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The Buffalo Teachers Federation and The Archangel 8 Chess Academy will host a US Chess Federation,Four games, Game 50 with 5 second delay, sanctioned tournament at the Main Place Mall, Upper level, 390 Main Street, Buffalo NY on Sat July 19, 2014.

The Buffalo Chess community is invited to join in tournament play and share stories about Charles L. Davis, Esq. He always played in the U1600 section when he was able to participate. This month the CHAMPIONS of each section will receive the 2014 Charles L. Davis, Esq. Memorial plaque or trophies for the scholastic K-9 section in his name. Charles L. Davis, Esq. died on July 16, 2013 in Buffalo NY.

PIZZA and Refreshments will be provided for all paid tournament players! OPEN and U1600 Players are asked to report by 9am. USCF dual rated games will start at 9:15am, 11:30am, 1:15pm and 3pm. USCF current Membership is required!

Scholastic K-9 players, will play four non rated games with digital clock and notations, report by 9:30am and non rated games will start at 10am, 11am, Noon and 1pm. Trophies and Top Female Awards to follow after the tournament.

CASH PRIZES FOR OPEN AND U1600 are based on 36 total paid players. OPEN SECTION - EF $35 Cash at the door, OPEN CHAMPION will receive a memorial plaque and $200, 2nd Place - $100, 3rd Place -$60. U1600 Section - EF $20 CASH at the door. U1600 Champion will receive a memorial plaque and $130, 2nd Pace - $60 and 3rd Place -$30.

ONLINE advance registrations are greatly appreciated with reply to by midnight, July 16th, with full name, uscf id number and section of play.

Thanks for all your continued help and support. Keep the Charles L. Davis memories and family in your prayers!

Mc Duffie, Chess Ambassador