, Rds.: 9:30, ASAP. 2 Events: 1) Open and U1200 18 yrs and under. 2) Age-Based, Non-Rated under 14 yrs and under. EF: $34 by11p, 3/24, $39 after. Prizes: OPEN, $200-1st +, $100- 2nd + Trophys-1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, U14. U1200 $75-1st+Trophys-1st, 2nd, 3rd, U10, U8, U6, UNR, Open Tie (Blitzoff), Non-USCF Rated b/0 age. Ent: www.northampton.edu/chess/ (Online only) Info: 610-861-4120; sazrinski@gmail.com. RBO.      

 

 

DIRECT ONLINE ENTRY LINK - https://lifelearn.northampton.edu/modules/shop/index.html?action=courseBrowse&CatalogID=56

 

Lehigh Valley Chess Club will be

 OPEN - 3/24/2017

 (6:30 pm) FOR the

FRIDAY NIGHT CHESS BLITZ (Doors Open 6:30 pm)

(2 – 8 Round events possible)

AT St Timothy’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Allentown, Pa  (OPEN THIS WEEK)

 

And OPEN – 3/25/2017

AT NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE”S

16TH ANNUAL HFY SPRING K-12 CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP AND ADULT CHESS QUADS

AT College Hill Moravian Church, 72 Laurel St, Fl 1, Bethlehem, Pa 18018 (OPEN THIS WEEK)

Lehigh Valley Chess Blitz Night had 14 and 14 Entries were in the Saturday Quads Thanks!!

 

See winners below!

 

Celebrating 1240+ EVENTS in just Over 9 Years this weekend !!

 LEHIGH VALLEY CHESS

 

OPEN This Friday & OPEN on Saturday ALL DAY AT Northampton CC, Respectively,

 

 Thanks for playing Last Friday (14 players) and Saturday (14 players)!

 

Special Away Play this past week

 

Individual PA State Scholastic Winners

Anish Pallod - 1st Place - K to 9 U1000
Christopher Yang - 2nd Place & PA 12th Grade Champion - K to 12 Open
Thomas Fisher - PA 10th Grade Co-Champion - K to 12 Open
Paul Nyberg - 3rd Place - 7 to 12 U1300
Harris Bilal - 4th Place - 7 to 12 U1300
Nicholas Malyszko - 1st Place - 7 to 12 U1000
Gerard Behe - 2nd Place U800 - 7 to 12 U1000
Jacob Escuza - 10th Place Medal - 7 to 12 U1000
Gracy Prasanna - 1st Place & PA Elementary Champion - K to 6 Open
Dhriti Iyer - 6th Place & PA 5th Grade Co-Champion - K to 6 Open
Sriman Goli - 1st Place & PA Primary Champion - K to 3 Open
Anish Pallod - 9th Place - K to 3 Open
Sahasra Goli - 5th Place - Quick U1100
Nicholas Malyszko - 10th Place - Quick U1100
Sarah Naughton - 1st Place U800 - Quick U1100

LVCA DIVISIONAL CLUB TEAM TROPHY wins

1st Place - K to 12 Open
1st Place - 7 to 12 U1300
1st Place - 7 to 12 U1000
1st Place - 7 to 12 Unrated
1st Place - K to 6 Open


SCHOOL TROPHY winners



Parkway Manor Elementary School - 5th Place - K to 6 Open
Pocono Mountain East High School - 1st Place - 7 to 12 U1300


Thanks for playing and winning!

 

SEE ALL UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE BOTTOM

 

Good Efforts Team LVCA!!

      

Lehigh Valley Chess Club

IMPORTANT: LVCA

OPEN ON 3/24 (night) and OPEN 3/25, 2017 (All day)

Also,

Lehigh University Chess Club OPEN on 3/22, 7:00 pm;

 

(LVCA BOARD (FORMING Contact me ASAP)

IMPORTANT TO SUPPORT YOUR CLUB!!

Interested Parties may meet with me by appointment prior if unavailable but you still wish to participate and support the growth of the Lehigh Valley Chess Club (Many people are already involved in their own small way)

More Needed, Thanks!

(Email) 

bdavis@lehighvalleychessclub.org or 

(484-866-3045 phone or text)

 

Next Majors –

 

 

March 25 – Horizons For Youth 16th Annual Spring Scholastic, Bethlehem, Pa

NCC Scholastic Details –

 

MAR. 25   16th Horizons for Youth Spring Scholastic                 

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS:6                                                                                                                        

$375 GTD. 5SS, G/30 d5. Northampton Com. College, 3835 Green Pond Rd., Main Campus, Coll. Ctr. Bldg., Bethlehem, PA 18020. Reg.: 8:30a, Rds.: 9:30, ASAP. 2 Events: 1) Open and U1200 18 yrs and under. 2) Age-Based, Non-Rated under 14 yrs and under. EF: $34 by11p, 3/24, $39 after. Prizes: OPEN, $200-1st +, $100- 2nd + Trophys-1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, U14. U1200 $75-1st+Trophys-1st, 2nd, 3rd, U10, U8, U6, UNR, Open Tie (Blitzoff), Non-USCF Rated b/0 age. Ent: www.northampton.edu/chess/ (Online only) Info: 610-861-4120; sazrinski@gmail.com. RBO.      

