GM William Lombardy Memorial and Blitz Set for November 28 in NYC

In memory of one of the greatest legends of American chess, William Lombardy (1937-2017), the Marshall Chess Club plans a FIDE Rated Memorial Blitz. Find details below.

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: GM William Lombardy Memorial and Blitz.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 28th ∕ 7- 10 pm

WHERE: The Marshall Chess Club ∕ 23 W 10th St ∕ New York NY

DETAILS:          

9-SS, G/3 +2. FIDE Blitz Rated. $2500 Guaranteed! $600-450
350-250- 150; top U2400/unr, U2200, U2000, U1800: $100 each;
Top Senior (born in/before 1955): $100-50; Top Junior (born
in/after 2001): $100-50. EF: $25; Non-MCC Mbr: Additional $25
Mbr Fee. GMs Free. Reg: 6:15-6:45pm. Rds: Begin at 7pm and
continue ASAP. Max three byes; request at entry. Register
online: www.marshallchessclub.org/register. 23 W 10th St /
NYC / 212-477- 3716.

CONTACT: Bryan Quick ∕ MCC Executive Director ∕ 212 477 3716 ∕

[email protected]

www.marshallchessclub.org

 

 

Comments

  1. Sad news. He was abandoned by the chess community when he was evicted in New York, and died living with others to help him. One of the greats, I met him months before he died, while he was in Iowa City, Iowa. Lucky i got to buy his book, which he personally autographed it for me.

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