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International Master Kenneth W. Regan, Ph.D goes undefeated at the September Friendship Chess Festival 2010, held at the Gloria J. Parks Community Center in Buffalo, New York.

This was the final event of the summer and I want to personally thank the new attendance record of 28 chess players who supported our efforts. Newcomers to the Buffalo Chess community were Andrew and Ansgarius Aylwand, Craig Schneider from Erie, PA, Marcus D. Richardson, and Joshua Graf. Returnees and newly renewed their USCF memberships were Alexander Regan and Bryan Castro.

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The final results were the 2010 September Friendship Festival Undefeated Champion, Kenneth W. Regan, International Master and 2nd Place winner, Barry Davis, National Master. U1800 Class winners were Ryan Madden and Bryan S. Castro. The U1600 Class winners were Matthew Peck, James P. Davis, David Gluchowski, Marcus D. Richardson, Andrew Aylward and Ansgarius Aylward.

Upset Leaders were Alexander Regan, the only youth player from Nichols achieved 639 pts, Michael Skok - 239 pts, James J. Paul - 165.5 pts, Bryan S. Castro - 163 pts, Glenn Westcott - 99.5 pts and Barry Davis - 6 pts.

Our next tournament, Saturday, October 16, 2010, we will return back to the Main Place Mall, 390 Main Street, Buffalo NY, for the remainder of the year to celebrate National Chess Month.

Also join us for the Archangel 8 Chess Academy, "Dual Simul" Chess Exhibition on Sunday, October 17th at the Walden Avenue, Borders Bookstore in Cheektowaga NY. The Dual Simul will feature International Master, Kenneth W. Regan and Barry Davis, National Master both are from Buffalo NY. Seating is limited, First come, First served! Reservations only with reply to, please include full name and telephone number.

If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the FIDE Masters Summner chess series, please reply to Special thanks to Vic Bahl who captured some candid pictures of the event.

Final report by Mc Duffie, Chess Ambassador

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