 

CHESS EVENTS OPEN ON THIS FRIDAY AND OPEN ON SATURDAY  Allentown and Bethlehem(NCC), Pa, Respectively, THIS WEEK FOR OUR CHESS LOVERS!

1240+ EVENTS!!!

 

In Just Over 9 Years

 LEHIGH VALLEY CHESS

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

172 chess players on ChessKid Lehigh Valley Chess NOW!

 

A little bird told me it was…

Cheap! Cheap! Cheap!

 

1-year, K-12 US Chess Federation memberships $9.00 all (Regularly $17.00-26.00) and 1-year, Chesskid.com Memberships NOW $6.00(Regularly $50.00)

  Hope you all had fun last week again! I did as well!

Venmo Payments accepted (electronic payment) through

srdiamondd@yahoo.com

(Also, Connect thru Facebook with BruceR-DavisSr at Venmo For All LVCA Club Events Entries,

(Can Invite at VENMO first for positive Contact)

  Participation makes you a Winner,

Playing makes you Great!!

Extreme Practice makes for Extremely Good Results!!

 

COME ONE! COME ALL TO THE

UPCOMING EVENTS BELOW! 

Celebrating 1240+ LVCA Events (Over 15,000 USCF Rated Games Played at LVCA) on

OPEN NEXT on 

Friday; Mar 24,

Friday Night Chess Blitz (Allentown, Pa)

6:30 PM to 9 & 11 PM

 

OPEN THEN on 

Saturday; Mar 25,

(NCC SCHOLASTIC and LVCA Adult Chess Quads), at Bethlehem(NCC), Pa)

OPEN

  

THIS WEEK AND NEW EVENTS BEYOND!!!

1240+ USCF RATED EVENTS IN JUST

 OVER 9 YEARS!!!

 COMING EVENTS!

 

(LVCA OPEN THIS WEEK FRI AND SAT OPEN

(Also see http://www.uschess.org – under tournaments in Pa for “official listing” & details!!) 

 

LVCA OPEN THIS WEEK - NOTE: CHESS.com LINKS work on Old Site only Sad to say, revert to view) 

 

Event 1 -   Mar 22nd Lehigh University CC  - WEDNESDAY NIGHT BLITZ CHESS (OPEN)

(1240+ USCF Rated Events) 

(Lehigh University Main Campus, Sayre and Trembley Dr’s., Bethlehem, PA 18015) 
Start Date/Time: Mar 22, 2017, OPEN 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1423235187728219/

 

Event 2 -  Mar 24th LVCA - FRIDAY NIGHT BLITZ CHESS 

(1240+ USCF Rated Events) 

(St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 140 So. Ott St.Allentown, PA 18104) 
Start Date/Time: Mar 24, 2017, 6:30 pm (7&9 Events) 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1331371840245622/

 

Event 3 – Mar 25th - NORTHAMPTON 16TH ANNUAL HFY SCHOLASTIC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 

(1240+ USCF Rated Events) (Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Rd. Bethlehem, PA 18020)

Start Date/Time: Mar 25, 2017, DOORS OPEN 8 AM- Round 1 at 10 AM

https://www.facebook.com/events/152637571924949/

 

Event 4 –  Mar 25th - NORTHAMPTON 16TH ANNUAL HFY-LVCA ADULT CHESS QUADS  

(1240+ USCF Rated Events)  (Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Rd. Bethlehem, PA 18020)

Start Date/Time: Mar 25, 2017, DOORS OPEN 8 AM- Round 1 at 10 AM

https://www.facebook.com/events/189427151558985/  

 

OPEN FRI (3/24) in Allentown, Pa and OPEN SAT All Day (3/25) in Bethlehem(at NCC), Pa

 

JAN SCHOLASTIC SCHOLARSHIP PLEDGES AND DONATIONS DUE.*** THANKS ALL!      



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$210.00 Pledged or Donated so far for Jan 2017

Thanks Liz Goldman, Kiran, Layfong and Anonymous THANK YOU!!

$615.00 Pledged or Donated so far for Aug 2016

Thanks Mana, Naren, Cindy, Daniel R., Ross, Franco and Sophia!!!

MORE INDIVIDUAL DONATIONS WELCOME FOR JAN!!

$375.00 Pledged or Donated so far For May 2016Thanks Naren, Daniel, Tom and Sophia!!!

VERY BIG Thanks LVCA club!!

 

ON A SPECIAL NOTEA SPECIAL NOTE OF THANKS GOES OUT TO ALL THOSE WHO CONTRIBUTE FUNDS AND SPECIAL SUPPORT FROM VOLUNTEERS FOR THE CHESS CLUB ALL YEAR LONG TO HELP US KEEP GOING TO “1240+ EVENTS” IN JUST OVER 9 YEARS!!!  

 

WE COULD NOT BE THE CLUB YOU ENJOY WITHOUT ALL         

YOUR SUPPORT!!!

THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

 (FOR LOTS MORE EVENTS BEYOND THIS WEEK SEE “NEWS” LINK)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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