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Jimmy Griffin/Tim Russert Memorial reminder

Just a reminder the Jimmy Griffin/Tim Russert Memorial will be this weekend, don't miss out on the opportunity to take part in this event recognizing these two great sons of the Buffalo area.I am expecting a good turnout based on the advanced entries that have been received and oral commitments received. Here again are the details: JIMMY GRIFFIN-TIM RUSSERT MEMORIAL January 31,2009 Educational Opportunity Center 465 Washington St. Buffalo, NY 14203 4 round swiss G/30 entry fee $15 rounds:9:45,11:00,12:15 , 1:30 Registration 9-9:35 Open,U1450 and Scholastic sections 1st, 2nd cash prizes in Open and U 1450 sections based on 20 entries in each section. Trophies for 1st , 2nd and 3rd in scholastic section. All entries after 9:35 will be forced to take a ½ point bye. Please feel free to indicate your intent to play below or e mail me at with your name USCF ID # and the section you wish to play in. Questions call Douglas Dubose at (716)836-4364. Send advanced entries to Old School Chess Enterprises 3587 Harlem Rd. Apt5 Cheektowaga ,NY 14215. No checks accepted at the site.


  1. I plan on playing.

    Mark Mieth
    USCF # 12975121 exp 10/31/11
    current rating 1354, January rating 1345
    Section to play U1450

  2. I intend to take part unless something happends.

    USCF #12304570: exp. 2009-11-30
    current rating 2055, January rating 2073

  3. I'm not sure if I can make it (I have a string rehearsal with Mark Wood from the Transiberian Orchestra!), but here is my stuff:

    Ben Havey
    USCF # 13290323 exp 1/31/09 (Just on time!)
    current: 1504
    Section: Open

  4. Good luck to all in the
    tournament this Saturday.