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Robert Johnson Memorial

Here are the details on the 2012 Bob Johnson Memorial Chess Tournament:

Location:        Sweetwater Banquet Room, 2nd floor, 15 East Main Street, North East Pa. 16428.  Free Parking in the Bank lot East of the Tournament Hall.

FREE -      No entry fee, but donations accepted.  Three round Swiss Style. There will be a maximum of 5 players per team, but multiple teams are permitted.

Under 1600 and Open categories, plus an Unrated Section.  Players in the rated sections must be current USCF members or renew at the tournament. "Top Team" will be determined by the top 4 scorers combined from the Open and U1600 sections. Unrated section players will NOT count towards top team points.

Date:               Saturday, October 20th 2012.

Rounds :        10 AM --  1:30PM --  5PM

Time control: G/90 with a 5 second delay, if you are using a digital clock.

Important:      There will be NO onsite registration!

So far, we have 11 players registered for the event. In the Open Section, we have Barry Davis, Douglas Dubose, Kevin Roulhac, and Gary Boyes. In the U1600 section, we have Brian Sayers, Bob Simpson, Mark Mieth, Vic Bahl, Jerome Green, Michael Dunn and Michael McDuffie. Please contact me at if you would like to represent one of the Buffalo teams in this great event.  Some of us are traveling to North East on Friday evening and staying over at the Holiday Inn Express. Others are venturing down on Saturday morning. We hope you'll join us!

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