A U.S. Chess Federation Open Tournament for youths and adults will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on the upper level of Main Place Mall on Main Street.

It is sponsored by Buffalo’s Archangel 8 Chess Academy, Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell W. Whitfield Jr., the Buffalo Association of Black Social Workers and the city’s Willie “Hutch” Jones Educational and Sports Programs organization.

U.S. Chess Federation membership is required for open and sectional competition for adults, with cash prizes for adult and youth winners.

For information on entry fees, contact

Payment of entry fees must be made by midnight Thursday in order to compete Saturday.