MECA Augusta Series Fall Quads Tournament Report

11.28.08 Twenty-six players turned out to compete in the MECA Augusta Series Fall Quads, played on November 22, 2008 at the Ground Round Restaurant in Augusta, Maine. Topping Quads 1-6 were Adam Schaff, Barry Magda, Jim DuBois, Akagi Kayashima, Kris Fecteau and Stephen Kaluzynski. The Augusta Series is the brainchild of Portland Chess Club President, Lee Doucette. If you lost chess pieces at this tournament please contact the tournament director at

Curt Brock (center) plays the white pieces vs. Rob Shore in Round 2 of the MECA Augusta Series Fall Quads.

Thanks to Lee Doucette and Barry Magda for contributing to this report.

MECA Augusta Series Fall Quads Crosstable

Adam Schaff (background right) studies his position during his Round 2 game vs. John Brady. Schaff went on to win this game and his third round game to place first in Quad 1.

The tournament's only female player, Ann York of Turner, Maine, plays Dan Fishbein. In the background, Norm Dostie, Dave Lawrence and George Zimbis observe Steve Kaluzynski's game vs. Joseph Parker.

Steve Kaluzynski (left) and Joseph Parker up close.

Rose Pelletier, Coordinator of Student Activities at the University of Maine at Augusta,
surveys the chess from behind the tournament director's table.


Prompt as usual, Dan, and as always excellent photos. When are we going to see you at the boards?? all my best, Dave Rice

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