The December 29th G/60 event at the Portland Chess Club had 22 players. Yogi Saputra of Albany Oregon won the event with 3.5-.5. Gregori Alpernas of Lake Oswego Oregon handled the TD tasks. The crosstable can be found on the USCF website.
The United States will play in the Pan American Team Championship, a qualifier for the 2013 World Team Championship. The event will be held January 24-30 in Campinas, Brazil, near Sao Paulo. The US team, in the absence of Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky, who have prior commitments to compete in conflicting events in Wijk aan Zee and… Continue reading US Team in Brazil
24 players took part in the event on Dec 16th. Fred Kleist of Seattle was the tournament director. From the USCF website, he sure has run a lot of events since 1991. Tournaments as Chief Director 680 (since Jan. 1, 1991) Sections Directed 1699 (in 688 events since Jan. 1, 1991) Other Events Worked 26 (since Jan. 1, 1991)… Continue reading Seattle CC December Tornado
Steven Breckenridge of Gresham and Andrew Larson of Florida tied for first place with 4-1 scores. The both took a 1/2 point bye and drew with Bill Heywood. At 3.5-1.5 were Alfred Pechisker and James Chan both of BC and Heywood of Portland. 19 players in this section. The lower section was won by a… Continue reading Portland CC Winter Open Dec 15-16, 2012
The usual TD, Gary Dorfner of Tacoma, in the usual place, the Tacoma Chess Club, held the Christmas Congress on Dec 8-9 with just 9 players. Alan Bishop of Tacoma took a 1/2 point first round bye and then won the rest of his games for a 3.5-.5 score including a win over NM Viktors… Continue reading Christmas Congress Results
The 2012 Western Idaho Open, December 8-9, 2012 in Boise, Idaho was won by GM Alex Yermolinsky (Sious Falls, SD) with 4.5 points. FM Nick Raptis (Portland) was 2nd place with 4 points. There was a 4-way tie for 3rd-6th place between Joshua Sinanan (Seattle), Paul Johnson (Boise), Caleb Abernathy (Meridian, ID), and Peter Olsoy… Continue reading Western Idaho Open
This Chess Tournament was held Dec 1-2, 2012 at the Seattle Chess Club under the direction of Fred Kleist of Seattle. Viktors Pupols of Kingston won the event with a perfect 4-0 score. The event had 13 players and a time control of G/125 with delay of 5. The cross table can be found on the… Continue reading Rain City Plus-Score Swiss Results
The 2012 National K12 Championships that were held 30 November – 2 December at the Marriott Orlando World Center Resort, Orlando, FL had 10 players from Washington and Oregon attending. Kyle Haining of Kellogg Middle School, Lake Forrest Park WA played in the 95 player 7th grade section and scored 5.5-1.5 tying for 5th-9th place just… Continue reading WA/OR in National Scholastic