Humble Pie Chess Tournament

USCF-rated event - USCF membership required
Chess Tournament

Members of the Saranac Village at Will Rogers Chess Club

photo by David Craig

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The 2nd Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Humble Pie Chess Tournament

When: Saturday, February 7 at 8:30 a.m. (Registration from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., First round at 10 a.m.) 

Where: Saranac Village at Will Rogers

Players must be members of USCF to play a rated event. Annual USCF memberships vary from $46 adult to $17 under age 12, see USCF website. USCF memberships can be processed at Winter Carnival tournament site Saranac Village at Will Rogers.  Payments processed at door 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. (do not send money).  Four Rounds. Time control G40 d30. Hot beverages & cookies provided.

10:00 a.m. Round 1

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break (several eateries near-by)

1:00 p.m. Round 2

3:15 p.m. Round 3

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Dinner Break (pizza party at playing hall)

6:30 p.m. Round 4 

See the venue location.

2015 results

Players Scores

  • SWarren Lohr (Onchiota):  3.5 pts
  • Charlie Bryant (Saranac Lake): 3 pts
  • Greg Werbowsky (Potsdam):  2.5 pts
  • Jacob Hetman (Lyonsvlle): 2 pts
  • Dave Craig (Keene, NY): 2 pts
  • Alex Macri (Potsdam): 1 pt
  • Mike Northrop (Saranac Lake): 1 pt
  • *Donna Rutherford (Keene Valley, NY): won three skittles games versus public non-competitors.

Tournament certified by USCF affiliate Rochesster Chess Center, head TD and chess equipment retailer Ron Lohrman.

Special Thank-you to our hosts, Saranac Villlage at Will Rogers for donating space, providing cookies and hot beverages, and to chef Kaitlin for heating our pizzas

Chess Game 1
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