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.


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


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: 23 W 10th St /
NYC / 212-477- 3716.

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

[email protected]




  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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