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The Archangel 8 Chess Academy is Celebrating over 10 years of Educational Enrichment Chess Programs for Young Students.

The August Summer Chess Festival is presented by Garnell W. Whitfield Jr, City of Buffalo, Fire Commissioner and The Archangel 8 Chess Academy. Held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the Gloria J Parks Community Center, 3242 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214.

USCF membership is required for this 4 Rounds, Swiss, Game 60 with $915.00 in Guaranteed Cash Prizes. Please bring your chess set, chess board and digital chess clock.

Guaranteed Cash Prizes are as follows; Open section $200 - $150 - $100, U2100 - $125 and U1800 - $100. Star Scholastics awarded Trophies to Top Female, Top Catholic and Top 5 winners. Urban Queens Section - Not USCF members.

Chess Schedules - Registration from 9am to 9:30am, Games start at 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm and 5:30pm. Scholastic players will play 4 Games, Swiss, Game 30, starts at 11am, Noon, 1pm and 2pm.

Discounted Entry Fees are Open - $40 v $55, U1500 - $25 v $35, Scholastics $10 v $15 Cash USD at the door.

Please mail and make checks payable to The Archangel 8 Chess Academy, 60F Guilford Lane, Buffalo, NY 14221 with full name, USCF number, Section of play and telephone by August 17, 2011.

Please continue our Tell A Friend, Bring A Friend Referral program to help us grow the Buffalo Niagara Chess Club Community. All online registrations with replies to by August 17, 2011.

Mc Duffie, Chess Ambassador


  1. I will play:
    USCF: 12304570
    exp.: 2012-11-30
    rating 2047

  2. Marijan Procyk

    I am sorry but would not be able to play. Have a funeral this Saturday. Next time.