Tuesday, March 3, 2020

3/1/20 NEST+m Chess Tournament Results and Pics!

On March 1, 2020, over 60 NEST+m students participated in our Winter Chess Tournament.
The students had their games reviewed by our chess coaches, Giorgi and Tamar. Over 15 parent volunteers helped us raise funds to support the chess program from food sales (THANK YOU!).
Congratulations to all those who participated!

Some highlights included:

Rhys Black (Co-Champion) and Liam Chan, Classic Section.
NEST+m 1st place team!

Ryan Saleem, 1st place, Primary section

August Hannoosh, 2nd place, Novice 1 section

Malcolm Geller, 3rd place, K-1 section

See you at our Spring tournament on 4/26/20!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Inaugural NEST+m Team Tournament Results and Pics!

On Feb 9th, NEST+m hosted its first scholastic team tournament.  Inspired by the US Amateur East Team tournament, 16 teams competed against one another for this fun event.  In addition to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners in each section, prizes for Best Team Spirit, Best School Team and Perfect Score were also awarded.

Prize Winners: 
1st Place 1100+ -Black MaChin3 (Rhys Black, Oliver Ma, Matthew Chin), U1100- Golden Gang (Ivan Volvnyk, Bernice Li, Pierce Harvey)

2nd Place 1100+ - R to D2 (Choco Chen, Jody Chen, David Dunikov), U1100- Avenues (Sourya Gurram, Charles Guffie,  Abbott Smith)  

3rd Place 1100+ Dark Knights (Jack Faissal, Preston Ng, Glib Dunikov), U1100 - Fork Knight (Philippe Krasnov, Sylvie Vanderbilt, Lance Wolf) 

Best Team Spirit 1100+ R to D2, U1100 - Two Guys and Another Guy
Best School Team 1100+ Black MaChin3 (NEST+m), U1100 - Golden Gang (NEST+m)
Perfect Scores 1100+ Jody Chen,  U1100- Philippe Krasnov, Bernice Li, Abbott Smith

Congratulations to All! 



Tuesday, February 4, 2020

2020 Greater NYC Scholastic Chess Championship Results & Pics!

Thirty-five students from NEST+m participated in the "Cities" Championship on February 1 & 2, 2020. This was one of the biggest turnouts of the year for NEST+m. Thank you to our coaches Tamar, Tamaz and Ana and parent coordinator Natasha!

K-1 Championship:
David Dunikov (5th place)

K-1 U400:
Jonathan Kogan (15th place)

Primary Championship (2nd place team):
Glib Dunikov (15th place), Jack Faissal, Evan Zhao, Connor Chin, Liam Chan, Arabella Fang, Isabella Zhu, Anthony Zhu, Sophie Ma

Primary U1000:
Bernice Li (13th place), Zachery Ng, Pierce Harvey, Amelia Cotler

Elementary Championship:
Dylan Kang, Kai Tsuboyama, Rhys Black, Thomas Murphy, Ryan Ma

Elementary U1500:
Preston Ng (4th place), 

Elementary U1100:
Aneel Mittal

Elementary U700:
James Tan (1st place, unrated), Jaden Tan

Junior High Championship (1st place team): 
Spencer Chin (6th place), Charles Hua (7th place), Robert Shibata (15th place), Dylan Ma, Matthew Dinglasan, Jai Shah

Junior High U1300 (1st place team):
Oliver Hua (1st place), Andrew Tsai (8th place), Maya Nozaki, Oliver Ma, Dale Cotler