Chess​ Tournament Results

October 24, 2020 Patriots’ Path Council Chess Club tournament

1st  Place  – GladFullLava          –  Timothy V.    –  Troop 5B of 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 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