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War of 1812 Bicentennial Chess Festival: Upcoming Buffalo, NY Chess Events
War of 1812 Battle of Black Rock
NOTE NEW STARTING TIME! Welcome to summer!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The Main Place Mall, 390 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
(Free parking under mall)

Free pizza and refreshments provided for all paid tournament players

4 Games, no elimination, Game 50; d5, USCF Membership required

Early Bird Deadline $25 or $35 Cash at the door, No Checks accepted at the site!

Sections are Open, U1800, U1400 and U1000.
Cash Prizes are based on 16 entries; Open $200, $100, $50, U2000 $70, U1800 - $120, $60, and $30, U1600 $70, U1400 - $100, $50, $30, U1200 - $60. U1000 Trophies Awarded only to the Top 3 overall, Top U800, Top U600 and Top Unrated.
Online advanced registrations are required by midnight, Friday, July 20th with replies to with full name, section, USCF ID number and telephone number.
Please mail and make checks payable to:
The Archangel 8 Chess Academy, 60F Guilford Lane, Buffalo, NY 14221
All players must report by 9:00 am.
Games will start at 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:15 pm and 3 pm.
Please bring chess set, chess board and digital clock.

Thursday, July 19, July 26 and August 2, 2012, from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Audubon Branch Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, East Amherst, NY 14051.
Eligible Students in Grades 2-4. Please bring chess set, chess board, limited supply available. Limited seating to 24 students, first come first serve basis.
Advanced online registrations only, to by midnight, Wednesdays prior with full name, grade, school and telephone number. Registration is free with library card. Playoffs games on August 9, 2012 and Championship on August 23, 2012 starting at 10am until Noon. Playoffs and Championships will be held on outdoors on the plaza of the Buffalo Central Library in Buffalo, NY.


  1. I will play Open section. USCF 13247130

  2. Please enter in open
    Tom Warner 12448829 1810
    in u1800
    Albert Patterson 12561958 1676
    in u1400
    Ryan Palmisano 13624603 1246
    Mathan Palmisano 13624598 1197
    Austin Kossow 12937240 1198

    1. Sorry- Ryan,Nathan and Austin can't make it.

    2. add in u1400
      Todd Thompson 14319884 1047

  3. I intend to play, but sometimes I have at last minute different obligations and am never sure.
    Marijan Procyk, 12304570, 2059

  4. and I have to take buy first round because cannot be there until 10. So I will play unless need to do other obligations. Sorry about that, buytr I never know. Marijan