Monday, April 30, 2018

Sign ups now open for last NEST+m tournament of the year! June 3, 2018

and please volunteer!

and June 19 year end party details

4/29 Weekend Results and Pics

We had two players in action this past weekend:

Congratulations to Joshua Duca-Evans who took 5th place in the Juniors category at the Anderson Tournament!

Over at PS6, Marco Mendez took 1st place in the K-8 U400 section.  Congratulations!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

4/21-4/22 Very Active Weekend for NEST+m tournament players! Pics and Results

Congratulations to two of our youngest at the Packer Tournament on 4/22!
Isabella Zhu - 2nd Prize
Aaryav Nagda - 4th Prize

At the PS198 tournament, Marco Mendez took 1st place in K-1 U500:

Meanwhile at the Tri-State Chess Lycee Francais Tournament:

 Jack Faissal (1st place) and Matthew Chin (9th place) - 1st place Team, Championship Section!

Morgan Sweeney, 4th place Advanced Section!

Romir Mukherjee, 3rd place U1800 -- Cash Prize!$$$$

Morgan (7th place) and Ksenia at last weekends NYS Girls State Championships!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

More Avenues Spring Tournament Pics

(Thank you Joseph Ng!)
First Place Classic Team - NEST+m
Preston (Co-Champion), Rhys (7th), Kai (10th), Jack (5th)


Special Invitation for Packer Tournament -- Discount Code for NEST+m 4/22/18

Hi Gabe –

It was great meeting you earlier and congratulations on team win earlier! 

I’m attaching an electronic copy of the flyer for the Packer Tournament, as promised  …  we also put in a new discount code earlier which brings the registration fee down to $20 for NEST+m kids vs $35 “general admission” (please see below):

Date:                                                     Sunday 4/22
Registration Site:                   
Discount Code:                                 NEST

Thanks again for including us in your blog post tonight.




Sunday, April 22, 2018 

Sponsored by the Packer Pelikings chess team 

Food by Anna Harrington | Yummy Time Prizes and Amenities Trophies and Medals (all sections) 
Team Rooms for 10+ Players SMS Announcements | Free WiFi | USB Charging Family and Children’s Activity Area 

Time and Location The Packer Collegiate Institute 170 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 
9:30 am - 3:00 pm (est.) 

Novice (Unrated) 
Juniors (U400) 
Primary (U800) 
Reserve (U1100) 

Monday, April 16, 2018

April 14-15, 2018 NYS Girls Championship hosted by NEST+m! Results and Pics

On April 14-15, NEST+m hosted the New York State Girls Chess Championship.  Thank you to the coaches and many parent volunteers who helped us host this prestigious and growing event!  We had nearly 250 participants from across the state!

Results and pics below!

Open:                       Momoca Mairaj
K-6 Championship:  Margaret Stacey (6th), Maya Nozaki.  3rd place Team.
K-3 Championship:  Eloise Roberts, Julia Lin. 6th place Team.
K-1 Championship:  Mimi Cotler (4th), Gabby Dotov (9th). Third place Team
K-12 U1200:            Morgan Sweeney
K-6 U900:                Ksenia Volovnyk, Sarah Lin
K-3 U600:                Bernice Li (2nd place plaque, under 1st grade category), Megan Khayut

Sunday, April 15, 2018

4/15/18 Avenues Spring tournament Results and Pics!

NEST+m had a successful Avenues tournament with champions in several sections!

Joshua Duca-Evans-- First place, Primary
Preston Ng-- Co Champion, Classic
Dale Cotler-- Co Champion, Reserve
NEST+m Classic Team -- First Place.  Preston Ng, Jack Faissal, Rhys Black, Kai Tsuboyama.

Additional results and congratulations to:

Novice1: Isabella Zhu (5th)
K-1: Glib Dunikov (7th), Anthony Zhu
Primary: Rolan Soskin
Booster: Liam Chan(8th), Zachery Ng