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Thanksgiving Classic

Thanksgiving Weekend Classic Sat. 11/29/2008 Four Rd SS:G/45, 1st Rd 9:30 am for all sections. ½ point bye available if requested prior to round 1, Unpaid late entries must take a ½ point bye in round 1. Please bring your own sets ,boards and clocks none will be provided. Open section : open to all EF : $15.00 if received by 11-22-08 $7.00 more at the site .All prizes based on 20 entries 1st ,2nd ,and class A and B. Reserve section 1800 and under EF : $15.00 , if received by 11-22-08 $7.00 more at the site. Prizes based on 20 entries 1st 2nd and class C and D. Scholastic section EF: $8.00 if received by 11-22-08 $2.00 more at the site. Time control G/30 cash and trophies based on 20 entries. Send all advance entries to Old School Chess Enterprises 3587 Harlem Rd. Cheektowaga, NY 14215. Direct all inquiries to Douglas Dubose at or call (716)836-4364.
Can anyone name the chess player pictured who could carve you up at the board as easily as this turkey?


  1. I actually had him over my house for dinner once, and I think it was pretty close to Thanksgiving---in the 1970s.

    As for the carving up, here's how to make and exploit a weak Pawn.

  2. Ben says: Yasser Seirawan