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Bishop Timon - Student Life - WNY Catholic School

Chess Club

Moderator: Douglas Bowers

The Father David Reddy Chess club meets bi-weekly to play this age old game. The club also fields a varsity chess team to compete against other high schools in Western New York. Varsity team members are required to be members of the U.S. Chess Federation. This membership is optional for club members.

The Varsity team has performed well securing multiple Western New York championships over the last ten years. In 2001, they won the City of Buffalo High School Championship for the third year in a row retiring the Aswad Cup to the Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School trophy case. In December 2004 the team finished 1st in the Pennsylvania Junior Olympics hosted in Bradford, Pennsylvania. In 2005 they placed 3rd overall in the New York State Scholastic High School Championship Tournament. The Team won the City of Buffalo High School Championship in 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009.

 

2015-2016 Varsity Chess League Schedule

Thursday, November  5  - Timon

Thursday, November 12 - Canisius

Thursday, January 7 - Niagara Falls

Thursday, February 4 - North Tonawanada

Thursday, March 3 - St. Francis

 

 

Upcoming Tournaments

Chess Club

Saturday, October 17, 2015           Halloween Tournament

Saturday, November 14, 2015        Timon Fall Fest

Saturday, December 12, 2015        Holiday Classic Tournament

Saturday, January 9, 2016             Buffalo Blizzard (at Industrial Park, Elma NY)

Saturday, February 20, 2016          Valentine's Day Tournament

March 11-13, 2016                        NYS Scholastic High School Championship (Atlanta, GA)

Saturday, March 19, 2016              St. Patrick's Day Tournament

March 31-April 4, 2016                   National High School Scholastic Championships (Atlanta, GA) 

Saturday, April 9, 2016                  Easter Tournament                

Saturday, May 14, 2016                Mother's Day Tournament (Buffalo Seminary)

Saturday, June 11, 2016               The Scholastic Tournament

 

 

 




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