Great Start to 2014 at Goodrich Elementary

Published on January 15th, 2014 | by jsweber

2014 got off to a great start for the our chess club at the Goodrich Elementary chess tournament. Six of our kids attended this always well run tournament hosted by the fantastic parent run Goodrich chess ... Read More

Club News

Great Time at the Club Holiday Party

Published on December 19th, 2013 | by jsweber

The chess club had its annual holiday party last night. Our kids and their families came to play chess, participate in a casual bughouse tournament and test their skills against Coach Flanders. There were pizzas and ... Read More


Great Turnout for USM Chess Tourney

Published on November 25th, 2013 | by jsweber

We had a great turnout for the USM chess tourney held this past Saturday. A total of nine kids from our club participated in one of the largest scholastic chess tourney in Wisconsin. With 179 players ... Read More


Fantastic Results at Sheboygan Chess Tourney

Published on November 17th, 2013 | by jsweber

Our kids did a fantastic job at the Sheboygan chess tournament held at the North High School this past Saturday. Four of our kids (David Gunn, Steven Yang, Archish Sridhar, and Jack Wypiszynski) attended the well ... Read More


60 Minutes Feature on Magnus Carlsen

Published on November 5th, 2013 | by jsweber

I was talking to one of the chess club parents about the chess world and the topic of Magnus Carlsen inevitably came up.  I mentioned to him that there is a very good 60 Minutes feature ... Read More


Lessons From Magnus’s Meteoric Rise

Published on October 18th, 2013 | by jsweber

USCF has a great book review by IM Jeremy Silman that looked at how Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster. In the review, the author pointed out that the book is not just about Magnus’s ... Read More


Brooklyn Castle

Published on October 9th, 2013 | by jsweber

Here is the preview trailer to Brooklyn Castle – an award winning documentary that tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has won more ... Read More

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