Note: Grandmaster Smirin will give a simultaneous exhibition at 1pm, Saturday, February 17, 1996, in the UMBC University Center Ballroom Lounge. Everyone is welcome to play or watch.
March 20, 1996. No class--spring break. Note: The UMBC Open is Saturday-Sunday, March 16-17. Grandmaster Smirin intends to play in this 5-round Swiss system tournament.