October 24, 2020 Patriots’ Path Council Chess Club tournament
1st Place – GladFullLava – Timothy V. – Troop 5Bof Northern New Jersey Council 2nd Place – EvenHuskyWolf – Jayden M. – Watchung Mountain Troop 68B 3rd Place – KeenOnlyTeeth – Max C. – Troop 5B of Northern New Jersey Council
September 26, 2020 Patriots’ Path Council Chess Club tournament
1st Place – AquaNextLake – Josh M. – Raritan Valley Troop 90B 2nd Place – MegaRainyBull – Thomas M. – Potential Scout 3rd Place – RareMindfulRock – Brendan K. – Raritan Valley Troop 90 B
August 22, 2020 Patriots’ Path Council Online Chess Club tournament
3rd Place – MegaRainyBull – Thomas M. – Potential Scout
2nd Place – GladFullLava – Timothy V. – Troop 5B of Northern New Jersey Council
3rd Place – ZanyPastSand – Ethan A. – Fishawack Troop 173B
Jersey Jam tournament
Jersey Jam featured a chess tournament from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There were four preliminary rounds and the top three finishers in each round received a medal. Then there was a championship round and the top four finishers received a trophy. There were about 30 Scouts in each of the five rounds. The Scouts played “blitz” chess games that took a maximum of 10 minutes to play. A chess clock was used to time the games.
The top 4 finishers were:
First Place: Timothy V. Second Place: Mason S. Third Place: Bryce K. Fourth Place: Dylan Y.
July 24, 2020 PPC Chess Tournament
The PPC Chess Club held its first tournament Saturday, July 24, 2020. The tournament was held virtually on ChessKid.com. The competition was stiff and fun was had by all!
First Place: Shreyas A. – Watchung Mountain – Troop 368 Second place: Drew P. – Sussex – Troop 187 Third Place: Josh M. – Raritan Valley – Troop 90
February 22, 2020 Munsee Chess Tournament
The seventh annual Munsee Chess Tournament took place on February 22, 2020, in Cranford. Thirty-one Scouts BSA members representing Black River, Fishawack, Munsee, Raritan Valley and Watchung Mountain districts participated in this year’s event. Thanks to Joe Renna and Renna Media for coordinating this year’s event. Thanks also to Jim Parlapiano for the physical arrangements and securing the donation of pizzas and water for lunch. The winners were: 1st Place Joshua M. Troop 90 Raritan Valley District 2nd Place Alexander B Troop 368 Watchung Mountain District 3rd Place Anderson L. Troop 67 Watchung Mountain District