Tuesday, September 30, 2008

New chess club in W.N.Y.

Two new chess clubs have been added to the Western New York landscape.

The Riverside Chess Club had its first meeting 9-30-08. Next projected meeting dates are:10-9-08, 5-6:30 pm,10-14-08,5-7 pm, 10-23-08, 5-7 pm, 10-28-08, 5-6:30 pm,11-6-08, 5-6:30 pm, 11-20-08,5-6:30 pm, 11-25-08, 5-7 pm December dates to be announced. The club is located at 120 Tonawanda St. in Buffalo---contact Glenn Luba, Branch Manager, at (716) 875-0562 or Douglas Dubose (Club Director) at (716) 836-4364 for more information.

Also starting on 10-4-08, the North Tonawanda Chess Club will be meeting at 505 Meadow Drive in North Tonawanda, meeting time at 10:00 am Saturday morning contact Anya Puccio at(716) 693-4132 or Douglas Dubose club director at (716)836-4364 for more information.

The Ron Cozzi Old Editions Bookshop Open will be held Saturday October 25,2008 at the Educational Opportunity Center 465 Washington St. Buffalo,NY 14203. This will be a 4 round swiss system event, G/60 EF $15 must be received by 10-18-08, $5 discount each additional family member after one full price entry. On site registration8-8:30 late fee $7,Rds 9-11:30-2:30-5:00 Prize fund $500 b/50 entries . Four sections, Open, U1800,U1400,U1100. One 1/2 pt bye if requested before Rd 1. USCF membership required ,tournament memberships and renewals taken on site. Make checks payable to Old School Chess Enterprises 3587 Harlem Rd. Cheektowaga,NY 14215 for more information contact Douglas Dubose at (716)836-4364 or (716)848-0779 or e-mail at Trophies donated by four time City Champion Ron Cozzi of Old Editions Bookshop and Cafe.