Oregon Open set for Labor Day Weekend

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The annual Oregon Open, decease
the biggest chess tournament in Oregon, is set for Labor Day weekend, September 1-3, 2012, in Gresham. See the flyer and entry form at http://www.nwchess.com/calendar/OR_Open_flyer_2012.pdf.

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2 thoughts on “Oregon Open set for Labor Day Weekend”

  1. Standings at Oregon Open are published on the Portland Chess Club web site (www.pdxchess.org) after each round

  2. The 2012 Oregon Open held Labor Day Weekend at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham Oregon
    ended in a 6 way tie in the Open Section at 4.5-1.5 score. All six won $175.00 each and they were
    Nick Raptis of Portland, Roland Feng of Seattle, Michael Macgregor of Tacoma, Matthen Sellers of Michigan, Nathan Lee of Issaquah, WA and Paul Bartron of Tacoma. 42 players were in the Open Section.
    47 players played in the Reserve Section and that ended in a two way tie at 5-1 between David Yoshinaga, Oregon
    Chess Federation President of Tigard and Takuma Saio-Duncan of Oregon good for $295.00 each.
    Gregoria Alpernas of Lake Oswego was the chief tournament director. The USCF Crosstable can be
    found http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?201209033832.0
    The crosstable provided by the sponsoring Portland Chess Club can be found

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