Bughouse Championship

On Friday, October 7th, the Hart House Chess Club hosted its annual Bughouse Championship to crown the best bughouse team in the Club! Congratulations to IM Nicholas Vettese and his partner, Denis, for becoming HHCC’s 2022-2023 Bughouse Champions!

23 2-player teams registered for the 6 round swiss event, which was played during HHCC’s weekly casual play.


Final Standings

Team NameCombined RatingPointsBetter Buchholz Tiebreaker
2peepeepoopoo man2400519
3Chol Matthew2200518.5
5Alligators Angry2800420
6Solo Sacrifice0415
7_ Ubermensch0414.5
10Swindle Uncle3200322
11Engineers Team3400318.5
12Rick Cookie2400317
14Degenerate Gambiter 22100216.5
17Unrateddd/No Idea0214
19J & J1500211
20Wow/peepeepoopoo man24000.513.5
21No Idea00.513
23Brain Chip Hans’0012

Original Event Info:

The HHCC Bughouse Championship is happening Friday, October 7th from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm! You can sign up at the Hart House Reading Room anytime between 4 pm – 7:30 pm the day of. If you don’t have a team, you can register as a “solo,” and we will pair you up.

Free entries for all members and the prize will be a $25 gift card for the two players of the winning team! (for non-members it will be a fee of $5)

Bughouse is a popular variant of chess that is played with teams of 2 players. The goal of this tournament is to get you to engage with others and have fun! It should be a fun night!