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As a Kellogg Fellow volunteer, The Archangel 8 Chess Academy will dedicate the following Grand Prix Chess Tournaments in the name of the Kellogg Foundation program for Community Change. These tournaments may be part of the US Chess Federation & Chess Cafe yearly competition if the tournament is listed in the TLA section of Chess Life magazine. More information regarding this Foundation can be found at: Also see as Buffalo gets mentioned beginning on page 6: We are seeking corporate and/or individual sponsorships to enable us to grow the chess tournaments through marketing, underwriting of cash prizes and trophies, scholarship for entry fees and travel funds for future out of town/state tournaments. Sponsorship levels include Pawn Level $600 Rook Level $1000 and King/Queen Level $1500. Mark your calendars now for the third Saturday of the month from January till May 2008. These dates are: January 19th This event has concluded and we look forward to the report of the results from the WNY chess ambassador. February 16th March 15th April 19th May 17th Four rounds, Swiss format, Game 45 for Rounds 1, 2 & 3. Game 60 for Round 4. Main Place Mall, 390 Main Street, Upper Level, Buffalo, NY 14202 FREE PARKING UNDER MALL. Registration from 8:15am till 9am. Unpaid late arrivals must take one half point non playing bye! Rounds must start ontime because the Mall closes at 5:30pm. Open Grand Prix Section; Advance Entry Fee $40, or pay $50 (USD) CASH at the door. Grand Prix Prizes GUARANTEED 1st Place $250, 2nd Place $150 and U1750 Class Prize $80. U1600 Section; Advance Entry Fee $30, or pay $35 (USD) Cash at the door. U1600 Cash Prizes based upon 20 entries: 1st Place - Trophy & $150, 2nd Place $90, 3rd Place $60. New for 2008 will be an U1200 Cash Prize section based upon 20 entries: 1st Place Trophy and $150, 2nd Place $90, 3rd Place $60. Advance Entry Fee will be $25, or pay $35 (USD) Cash at the door. This will challenge those elgible players to work on their chess skills and strategies. Adults who have current U1200 USCF ratings will also qualify in this new section. Our Scholastic Sections will have Trophies for 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place. These developing players will play others in same grade based on the section (ie.3rd Grade to 5th). Advance Entry fee is $15, or pay $20 Cash at the door. ADVANCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN: JANUARY 14TH, 2008. Make checks payable to: ARCHANGEL 8 CHESS ACADEMY, KLCC JAN 2008, 60F GUILFORD LANE, BUFFALO, NY 14221. Must be or must become a member of the US Chess Federation. Can join at the site between 8:30am and 9am. Complete registration must have check for entry in the section of participation, full name, USCF ID number, USCF rating and expiration date submitted by deadline.

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