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Queen’s Chess social celebrates Women’s History Month on Sat, March 23, 3pm-6pm


The Archangel 8 Chess Academy celebrates over 25 years of on Saturday, March 23, 3pm-6pm. This event is in the meeting room at the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Branch Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue

Come and enjoy the friendship of other women while bonding over our knowledge and love of chess. Chess instructions are are provided by Michael A. McDufflie, US Chess Federation Chess Coach.

 Inaugural Buffalo Middle School
Chess Championships 

Saturday, April 20, 2024 10 am – 4 pm
Downtown Central Library 2nd Floor, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo

Players must register before April 13 at with name,
USCF ID (if applicable), school, grade, and phone number.

Two sections: 4th/5th graders and 6th/7th graders. Each section limited to 20 players. All players must bring a Staunton style chess set with algebraic chess board and digital chess clock (if available). Players should bring a bag lunch and their own snacks.

USCF rules enforced. “Touch move,” Castling – must touch the King first, then the Rook.

Swiss format, four games. Time control; Game 25, with 5 second delay.

Report by 10 am., seated at 10:30 am. Games start promptly at 10:45 am.

Remaining games start immediately after both sections are completed. Written chess notations optional; scoresheets available. Awards to the top three winners in each section.

Awards Ceremony presentations and group photos at the conclusion of all games.

Hosted by USCF affiliate Archangel 8 Chess Academy, African American Arts & Cultural Corporation

Michael A. McDuffie, Tournament Director

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