Monday, February 16, 2009

Strategy& Tactics presents...

A series of monthly chess tournaments with fun and information in mind!
"By any means necessary"... or The Rumble in the Jungle! Who: Anyone who is unrated or has a rating 1799 and below is welcome! USCF membership is not required for this event! When: Sunday Feb 22, 2009 Registration: 2:00 pm-2:20 pm Round 1 2:30 pm Round 2 3:30 pm Round 3 4:30 pm Where: 2335 Main St Buffalo NY Entry fee:$20.00 Format: 3 rounds game 30 time/control Sudden death (Quads- 4 player sections) Prizes: $60.00 1st prize per player section! All 2nd place finishers will receive a complimentary private lesson from 3 time Buffalo City Champion Barry Davis! Please submit game scores for the Strategy and Tactics Newsletter! Spectators are welcome! For more information contact Tournament Director Barry Davis at (716)563-7087

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Unrated Chess Tournament

Unrated Chess Tournament
A non-rated chess tournament for children will be held at the Riverside Public Library at 820 Tonawanda St. Buffalo,NY on Friday, March 6,2009. This event is only open to unrated children of all ages, admission is free. There will be 4 rounds and trophies will be given to the top three finishers. Preregistration is required and only 20 players can participate. Registration must be received by February 27,2009, players may register by phone by contacting Mr. Luba at the Riverside library at 875-0562 or by contacting the tournament director Douglas Dubose at 836-4364. Refreshments will be served!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Chess Expert Alan D.Fenster

Fenster, Alan D.

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FENSTER - Alan D. January 6, 2009, beloved husband of Susan (Chludzinski) Fenster; devoted father of Sarah Fenster; stepfather of Simon and Gwendolyn Binder; brother of Myrna Ross. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, 10:30 AM, at Temple Beth Am, 4660 Sheridan Dr., Williamsville. Memorials may be made to Temple Beth Am. Arrangements by MESNEKOFF FUNERAL HOME, 639-8890.
Published in the Buffalo News from 1/7/2009 - 1/8/2009

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Jimmy Griffin/ Tim Russert Memorial

JIMMY GRIFFIN-TIM RUSSERT MEMORIAL January 31,2009Educational Opportunity Center 465 Washington St. Buffalo, NY 142034 round swiss G/30 entry fee $15 rounds:9:45,11:00,12:15 , 1:30Registration 9-9:35Open,U1450 and Scholastic sections1st, 2nd cash prizes in Open and U 1450 sections based on 20 entries in each section.Trophies for 1st , 2nd and 3rd in scholastic section.All entries after 9:35 will be forced to take a ½ point bye. Please feel free to indicate your intent to play below or e mail me at with your name USCF ID # and the section you wish to play in. Questions call Douglas Dubose at (716)836-4364. Send advanced entries to Old School Chess Enterprises 3587 Harlem Rd. Apt5 Cheektowaga ,NY 14215.
No checks accepted at the site.

Monday, December 22, 2008

E.O.C. Christmas Open cancelled

The EOC Christmas open has been cancelled due to state cutbacks,next event 1-31-09,any advance entries will be refunded.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Didn't see it coming

This game was played on ICC with a 3 minute blitz time control the game shows what can happen when you play with out a plan.