2019 Auction

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Chess Collectibles

Item Current Bid
2018 Sinquefield Cup chess board signed by all the players from that event
DGT Board - The Official DGT Board from the "1st unofficial Fischer Random Chess960 World Championship" Autographed by Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura
Autographed vinyl chess board by former Chess World Champion Garry Kasparov
Autographed chess board by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Play Magnus Chess Set & Board with Autographed Carrying Case
Autographed vinyl chess board by GM Fabiano Caruana
Autographed vinyl board from the 2019 US Championship and 2019 US Women's Championship
Straight Up Chess - Vertical Chess Board with Pieces (Value $350)
Learn Chess the Easy Way - DVD Series Complete Set by GM Susan Polgar (14 DVDs - $280 retail value)
Learn Chess the Right Way - Book Series Complete Set by GM Susan Polgar - Signed (5 volumes - $100 retail value)
Coach Jay's Chess Academy - Coach Jay's Complete Set (includes 7 Lesson Books and 7 Puzzle Packs), Messenger Bag, Notation Book and more (Value $213)
Poker Chess Set - created by WGM Jennifer Shahade
Rich as a King book by GM Susan Polgar - Signed ($30 retail value)
Breaking Through book by GM Susan Polgar - Signed ($30 retail value)


Chess Camps,Lessons and Special Offers

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Chess Camp: Chess Educators - One week of chess camp
G&T Quads - Impact Coaching Network - 1 Week of ICN/G&T Summer Camp featuring 2018 US Champion Sam Shankland - July 8th-12th (Retail value: $625)
G&T Quads/Impact Coaching Network - One Season Pass to G&T Quads ($360)
Chess Camp: Hunter School - 1 week of Hunter Summer Chess Camp (4 days)
Chess Camp: Little House of Chess - Open Camp - one week of chess camp for the week of August 26-30
Chess Camp: Little House of Chess - Girl's Camp - one week of chess camp for the week of August 26-30
Chess Camp: PS 41 - 1 Week of Chess Camp (5 days)
Marshall Chess Club - 1 month of Adult Chess Classes held weekly from 6pm - 8pm
Marshall Chess Club - 1 year membership
Marshall Chess Club - 3 free entries to tournaments at the club
Joint family membership to the Chess Club of Saint Louis and the World Chess Hall of Fame, includes free access to the US Championship, US Women's Championship, US Junior Championship and all of the WCHOF exhibitions
Chess lesson with the Chess Club of Saint Louis Resident Grandmaster - 5 1-hour lessons online or in person
GM Lev Alburt - one hour lesson plus a chess book
GM Maurice Ashley - lesson
GM Oliver Barbosa - lesson
GM Joel Benjamin - lesson
GM John Fedorowicz - lesson
GM Ben Finegold - chess lesson via Skype
GM Robert Hungaski - Four one-hour lessons (via Skype or equivalent telecommunication method)
GM Nadya Kosintseva, one of 37 women in the world who hold the title of Grandmaster - 2 online chess lessons
GM Irina Krush - lesson
GM Alex Lenderman - lesson
GM Mac Molner - chess lesson
GM Elshan Moradiabadi - one hour lesson
GM Magesh Panchanathan - lesson
GM Michael Rohde - lesson
GM Vladimir Romanenko - 3 lessons
GM Sam Shankland - 30 minute lesson via Skype
IM Alex Ostrovskiy - lesson
IM Bruce Pandolfini - lesson from America's most experienced chess teacher
WGM Sabina Foisor - one hour lesson
WGM Jennifer Shahade - lesson
WIM Carolina Blanco - lesson via Skype
Manhattan Open - One Entry to CCA's Manhattan Open July 19-21, 2019 -- $25,000 guaranteed prizes (value $160)
DecodeChess - Annual subscription (12 months from moment of activation)
DecodeChess - Annual subscription (12 months from moment of activation)
DecodeChess - Annual subscription (12 months from moment of activation)
DecodeChess - Annual subscription (12 months from moment of activation)
ICC - Six-Month Membership
ICC - Six-Month Membership
ICC - Six-Month Membership
ICC - Six-Month Membership
ICC - Six-Month Membership
ICC - One-Year Membership
Chess.com - One Year Platinum Membership
Chess.com - One Year Platinum Membership
Chess Lesson from Jonathan Corbblah, Chess Coach at Trinity School
Chess Lessons (2 one-hour lessons) from National Instructor/Candidate Master Andre Harding from Growing Minds
Chess Lesson (via Skype) from Alanna Katz from Growing Minds
Chess Lesson from John Kennedy, Chess Coach at Browning
Chess Lesson from Fedor Khrapatin, chess coach at Browning - one-hour lesson
Chess Lesson from Nitai Leve, Chess Coach at TAG School
Chess Lessons (2) from Candidate Master Angel Lopez, Chess Coach at Chelsea Prep
Chess Lesson from Marcus Mairena, Chess Coach at Collegiate School
Chess Lessons (3) from Shawn Martinez, Chess Coach at P.S. 116
Chess Lesson from 12-year-old Daniel Mero
Chess lesson from Danny Rohde, Chess Coach at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
Chess lesson from Danny Vulis - Chess Coach at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
Beginners chess lesson from 8-year old Tani Adewumi - NY State K-3 Chess Champion
Avenues Chess Tournament - One free entry for the 2019-2020 Season




