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Ayer Chess Club Tournaments at Billiards Cafe

Thanks largely to the efforts of Michael David, stephen Murray & others, the recently created Chess Club at Billiards Cafe in downtown Ayer, MA has become an important chess venue in central Massachusetts, however they don't have a web site of their own just yet, so I'll be posting updates on rated & non rated tournaments at the Ayer Chess Club here for reference & research purposes.

  • Open on Sunday nights, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Open to adults whether rated or not
  • USCF Rated & non rated events on Sunday evenings
  • Billiards Cafe, 39 Main Street, Ayer, MA
  • Michael David is the club contact



July 25th 2019

A total of ten players showed up to compete in the 2019 Billiards Cafe Summer Quick Tournament which was held on Sunday July 21st, 2019. The tournament time control was Game/25 d3 & cash prizes were awarded to the two winners, Brett Kildahl & Michael David.

Below are their rating updates for the the ten players who competed.

♙   ♝   ♘   ♜   ♘   ♟   Thursday July 25, 2019 Quick Rating Updates   ♗   ♞   ♖   ♞   ♗   ♟
USCFID#: Member NameEnd DateMost Recent Rated EventSection: NameQuick
Pre => Post
Class
12924445: BRETT KILDAHL2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1958 => 1957 A
10032059: DAVID M KOCHMAN2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1811 => 1815 A
16752964: STEPHEN MURRAY2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1653 (P13) => 1661 (P16) New
10004802: LAWRENCE GLADDING2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1683 => 1635 B
12420184: DON OSTROWSKI2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1597 (P13) => 1549 (P16) New
12222200: JAMES A. HANKARD2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1500 => 1518 C
12633241: JAMES E DONAHUE2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1477 => 1493 C
12525099: MICHAEL COMMISSO2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1493 => 1484 C
16636306: MICHAEL SCOTT DAVID2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1304 => 1456 C
15927258: ALEXANDER VENEZIA2019-07-21BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUICK (MA)1: BILLIARDS CAFE SUMMER QUI 1387 (P19) => 1377 (P22) New


Where:
Billiards Cafe 39 Main Street, Suite 201, Ayer, MA 01432
www.thebilliardscafe.com 978-772-(POOL)7665
When:
The Ayer Chess Club, meets Sundays at 7:00 PM.
What:
The club mostly hosts game analysis & casual play but also USCF rated events with various time controls including blitz & quick.
Who:
Michael David, the club organizer, began regular casual chess activities on Sunday evenings at the Billiards Cafe in Ayer & due to the attendence of a fairly regular group of rated players from the surrounding area, mostly members of the Wachusett CC in Fitchburg (one of whom, Stephen Murray, who happens to own a projector), expanded activities to include game analysis by the group using a computer & a projector.