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March 13, 14th, and 15th, 2009

Gloria J. Parks Community Center 3242 Main Street, Free Parking in Rear. Buffalo, NY 14214

ACT NOW! Let others know you will be part of the first Buffao Masters FIDE RATED OPEN. This is a great warm up for the upcoming Marchand Open, Rochester NY. Please email me at if you would like to have the advance entry fee of $40 vs. $50.00 Cash only on site. Please include full name, USCF ID number, USCF Rating and section of play. Here are some of the players committed for this weekend:

  1. Lionel Davis - 2234, Buffalo
  2. Eddie E Mark III - 2158, Maryland
  3. Neal Goldberg -2152, Virginia
  4. Eric Grabowski - 2113, Ohio
  5. Vance Williams-2101 Buffalo
  6. Rev. Marijan Procyk -2062 Buffalo
  7. Mark J. Clark - 2004, Jamestown
  8. Tony Kimbrough-1900, Buffalo
  9. Harish Srinivasan - 1744, Buffalo
  10. David S. Miller - 1727, Tonawanda
  11. Joshua M. Rofrano - 1717, Maryland
  12. David M. Biddle - 1568, Tonawanda
  13. Francis A. Grabowski - 1509, Buffalo

There also are other sections including U1450, Scholastic, and Hal Payne UNRATED Scholastics. These sections will only play on Saturday ONLY, and will be Game/60 Swiss Event.

Thanks for all of your support. There is still time to ACT!

Mc Duffie, Chess Ambassador and fellow of WK Kellogg Foundation


  1. Another FIDE player joins the section, Marijan Procyk, 2062, Buffalo NY will be there.

  2. Add another player, Tony Kimbrough, 1900, Buffalo NY will attend.

  3. Wow so many experts in one event great tourny Mike this should be alot of fun, starting with the Marchand i'll have to get serious and play in their international events to get at the gms ,so its doubtful that i will play locally anymore gotta turn up the heat!! Vance said he may play too.