Sports Collectibles and Offers

Item Current Bid
Football signed by NFL great Tony Romo
David Cone autographed baseball
David Villa autographed cleats
Basketball signed by Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson
Cal Ripken Jr. autographed baseball
New York Rangers - Two tickets
NY Yankees tickets - Two tickets for July 13th game vs Toronto Blue Jays
SLT - one private group class (Retail value $500)
Chaise Fitness - 3 free reinvention method group classes at UES or Flatiron Studio
Rumble - gift card for 5 classes (Retail value $182)
Grand Prix New York Racing - 10 Weekday Race Pass Package, Valid Monday-Friday, Expires 6/1/20. Age and Height Requirements (Value $150)
TotalFusion Studios - 5 classes (cycling, barre, yoga or bootcamp, retail value $125)


Other Items

Item Current Bid
The Jefferson, Washington DC - A two-night stay for two in a Deluxe King Room Tax included, subject to Blackout Dates and Availability. Expires 6/20/20 ($1,000)
1 Week of Tennis Camp or 9-hole Golf Camp: Your choice, either indoor tennis or 9-hole golf camp at The Club of Riverdale (TCR). Both camps include daily swim periods and lunch. Suitable for elementary and middle school kids of all abilities. Our camps run all summer long. Read details here (value up to $930)
Southwest Airlines - Two round-trip (4 one-way) tickets valid for service only in the U.S./territories and possessions including Puerto Rico (retail value $800)
Southwest Airlines - Two round-trip (4 one-way) tickets valid for service only in the U.S./territories and possessions including Puerto Rico (retail value $800)
Two Chemical Peels by Board Certified Dermatologist Susan L. Ungar MD PC ($700)
Classic Kids Photography - a family photography session and a fine art 8x10 BW portrait. Expiration date 6/20/20 (retail value $685)
Eva Qin Photography - Family/children Photo Session + products $520 gift certificate: covers one Complimentary Photographic Session (value $200), plus one high quality Wall Art Canvas (professionally retouched and printed on canvas, 9x14, value $320). Read restrictions here.
Eva Qin Photography - Family/children Photo Session + products $350 gift certificate: covers one Complimentary Photographic Session (value $200), plus three high quality Gift Prints (professionally retouched and printed, 5x7, value $150). Read restrictions here.
Eva Qin Photography - Family/children Photo Session + products $350 gift certificate: covers one Complimentary Photographic Session (value $200), plus three high quality Gift Prints (professionally retouched and printed, 5x7, value $150). Read restrictions here.
Eva Qin Photography - Family/children Photo Session + product $265 gift certificate: covers one Complimentary Photographic Session (value $200), plus one high quality Gift Print (professionally retouched and printed, 5x7, value $65). Read restrictions here.
Eva Qin Photography - Family/children Photo Session + product $265 gift certificate: covers one Complimentary Photographic Session (value $200), plus one high quality Gift Print (professionally retouched and printed, 5x7, value $65). Read restrictions here.
Eva Qin Photography - Family/children Photo Session + product $265 gift certificate: covers one Complimentary Photographic Session (value $200), plus one high quality Gift Print (professionally retouched and printed, 5x7, value $65). Read restrictions here.
A Maximillian's List reservation for two to attend Sleep No More. Reservation includes front of the line access / complimentary coat/bag check / and a reserved table in Manderlay Bar. Restrictions apply (see notes, retail value: $440)
Four VIP/Premium Tickets to see Monday Night Magic, New York's longest-running Off-Broadway magic show (value $412). All tickets must be used on the same evening. Expires may 31, 2020.
10-pack of training lessons at Tone House Nomad (value $400)
Eden Presley 14k gold open heart ring (value $400)
