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Pictured are the Golden Knights of Lockport, a NEW SCHOLASTIC K-9 National USCF Chess program! They have been meeting every Monday nights at the Charles Upson Elementary School from 6pm to 8pm for group chess lessons and group chess play. The program is directed by Mrs Lucy Pencille and Michael A. Mc Duffie, USCF Chess Coach, USCF Tournament Director and Boy Scouts of America, Chess Merit Badge Counselor.

Please come and join The Golden Knights of Lockport on Saturday, Feb 8th at the Lockport YMCA, located at 19 Main Street, Lockport NY. The tournament is hosted by The Archangel 8 Chess Academy, an Unrated Scholastic K-9 Chess Tournament for Beginners!

All Scholastic players are to report by 2pm on the second floor. All games will start at 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm and 5:3pm. Entry fee is $15.00 per student. Cash only accepted at the door.

Chess players are encouraged to bring their own chess set, algebraic chess board and digital chess clock, if they have chess equipment. Limited Chess equipment will be provided for all chess players!

Trophies will be awarded by The Archangel 8 Chess Academy once all games are completed. Individual and group photos will be taken and submitted to the Lockport Sun and Journal our Media Sponsor!

Submitted by Mc Duffie, Chess Ambassador

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