Monday, January 28, 2019

Reminder: NEST+m Chess-Winter Tournament-Sunday, Feb 3, 2019!


Please help support our program by donating a box of donuts, using your car to pickup food, or staffing the table where we make our food sales!

1/27 Avenues Results and Pics

Congrats to Morgan Sweeney, Rhys Black and Thomas Murphy who took 1st place as a team in the Classic section at the Avenues Winter Tournament.

Morgan also claimed 1st place after winning a 3-way blitz playoff!

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

1/13 Epiphany Tournament Result and Pics!

Congratulations to Liam Chan (1st overall) and Morgan Sweeney (2nd overall) who teamed up to take the 1st place team trophy for NEST+m in the Open section at the Epiphany Tournament!

Sunday, January 13, 2019

2019 Greater NY Scholastic Chess Championships - Results and Pics!

Over 50 brave young minds from NEST+m competed in the 2019 Greater New York Scholastic Chess Championships at the Marriott Hotel at the Brooklyn Bridge on Jan. 5-6, 2019, beating the competition as well as the freezing temperatures while their parents tried to keep their cool (at least so in front of their children out of the game rooms). We kicked off the New Year with yet another victory with some significant wins: 


  • K1 Championship: 2nd place
  • Primary U600:   6th place
  • Primary U1000:  1st place
  • Primary Championship: 3rd place
  • Junior High Championship: 3rd place

  • K1 Championship: Youran Evan Zhao (10th), Arabella Fang (13th)
  • Primary U600:  David Dunikov (13th)
  • Primary U1000:  Connor Chin (2nd), Liam Chan (5th), 
  • Primary Championship:  Jack Faissal (12th), Kai Tsuboyama (14th)
  • Elementary U1100:  Oliver Charles Ma (13th)
  • Junior High Championship: Robert S Shibata (7th), Natalia Zduniewicz (13th), Charles Hua (14th)