Next Tournament


The Grand Prix is now behind us, a total of 24 players participated in the July event. New comers to the Grand Prix and the US Chess Federation are Ferdinand Supsup from Missasagua Ontario Canada, Thomas C Callea who has been attending the KenTon Chess Club on Thursday evenings. The cross table is available at
  • In the U1200 David Evans Memorial Section 8 players competed. First place was a tie between Ryan Madden and Partho Bhattacharya. 3rd Place was also a tie between George Barton, Nathan Palmisano and Ryan Palmisano. The Upset winner was Partho Bhattacharya with 194.5 points. In Round 3, Partho Bhattacharya tied Ryan Madden while in Round 4 Partho Bhattacharya defeated Geroge Barton.
  • The Senator Antoine M Thompson U1600 Section had a new undefeated champion in David S Miller. 2nd Place went to Benjamin W Havey and 3rd Place to Attorney James P Davis. Upset total point winner was Benjamin W Havey with 556 points, Steve L. Baer 347 points, Phillip M Laugeman 326 and Dr. James J Paul 32 points. In Round 3, Steve L Baer defeated Glenn Conlin, Benjamin W. Havey defeated William M Rich and Dr James J Paul tied Attorney James P Davis. Round 4 saw Benjamin W Havey defeat David Biddle and Phillip M Laugeman defeat Glenn Conlin.
  • In the Grand Prix Open Section, 1st Place and Undefeated was National Master Lionel L Davis. 2nd Place went to National Master Barry B Davis while tying for 3rd Place was Nourali Rastbood and Thomas A Warner. Upset total point winner was Michael A Mc Duffie, Chess Ambassador, with 886 points and Thomas A Warner with 59 points. Round 3, Thomas A Warner defeated Ferdinand Supsup (Canada), Round 4, Michael A. Mc Duffie defeated Ferdinand Supsup (Canada)
  • Our next tournament will be the CAN/AM International Chess Festival, a two day event, 4 Rounds, Swiss, 40/2, SD 30. Games will be 10:30am and 5pm both Saturday July 26th and Sunday July 27, 2008. This will be held at the Kenmore Community Center, 135 Wilber Avenue, Kenmore NY 14217, Registration will be from 9am till 10 am. Scholastics will play Saturday ONLY starting at 10am, 11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Advanced entries greatly appreciated and can register by email to with full name, USCF ID number and Expiration, USCF current Rating, level of play in section and contact number with email.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you, Michael, forposting this info immediatelly. I will be absent for a while.