Presented by Buffalo State College, Buffalo, New York, inconjunction with The Archangel 8 Chess Academy.

This is a 3 day weekend FIDE and USCF rated Championship held on Friday June 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2011 at Campbell Student Union, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY. This is the start of our annual Summer Chess Festival in Buffalo – Niagara Falls, NY area.

The FIDE Open section is a 7 Rounds, Swiss, FIDE & USCF rated, Game 120. Advance Entry fee is $120 by May 31, 2011 or $150 USD Cash only at the door. Projected Cash Prizes are $1000, $500 & $350; U2200 – $300 & $150, U1800 – $300 & $150.

Games Schedule: Fri. June 3rd at 1pm and 6pm, Sat June 4th at 9am, 1:30pm and 6pm, Sun June 5th at 9:30am and 2:30pm.

The Mayor’s Cup U1500 Jeff White Memorial Section is a two day event, starts on Sat June 4th and 5th, 2011. This is a 5 Rounds, Swiss, Game 90, USCF rated. Advanced entry $45 USD before May 31, 2011 or $60 USD Cash only at the door.

Game Schedule: Sat June 4th at 10am, Rd 2 at 2:30pm and Rd 3 at 6pm, Sun. June 5th at 9:30am and 2:30pm.

U1500 Cash Prizes are $200 – $100 & $80.

The 5th Annual Mayor’s Cup Scholastic Team Championships will only be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011. The advance entry fee is $25 or $40 USD by May 31, 2011. This will be a 5 Rounds, Swiss, Game 30. Three players from the same school consist of a team. Registration closes at 11am. Games start at Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Trophy and awards to follow.

To register online, please reply to with full name, USCF Id number, Section and telephone number. Please mail and make checks payable to The Archangel 8 Chess Academy, 60F Guilford Lane, Buffalo, NY 14221 no later than May 31, 2011.

Thanks for your continued help and support.
Mc Duffie, Chess Ambassador

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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