Amateur Team East
Every year chess players up and down the eastern seaboard
anxiously await this fantastic tournament. The U.S. Amateur Team
East provides an opportunity to get together with friends and
play chess in a fun, yet still competitive atmosphere.
action will begin on Valentine's Day and carry through February
16th at the tournament's usual location, the Hilton in Parsippany,
A six-round Swiss system tournament, the Amateur
Team East pits teams of four players against one another in competition
for prizes including digital clocks, engraved pens, plaques, and
above all, recognition.
Your team could even win a dinner
for four if you are best dressed on theme night. So don't forget
your scally caps and tube socks because this year's theme is "Celebrate
This is one time during the year when instead
of playing against your best friends, you are able to play with
them on the same team. The U.S. Amateur Team East is sure to please.
get your team together and head over to the Parsippany Hilton
for great chess and a good time. Good Luck! (Please find details
for the event online at www.uschess.org.)
White to mate in two moves.
Link to solution at the bottom.
Engi, T. - Juhasz, M.