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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Main Place Mall - Upper Level

390 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14201

Presented by Willie Hutch Jones Sports Clinic and The Archangel 8 Chess Academy.

In response to the survey of active chess players we have reduced the entry fees for both open and scholastic players, increased the time controls and we have combined the sections to help us all have access to play higher rated players. You do learn more when you play higher rated players.

REDUCED ADVANCE ENTRY FEE $20 OR $30 CASH ON SITE, NO CHECKS OR REFUNDS! Advance entry fees to be received no later than Friday, July 17, 2009. Advance entries may be paid on Monday @ Clarence Library from 6pm - 8pm, Tuesday @ Gloria J Parks Community Center from 6pm until 8pm, Wednesday @ Frank Merriweather Jr Library from 6pm until 8pm, or at Spot Coffee from 9pm until 10pm Wednesday.

NEW REGISTRATION TIME: 9AM UNTIL 9:30AM. Rounds start at 9:45am, 11:30am, 1:15pm and 3:00pm. A single half point BYE available.

US Chess Federation Open Rated Chess Tournament, Four Rounds, Swiss System, Game/50. USCF membership REQUIRED to participate. Also you must bring chess set, chess board, and chess clock.

NEW PAYOUT! With a combined format everyone will play all entries based upon performannce. CASH PRIZES BASED UPON 17 TOTAL ENTRIES! BREAKDOWN:OPEN $140, U1900 $80 & 50, U1400 $70.00.

WILLIE HUTCH JONES SCHOLASTIC SECTION (K - 8TH GRADES) USCF RATED! ENTRY FEE $5.00. MEDALS TO THE TOP THREE WINNERS IN EACH LEVEL. U600 AND U1200. Registration closes at 9:30am, Rounds start at 10am, 11am, Noon, 1pm and 2pm. Awards to follow immediately. FOOD COURT OPEN DURING TOURNAMENT PLAY!

Please mail checks payable to Archangel 8 Chess Academy, July GP to 60F Guilford Lane, Buffalo, NY 14221. All must be received no later than Friday, July 17, 2009. Please include full name, USCF ID number, expiration date, section of play and telephone number.

Thank you in advance for your continued support. This format will be used for the August Grand Prix, held on Saturday August, 15, 2009. Questions can be directed to or


  1. Michael,

    I'll be playing as well.

    USCF ID : 13880240
    exp. 1/31/11