Category Archives: mehmed pasalic

Stayin’ Alive

The Blaze keep their playoff chances on life support and pull the plug on the defending champs

They may not be the team they were last year, but the Dallas Destiny are still the defending champions of the U.S.

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Pummeled by the Pugilists

Knockouts squeak past Blaze 2.5-1.5

Photos: Andi Rosen

In another close contest against a league leader that looked like it could end in a draw, the Blaze ultimately came up short Wednesday night, losing 2.5-1.5 to the New…

Posted in Blog, Jan van De Mortel, angelo young, eric rosen, glenn panner, joel benjamin, maret thorpe, mehmed pasalic, new jersey knockouts | 3 Comments

Frisco Holds Blaze at Bay

Chicago bows to Mechanics 2.5-1.5

It was a seesaw match that seemed at first to be going our way, but the storybook ending was not to be, as the San Francisco Mechanics held on, as widely predicted, to beat…

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It’s Dark and We’re Wearing Sunglasses

So what if the Blaze are underdogs in Monday night’s match? We’re on a mission from Caissa.

The Chicago Blaze find themselves in familiar territory as they prepare to face the undefeated San Francisco Mechanics Monday night in Week…

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The Blaze Ignite

Chicago finally gets on the board with a 2.5-1.5 victory over Tennessee

Photos: Daniel Parmet

It’s good to win. That was the sentiment at the Holiday Inn Skokie last night as the Chicago Blaze finally posted their first victory…

Posted in Alex Shabalov, Blog, Tennessee Tempo, angelo young, daniel parmet, florin felecan, glenn panner, jaan ehlvest, john bick, jon burgess, larry cohen, mehmed pasalic, peter bereolos, todd andrews | 5 Comments

Deja Vu

Blaze Stung by Scorpions in Season Opener Again
In the short rivalry between the Chicago Blaze and the Arizona Scorpions, there really hasn’t been much of a rivalry at all. In fact, the “rivalry” can be

Posted in Arizona Scorpions, Blog, betsy dynako, daniel parmet, florin felecan, gary alan fine, glenn panner, len weber, mehmed pasalic, midway chess club, nikola mitkov, trevor magness, william shehan | 1 Comment

Blaze Bow to Queens Machine

The Chicago Blaze became the latest victims of the Queens Pioneers’ rolling juggernaut last night, falling to the formidable Forest Hills squad in their USCL match by a score of 3-1.

It was the…

Posted in Blog, angelo young, emory tate, florin felecan, mehmed pasalic, new york, queens pioneers | 7 Comments

Blaze Beat Baltimore in Nail Biter

Blaze Manager Glenn Panner watches nervously in the early going as IMs Mehmed Pasalic and Emory Tate play their Baltimore opponents. All turned out well, however, as the team gave Glenn an excellent birthday present by beating the Kingfishers.

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Blaze Hold on for Draw Vs. Frisco Powerhouse

Blaze chief technology officer Sevan Muradian served as the official team glad-hander last night, congratulating the winning players: Mehmed Pasalic (top) and Angelo Young.

After beating the Dallas Destiny last week, the San Francisco

Posted in Blog, angelo young, emory tate, florin felecan, mehmed pasalic, san francisco mechanics | 1 Comment

This Week’s Opponent: San Francisco

Here are the matchups for this week’s meet between the Chicago Blaze and the San Francisco Mechanics. The Mechanics beat the defending champion Dallas Destiny in their first meet last week, and they have significant ratings advantages against Chicago on…

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