Welcome, this is a page for updates on open lecture schedule, upcoming tournament schedule, and my games. I do one on one tutors with any age. E-mail me for one on one tutoring or any chess related subjects benzochess@gmail.com
Check out my website @ http://www.benzochess.com

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

First video!

Hey all this is the first blog that I'm posting with both video and picture.
Under the position picture is the link of the video posting that I have. The position above is black to move and win but I blundered and drew instead of winning the game.
Please leave a comment and let me know what you think of my first video!

Monday, November 14, 2011

53rd William Martz Memorial/ NCO!!!

Nov. 25-27
Hilton Garden Inn, 11600 W. Park Pl., Milwaukee, WI 53224.
In 2 Sections,

Open: 6SS, 45/2, SD/1, EF: $45 by 11/23; $5 more later; Jr and new members $3 less. $$b/50: $350-200. X $150 A $125 B $120 C $115 D $110 U1200 $100 Unr $80. Reg.: 11/25 10-11:30 AM. Rds.: 12-7; 10-5; 10-3:30.

Scholastic: 4SS, G/60, EF: $10 by 11/23; $5 more later. Prizes: Trophies to Top 3 and Top Girl; Medals to 2+ scores. Reg.: 11/26 8-9:30 am. Rds.: 11/26: 10-1-3:30-6.

ENT: Ben Corcoran, 2711 N. University Dr. #64, Waukesha, WI 53188 262-506-4203. INFO: benzochess@chess.com. HR: $84 (Mention chess) 414-359-9823. www.wischess.org. Make checks payable to WCA. Chess Magnet School JGP.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Menomonee Falls K-12 Open / Simul

Menomonee Falls K-12 Open / Simul
Dec 3rd
W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road - Menomonee Falls, WI 53072
Free to Scholastic K-12 in One section, Scholastic (Under age 18).
Registration is 9-9:45. Rounds 10 is the first round, then the following
rounds will start asap. Time Control is Game in 15.

Registration for the Simul is from 1:30-2. Simul will start shortly after 2.
The Simul will be given by Tournament Player Ben Corcoran. Ben will take
on any challengers!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

November Man vs Machine! G/60. 4/5 rounds

Hello again, I'm playing against Excalibur Kingmaster 111 (est 1750) in some G/60 matches. Check back soon for games to be posted!!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Menomonee Falls Open/ Simul

Menomonee Falls Open/ Simul Sept 24th
W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road - Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Free to everyone in two section Adult and Scholastic (Under age 18).
Registration is 9-9:45. Rounds 10-10:45-11:30-12:15-1
Time Control is Game in 15.

Registration for the Simul is from 1:30-2. Simul will start shortly after 2.
The Simul will be given by Chess Master Bill Williams and Tournament Player
Ben Corcoran. Both Bill and Ben will take on any challengers!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

BC Challenge!

Check out www.benzochess.comfor full story and pictures from the tournament.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

SWCC championship, RD1 vs Wenz

A good battle against expert Wenz!
Click herefor the game!

Sunday, July 10, 2011

VS. Kingmaster lll 7-10-11

Kingmaster lll made a big blunder on this move!
Click here to view the game!

Monday, July 4, 2011

vs Kingmaster lll on 7-3-11

Lots of Tactics that I missed in this game and
had big chances of winning the game!
I hope I can get the next one!
Click here to see the game!

vs. KingMaster lll on 7-2-11

I made a huge mistake that forced me to resign because of the discover check by black

Click here to see the game!

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Man vs. Machine

I'll be playing a best of 5 against Excalibur Kingmaster 3 during the weekend and week 4th of July. The computer is estimated 1750 elo and I'm about 1530 elo. I'll be playing as White games 1,3, and 5 while Kingmaster 3 will be playing as white games 2 and 4. I'll be posting game 1 today and I might play game 2 either today or tomorrow.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Internet game from Chess.com 6-20-11

Click here to see an internet game I played!http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif

My opponent was too aggressive and tried to keep the pawn advantage but failed and lost his Bishop and some more!!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Hales Corner Challenge!

105 players have participated in this event of 4 rounds. A total of 6 masters were playing in the event and a lot of strong players in the Open section. Awonder Liang is now an Expert after his strong performance in the tournament. I posted some of my games on my website from this event at http://www.benzochess.com/games.html

Monday, March 28, 2011

Simul April 2nd @ Menomonee Falls Library

I'll be giving out a Simul on Saturday April 2nd. I hope this will be a good turn out. First simul I played 13 games and won all but losing to one! My goal is to play 20+ chess players at the same time.

Play me to a Draw and get a Chess T-shirt with 2 free private lessons!
Beat me and get a Chess Medal, with 3 free private lessons!

Best Game Prize!!! You must be taking chess notation during the chess game. I will award the best game 5 free private chess lessons!

You allowed 2 passes! If you don't know what to move on your turn, just say pass!

I will explain chess notation if anyone wants to keep track of their game!

When I arrive to your board, you make a move, then I'll make mine! Then you have to wait till I come back to your board before you make another move!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Menomonee Falls Open!

February 12th @ the Menomonee Falls Library.
W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road - Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(262) 532-8900

Registration is from 9:30-10:30.
Time Control is G/30.(non rated)
Rounds at 11am, 12:30pm, 1:45pm, 3pm.

Prizes are either chess books or chess t-shirts. Prizes will
be given to top 2 or 3 and section winners.

Entry Fee: FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!