Next Tournament

Sardinia Tournament this Saturday


Sat. Nov 2

At the Sardinia Community Center(Town Hall),12320 Savage Rd, Sardinia NY

2 sections:

Adults: 3SS, G45, EF $10, ( may be changed to 4SS, G/30 depending on # of entries) Rds.:11am,1pm,2:30pm.

$50 first prize guaranteed!

Scholastic: 1-4pm Round Robin-Play as many games as possible in 3 hrs!

EF$5, Trophies for 1st place rated and non-rated. All Scholastic players will receive a prize!

For info call Tom Warner 716-572-1443

















Presented by Buffalo Fire Commissioner, Garnell W. Whitfield, Jr. and The Archangel 8 Chess Academy, celebrating over 14 years of Educational Enrichment Youth Chess programs in WNY.

Join us in Celebrating National Chess Month. This is a sanctioned USCF dual rated, Game 50 with a 5 second delay, No elimination, USCF Rules ENFORCED! USCF Membership required for the OPEN and U1500 Sections.

Where: Main Place Mall, Upper Level, 390 Main Street, Buffalo NY, FREE Parking under Mall, FOOD Court and Boutique stores are open during tournament play. CASH PRIZES of $570.00 based on 36 paid players! USCF members must bring chess set, board and digital chess clock. PIZZA AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED TO PAID TOURNAMENT PLAYERS!

FORMAT: All three sections will play, 4 games with no elimination. OPEN and U1500, Game 50 with 5 second delay, USCF rules enforced. OPEN CASH prizes based on 18 players - Advance Entry Fee is $25 or $30, $200 - $100 and $60. U1500 CASH Prizes based on 15 players, Advance Entry Fee is $15 or $20, $120, $60 and $30.

GAME SCHEDULE; OPEN and U1500 players must report by 9am, Games start at 9:15am, 11:30am, 1:15pm and 3pm.

SCHOLASTICS K-8 UNRATED SECTION will play four games, Game 30 with 5 second delay, No elimination. Advance Entry Fee is $10 or $15. TROPHIES AWARDED! SCHOLASTIC players must report by 9:30am, Games start at 10am, 11am, Noon and 1pm.

ADVANCED ENTRY FEES and Online registrations must be received by Midnight, Thursday, October 17th, 2013 with full name, USCF number, section and telephone. Online registrations with reply to

Please mail and make checks payable to The Archangel 8 Chess Academy, 60F Guilford Lane, Buffalo, NY 14221, must be received by midnight, October 17th.

Questions or comments, please reply to TELL A FRIEND AND BRING A FRIEND! Also view the new chess movie BROOKLYN CASTLE ON YOUR PBS STATION!

Submitted by Mc Duffie, USCF TD and Boy Scouts of America, Chess Merit Badge Counselor