Portland CC G/60 Results

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.

US Team in Brazil

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

Portland CC Winter Open Dec 15-16, 2012

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

Western Idaho Open

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

WA/OR in National Scholastic

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