Lotte New York Palace Hotel - A One Night Stay in a Cathedral View Guestroom. Expires July 1, 2020. Offer excludes the months of September and December and is based upon availability.
Ray Ban Aviator Style Sunglasses courtesy of Studio Optix (retail value: $250)
Kieran McKenna Salon - Thorough consultation regarding your hair needs with Master stylist Kieran McKenna. Includes a haircut and blowdry style with Kieran McKenna (retail value: $240) Expires 120 days from auction date.
Kimara Ahnert - Makeup 'Lesson/Application' - valued at $200
Shake Shack behind-the-scenes tour including lunch for 8 people (UES location)
Public Hunt voucher - redeemable at any upcoming Public Scavenger Hunts for up to 6 people ($150 value)
Modern Pinball NYC - Unlimited Pinball All-Day Pass for a Family of Four (Valid Monday-Friday, valued at $130)
Two ticket vouchers to climb at The Adventure Park at Long Island (retail value $121). Please note the expiration date on the voucher. Park rules and other information here
Lady M Confections - $100 gift certificate
CoolMess - $100 gift certificate to be used towards classic or ultimate party package
Via Transportation Inc. - $100 Via Gift Cards redeemable for $100 of Via Ride Credit each for use on the Via app in the Via zone, including airports. Gift card must be redeemed within six months after the date of the auction.
Via Transportation Inc. - $100 Via Gift Cards redeemable for $100 of Via Ride Credit each for use on the Via app in the Via zone, including airports. Gift card must be redeemed within six months after the date of the auction.
Foods of NY Tours - 2 adult tickets for any of their most popular tours: Original - Greenwich Village - Heart & Soul of Greenwich Village - and Chelsea Market & Highline
A Little Card Company - $100 gift certificate
Storm King Art Center - one-year family membership (see notes for details, value $125)
Mel's Burger - $100 gift card
1-Hour Private Guitar Lesson with the Founder of Guitar Guide Guru, Mike Papapavlou (M.A.), a Guitar Instructor with 10+ years of teaching experience (valued at $100).
Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art and Storytelling - Family membership (see notes for details).
Moschino Silk Scarf featuring Powerpuff Girl
Hennessy VSOP Privilege Mixology Set (retail value $79.99)
Michael Aram Olive Branch Gold Trivet (value $79)
Four Adult Standard Reserved tickets to One World Observatory at One World Trade Center. Expires June 2, 2020. (retail value $136)
Ripley's Believe it or Not! Times Square - Two complimentary passes (retail value $65)
Shipwrecked Miniature Golf in Brooklyn - Four passes for rounds of miniature golf
Studio 34 - haircut and blowdry (retail value $55)
Gabriela's Restaurant & Tequila Bar - $50 gift card
drybar - gift card for one blowout (retail value $49)
Essentials - Hair Care Basket
Oriental Trading - $25 gift Certificate
Ben's Kosher Deli - $25 gift Certificate
Barney Greengrass - Breakfast for two
2 Day passes to The Cliffs LIC with all rental climbing gear included. (Retail Value $88) All climbers must be at least five years of age.
2 Day passes to The Cliffs LIC with all rental climbing gear included. (Retail Value $88) All climbers must be at least five years of age.
Day pass to The Cliffs LIC with all rental climbing gear included. (Retail Value $44) All climbers must be at least five years of age.
Sugar & Bronzed airbrushed tan or sugaring session and gift bag
A Night on Sweaty Betty


The Silent Auction will close at 4:00pm on Sunday, June 2, 2019 except for the entries to play in the Grandmaster Blitz tournament, which will close prior to the start of that tournament.

‚Äč In order to achieve our goals, we need your help! Any donation of (new and unopened) merchandise, gift certificates or experiences would help support this event and pancreatic cancer research. To make an in-kind donation, please contact Norma at the following email address: championship@charitychess.org